How counting sunspots unites the past and future of science.
A scientist tells us how her field instills timefulness.
This bitter dispute set the stage for the modern weather forecast.
Virtual and augmented reality diversify geoscience education
Love notes and warning messages are buried in Earth’s frozen archive.
We’ve been looking for life on Earth-like planets. Will Europa teach us better?
A new model—“The Big Splat”—explains the strange asymmetry of the moon.
Is there a biochemical reason that extreme weather makes us happy?
In sprawling Florida, one group of geologists is never short on business.
Three years of darkness and cold spawned crime, poverty, and a literary masterpiece.
How a star explosion may have shaped life on Earth.
The quest to uncover the thousands of unknown mineral species.
We are ignoring the gains that balance the losses.
North America’s modern rivers came from an extensive system larger than today’s Amazon.
How science can help us prepare for hurricanes, and rebuild after them.
The Gaia hypothesis implies that once alien life takes hold, it will flourish.