The Nobel Prize in Physics 2021

The Nobel Prize in Physics 2021 was awarded “for groundbreaking contributions to our understanding of complex…

Three volcanoes are erupting at the same time in Alaska

The simultaneous eruptions have been going on for more than a week but do not currently…

One Of The World’s Most Dangerous Volcanoes Sends Lava Flows Through Villages

Nyiragongo, a massive shield volcano near a city of 2 million people, erupted over the weekend…

Nuclear Fission Reactions Are Happening at Chernobyl Again

Scientists are scrambling to neutralize the threat. A melted amalgam of nuclear fuel at Chernobyl is beginning to react. The…

The Fairy Circles Mystery Gets a New Suspect

A small study suggests that soil microbes could play a role in the ring-like grass formations…

Why One Side of Earth Is Rapidly Getting Colder Than the Other

It’s a strange tale of two hemispheres. New research shows the Pacific hemisphere is losing heat faster…

NASA-funded Network Tracks the Recent Rise and Fall of Ozone Depleting Pollutants

A short-lived resurgence in the emission of ozone depleting pollutants in eastern China will not significantly…

Light pollution: The dangers of bright skies at night

Artificial light revolutionized life on earth. But as our nights grow increasingly bright, its negative impacts…

New Reef Discovery in Australia is a Once in a Century Find

Scientists have studied this species-rich ecosystem for more than 100 years, so the discovery of a towering 1,600…

Continents ‘prone to destruction’ in infancy

Geologists model the origin of the cratonic mantle. Digging deep into the planet’s past, Australian geologists…