Knowing the addresses of a thousand galaxies yielded a remarkable picture of our universe.
Month: January 2016
Robert Hazen is a geologist who plays music–two interests that have a lot in common.
It’s possible to find all of Earth’s history tucked inside a market stall in Morocco.
A tablespoon of olive oil is put into a lake. After 10 min, a half-acre of waves are gone.
A scientist dives beneath the surface of the frigid Antarctic ice sheet.
Scientists are learning how we can edit memories–and delete our worst fears.
What’s behind the death of a tiny creature with an outsized role in the Antarctic?
The 2015 quake that rocked Nepal was the biggest in 90 years–can we forecast the next one?
What is the secret link between rocks and minerals, and every living thing on Earth?
Minerals are essential in making everything from skyscrapers tall, to mobile phones small.