Bigger is better, if you're a leatherback sea turtle.
Space-based observations of Earth provide abundant data about our world. Now, thanks to research led by Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, they can provide powerful information about how urban centers are growing worldwide. ...
To accurately forecast wintertime bad air days in Utah's Uintah Basin, researchers must use real atmospheric measurements to estimate chemical emissions from nearby oil and natural gas fields, a new study in Atmospheric Chemistry ...
Scientists have presented the most comprehensive evidence to date that climate extremes such as droughts and record temperatures are failing to change people's minds about global warming.
Aquarius Reef Base – the world's only undersea research lab – has come back to life under the auspices of Florida International University.
On Oct. 28, 2011, the Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership (NPP) satellite successfully blasted into orbit in a spectacular night launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. Now, Suomi NPP has orbited the Earth more ...
(Phys.org) —As the Endangered Species Act nears its 40th birthday at the end of December, conservation biologists are coming to terms with a danger not foreseen in the early 1970s: global climate change.
(Phys.org) —If sea level rises as scientists predict, will your New Jersey home or parts of your town be underwater?
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's next generation of GOES satellites, beginning with GOES-R, will have the ability to take full-disk images of Earth at five-minute intervals.
SpaceX counted on better flying weather Wednesday as it geared up for the third time to launch a deep-space observatory, but canceled a radical rocket-landing test because of rough seas.