First-ever unmanned underwater glider crosses the Atlantic
December 7, 2009, 11:32 p.m. by Katherine Butler
Experiment opens new frontiers in oceanography and ocean observation.
Lab's powerful laser simulates how a star's jets travel through space
December 1, 2009, 12:17 a.m. by Katherine Butler
Scientists use one of the most powerful lasers in the world to reproduce the way a stellar jet behaves when it slams into giant clouds of dust and gas.
Latest Rhodes scholar is environmentalist who studied in Antarctica
November 23, 2009, 6:31 p.m. by Katherine Butler
Grace Tiao focused on mapping organisms to predict life in other areas of Antarctica.
Ancient man may have hunted large animals to extinction
November 22, 2009, 1:45 a.m. by Katherine Butler
New report reveals that humans, not climate change, may be responsible for wiping out many species.
Potential blockbuster has an ambitious eco-message
November 12, 2009, 3:50 p.m. by Katherine Butler
But will James Cameron's $500 million <i>Avatar</i> deliver?