The heat waves that powered the Dust Bowl are now more than twice as likely to happen again
May 27, 2020, 12:38 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
Record-setting heatwaves at least twice every century in the U.S. are possible, and all thanks to climate change.
NASA's asteroid deflection mission may spark an artificial meteor shower
May 19, 2020, 1:19 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
The DART spacecraft's collision with an asteroid in 2022 may result in the first human-generated meteoroids to reach Earth.
Norway plans to excavate a Viking ship burial for the first time in a century
May 14, 2020, 12:18 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
Found with ground-penetrating radar, the Viking-era ship is only about 20 inches below the surface of a farm field.
20 miles of Seattle streets will soon close permanently to most cars
May 13, 2020, 3:23 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
The closures are part of a city-wide initiative to empower people to safely bike and walk across the city.
Scientists find direct link between electrical fields in the atmosphere and living organisms
May 11, 2020, 11:49 a.m. by Michael d'Estries
The surprising connection may pave the way to new treatments for illnesses such as epilepsy and Parkinson's.
Black holes power some of the brightest objects in the universe, so why is ours so calm?
May 4, 2020, 4:37 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
Researchers are attempting to figure out why Sagittarius A* is something of a deep sleeper.
1,000-year-old mill restarts full-time flour making
April 23, 2020, 12 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
U.K. site is grinding out flour to boost supply during the pandemic.
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