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Sites of major US weapons tests now see wildlife flourishing

From a tiny Pacific island to a leafy Indiana forest, a handful of sites where the United States manufactured and tested some of the most lethal weapons known to humankin

Fox News 19 Aug 2019 3:10 am

A Major Proof Shows How to Approximate Numbers Like Pi

The ancient Greeks wondered when irrational numbers, like pi, can be represented with fractions. Two mathematicians now have a complete answer.

Wired 18 Aug 2019 4:30 pm

Dark matter may be older than Big Bang: Study

Newkerala 18 Aug 2019 11:36 am

Watch: Comet dives into directly into sun, completely evaporates

The Solar and Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO) space telescope recorded a comet dive directly into the sun, which did not appear on the other side of it.

Zee News 17 Aug 2019 12:32 pm

Plague kills off Colorado prairie dog colony, state officials say

A prairie dog colony in Weld County, Colorado suffering from plague —  a serious bacterial disease that can spread to humans — has since died off, state

Fox News 17 Aug 2019 12:09 am

Extremely rare 1894 dime once owned by Jerry Buss sells for $1.3M

An extremely rare 1894 dime, one of only 24 minted and once owned by former Lakers owner Jerry Buss, has sold at auction for $1.32 million, including the buyer’s c

Fox News 16 Aug 2019 11:17 pm

Creepy 'zombie snail' flashes green and orange, freaks out hiker

A hiker going up the hills in Taiwan’s Changhua County earlier this month spotted a bizarre-looking snail that was flashing orange and green after its body was hij

Fox News 16 Aug 2019 10:50 pm

Massive crocodile spotted in Ohio creek while children were playing in water

A massive crocodile was spotted in a creek in Ohio while young children were playing in the water. 

Fox News 16 Aug 2019 10:45 pm

Da Vinci mystery: 'Abandoned' angel and Christ discovered beneath masterpiece

Experts have used sophisticated imaging technology to reveal hidden drawings of an angel and Christ beneath a Leonardo da Vinci masterpiece.

Fox News 16 Aug 2019 10:18 pm

Scientific reticence is a serious threat when it comes to climate change

Professionals need to speak out on looming dangers even at the cost of getting it wrong

DowntoEarth 16 Aug 2019 5:48 pm

America's largest asteroid impact left a trail of destruction across the eastern US

About 35 million years ago, an asteroid traveling nearly 144,000 mph smashed into the Atlantic Ocean near the modern-day town of Cape Charles, Virginia.

Fox News 16 Aug 2019 4:30 pm

The Bonkers Tech That Detects Lightning 6,000 Miles Away

If lightning strikes near the North Pole, and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound? Yes, because a global sensor network is always listening.

Wired 16 Aug 2019 4:30 pm

What University of Alaska's budget cut means for climate change research

The university is considered a global hub for Arctic and climate-change research, majorly because of its proximity to the Arctic

DowntoEarth 16 Aug 2019 3:05 pm

2020 US elections: No Democrat candidate offers bold plan for climate action

A number of polls suggest that Democrat voters also consider climate change to be a top-tier issue, as important as healthcare

DowntoEarth 16 Aug 2019 2:05 pm

A Rocket-Catchin' Copter, a Radioactive Russian Cloud, and More News

Catch up on the most important news from today in two minutes or less.

Wired 16 Aug 2019 3:51 am

Mysterious 'Plain of Jars' may be the burial place for thousands of dead babies and children, experts say

The mysterious ‘Plain of Jars’ in Laos has long been a source of fascination to archaeologists and is now revealing more of its grisly secrets.

Fox News 15 Aug 2019 11:51 pm

Robotic shorts could help you run and walk more efficiently

A robotic exosuit cuts the energy required to walk and run, and could be used by firefighters or others who spend long periods of time on their feet

New Scientist 15 Aug 2019 11:30 pm

Black hole at Milky Way's center seen behaving strangely

The black hole at the center of our Milky Way galaxy is behaving strangely, according to astronomers.

Fox News 15 Aug 2019 10:31 pm

Catch Rockets With a Helicopter? Yep, That's the Plan

SpaceX was the first to bring a booster back from space and use it again. Other companies are now following in its footsteps—kind of.

Wired 15 Aug 2019 6:30 pm

Actually, Gender-Neutral Pronouns Can Change a Culture

In 2012 a non-gendered pronoun dropped into Swedish discourse. Today it's widely used—and it's nudging people to see the world a little differently.

Wired 15 Aug 2019 4:30 pm

A Strange Radioactive Cloud Likely Came From Russia

In 2017 a plume of radioactive gas wafted across Europe. A study now shows it probably stemmed from a nuclear accident in southern Russia.

Wired 15 Aug 2019 3:30 pm

Interstellar dust from ancient supernova found on Earth

Cosmic dust found in Antarctic snow was likely birthed in a distant supernova millions of years ago. The dust's interstellar journey eventually brought the material to Ea

Fox News 15 Aug 2019 2:30 pm

Scientists finding new ways to fight plastic waste

National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) scientist Gregg Beckham is an avid scuba diver. So he's seen the problem of plastics in the world's oceans firsthand. 

