The science and history of the lake Thoreau made famous.
One astronomer has taken to U.S. National Parks to rekindle an old romance.
To understand turbulence we need the intuitive perspective of art.
A climate scientist asks whether nature can save us from ourselves.
Scientists are blocking out the light of distant suns to look for life.
A trip to a Louisiana river delta reveals an ecosystem that is growing up.
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.