Learn about animals, weather and natural disasters, alternative energy, environmental politics and space.
Fri, Oct 24, 2014 11:01 PM
Lockheed Martin recently claimed to have designed a fusion reactor that can fit on the back of a truck. If viable, it really could change the world. Here's how...
New film documents the environmental and personal damage caused by the 2010 disaster.
Under the guidance of theoretical physicist Kip Thorne, the special effects team produced an image of a black hole that no one expected.
Pygmy seahorses are notoriously difficult to keep alive in captivity, but these researchers not only raised a family of them but also discovered a new clue to their camouflage.
Have you ever seen anything so delicate on an owl before?
Swimming mammoths isn't uncommon, or even unheard of today as the mammoth's descendant, the elephant, has been known to swim for food.
Due to technical limitations, the photo was created by combining images of the comet and Mars.
Thanks to financial incentives and renewables-embracing lawmakers, the Northeast rules for residential solar. (Idaho, on the other hand, has some serious work to do.)
Researchers found hundreds of ancient tools, including spear points and axes, along with a range of animal bones in what may've been an open-air workshop.
Most likely you're starting to see hay bales and pumpkins popping up right and left as we celebrate the most iconic aspects of the autumn season.
Whether you're planning to camp overnight or hike for only a few hours, make sure you're prepared before you hit the trail.
National Geographic magazine is known for its stunning, out-of-this-world photography, so it's no wonder that its photographers dominated one of the world's most prestigious photography competitions.
Easily disturbed by noisy helicopters, the tiny and nearly silent drone grants researchers close access to the iconic whales.
The new study has led state officials to revise evacuation maps for some Hawaiian residents.
If the sun sets before the eclipse starts or if the weather isn't cooperating, you can watch it online.
A group of tigers that were part of a dramatic animal cruelty bust are now kicking back in a swanky, 5-acre sanctuary habitat.
Activist and author blogs about politics, energy and Earth's resources.
Science journalist blogs about humans and other wildlife.