Fox News 15 Aug 2019 7:08 am

Arctic Plastic Pollution, a Hacker Joke Gone Wrong, and More News

Catch up on the most important news from today in two minutes or less.

Wired 15 Aug 2019 3:37 am

Injured baby raccoon uses custom-built mini-wheelchair

When an injured baby raccoon was brought to Arkansas wildlife rehabilitation specialist Susan Curtis the little mammal was in bad shape.

Fox News 15 Aug 2019 2:35 am

'Ubiquitous' microplastics are airborne, reaching remote Arctic ice

Microplastic pollution is now so commonplace that it's drifted to the furthest reaches of the Arctic.

Fox News 15 Aug 2019 2:10 am

Giant 'human-sized' monster penguin remains discovered in New Zealand

Scientists have identified a new species of giant penguin from fossils discovered in New Zealand.

Fox News 15 Aug 2019 12:35 am

Meteorite strikes made life on Earth possible, study says

There's been a notable increase in recent weeks about protecting life on Earth from a devastating asteroid strike. But a new study suggests that space rocks actually made

Fox News 14 Aug 2019 11:32 pm

Microplastics Are Blowing Into the Pristine Arctic

In snow samples collected across the Arctic and Europe, researchers find tens of thousands of microplastic particles per liter of snow—even in remote areas.

Wired 14 Aug 2019 11:30 pm

Woolly mammoth tooth discovered in Ohio creek by 12-year-old boy

A 12-year-old boy has discovered a woolly mammoth’s molar in the grounds of a resort in northeastern Ohio.

Fox News 14 Aug 2019 11:24 pm

Sea turtle hatchlings: How bright lights, smartphones, lure baby turtles to their deaths

With the sea turtle hatching season in full swing, experts are warning of the massive threat that bright lights and camera flashes pose to the baby turtles as they attemp

Fox News 14 Aug 2019 10:31 pm

How to make a BBQ thermometer with a BBC micro:bit

With a BBC micro:bit and a temperature sensor, you can make a device that tells you when your food is perfectly cooked

New Scientist 14 Aug 2019 10:30 pm

Two treatments for Ebola emerge from a clinical trial in Africa

NEWS ABOUT Ebola, a viral disease that kills up to 90% of those it infects, is usually grim. The latest outbreak, in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), has thus far

The Economist 14 Aug 2019 10:13 pm

Gay penguins adopt egg after attempting to hatch stones at zoo

A gay penguin couple at Berlin Zoo has been given an egg to adopt after staff noticed their attempts to hatch stones.

Fox News 14 Aug 2019 9:07 pm

Arctic could have no ice in September, shocking study says

A shocking new study says that sea ice in the Arctic could completely disappear through September each summer if average global temperatures increase by as little as 2 de

Fox News 14 Aug 2019 8:10 pm

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DowntoEarth 14 Aug 2019 7:51 pm

Scientists figured out why there are black squirrels all over the US

Whatever the case, they wrote, black fur remains a rare thing for squirrels in North America, occurring at rates of less than 1% in the two species. But already, they not

Fox News 14 Aug 2019 7:43 pm

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DowntoEarth 14 Aug 2019 7:17 pm

Fracking boom could explain the puzzling rise in global methane levels

The shale gas boom could be to blame for rising methane in the atmosphere. If the trend continues, it could put our climate goals in greater jeopardy

New Scientist 14 Aug 2019 7:05 pm

Chandrayaan-2 set on course to leave Earth orbit; put on risky lunar trajectory

India's Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft was pushed out of the Earth's gravitational field early on Wednesday on a linear path; timing critical for spacecraft's arrival on luna

IBTimes 14 Aug 2019 6:42 pm

Daily Court Digest: Major environment orders (August 14, 2019)

Down To Earth brings you the top environmental cases heard in the Supreme Court, the high courts and the National Green Tribunal

DowntoEarth 14 Aug 2019 5:50 pm

3 Animals Hurt By the New Endangered Species Act

These three creatures illustrate the harm that could come from the loss of protections, which the Trump administration announced Monday.

Wired 14 Aug 2019 5:30 pm

Climate change: More Tamil Nadu children at diarrhoea risk

The relation between warmer and wetter weather and diarrhoea has been well established in other parts of the world

DowntoEarth 14 Aug 2019 4:49 pm

The US Army is developing AI missiles that find their own targets

The US Army wants to build smart missiles that will use AI to select their targets, raising concerns that the technology will be a form of lethal autonomous weapon

New Scientist 14 Aug 2019 4:30 pm

A Tax Credit Fueled the Solar Energy Boom. Now It's in Limbo

A federal subsidy that helped launch the US solar industry is about to expire. The industry is likely to stumble without some replacement.

Wired 14 Aug 2019 4:30 pm