Why do you feel so awful at high altitudes?

Why do you feel so awful at high altitudes?

A drop in air pressure and oxygen can make you feel pretty out of shape

By | Posted February 26, 2015

Stories in the sediment

Stories in the sediment

Tom Cronin stumbled into studying deep ocean floors, and hopes he can help others find the same curiosity for the unknown

By | Posted February 23, 2015

Could a weird ice machine solve California’s energy problems?

Could a weird ice machine solve California’s energy problems?

Probably not, but it can store energy in the form of ice, which is pretty cool

By | Posted February 18, 2015

Preserving a safe passage for jaguars

Preserving a safe passage for jaguars

Human tolerance may be the key to keeping the jaguar population whole and healthy

By | Posted February 16, 2015

Pluto’s ongoing identity crisis stirs planet definition debate

Pluto’s ongoing identity crisis stirs planet definition debate

If you think this is just about Pluto, you’re thinking too small

By | Posted February 13, 2015

The fashonista physicist

The fashonista physicist

Theoretical physicist Ágnes Mócsy teaches art students science

By | Posted February 11, 2015

World Bank wants developing nations to go renewable, but are they committed?

World Bank wants developing nations to go renewable, but are they committed?

To curb climate change and ensure quality of life for the people living in poverty, large institutions have to lead the way

By | Posted February 10, 2015

For Midway Atoll’s birds, plastic is the main dish

For Midway Atoll’s birds, plastic is the main dish

The debris littering this historic island is just a tiny part of a global littering problem

By | Posted February 9, 2015

NASA opts out of new moon race

NASA opts out of new moon race

Did the U.S. make the wrong call in choosing an asteroid mission over a moon base?

By | Posted February 4, 2015

How a Jackie Chan disc could boost solar power

How a Jackie Chan disc could boost solar power

The nano-grooves on Blu-ray discs improve the light absorbency of solar panels, researchers find

By | Posted February 2, 2015