May 5, 2016, 9:09 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
Researchers studying satellite imagery say they've figured out the purpose behind the unique corkscrew puquios.
As U.N. makes history on Earth Day, Leonardo DiCaprio reminds us not to rest on laurels
April 22, 2016, 2:31 p.m. by Russell McLendon
More than 170 world leaders signed the Paris Agreement on Earth Day 2016, but that's just the beginning.
Meet the snowflake consultant for Disney's 'Frozen'
April 21, 2016, 12:14 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
Physicist Kenneth Libbrecht, a leading expert on snowflake formation, is proud to have added scientific accuracy to Disney's hit musical.
At long last, National Weather Service transitions away from all-caps format
April 12, 2016, 12:43 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Except in the event of EXTREME WEATHER EMERGENCIES.
Drought has one upside in San Jose: Easier waterway litter removal
April 6, 2016, 1:03 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Parched Silicon Valley creek beds reveal deposits of 1980s era e-waste.
Chinese PSA imagines bleak future with oppressive smog, flowing nostril locks
March 10, 2016, 2:08 p.m. by Matt Hickman
The moral of the story? 'Change air pollution before it changes you.'
Sea levels are rising fast, and they'll stay that way for a long time
February 23, 2016, 3:14 p.m. by Sami Grover
Sea levels are rising faster now than they have in over 2,800 years. And they'll keep on rising, even if we stop polluting tomorrow.
French town inundated with frothy, quivering waves of sea foam
February 12, 2016, 4 p.m. by Matt Hickman
It's like a blizzard ... but smellier and with 100% more dead algae.
Early spring or no? Groundhogs and other varmints weigh in
February 2, 2016, 10:40 a.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
Punxsutawney Phil didn't see his shadow in 2016, and thus predicted an end to winter. Did the other marmots agree?