Category: Environment

Scientists Smashed a Spacecraft Into an Asteroid. Here’s What They’re Learning From the Aftermath.

By Theo Nicitopoulos at Singularity Hub: On a fall evening in 2022, scientists at the…

What’s the Difference Between Vegan and Vegetarian?

Katherine Livingstone at The Conversation: Vegan and vegetarian diets are plant-based diets. Both include plant…

Are Electric Cars Better for the Environment than Fuel-powered Cars? Here’s the Verdict

Jo Lauder at ABC News (of Australia): Whether you drive an electric car or are…

Atlantic Ocean Current Might Not Shut Down So Soon

Yuxin Zhou at The Conversation: While Greenland is losing huge volumes of ice right now…

Crop Circles: Who’s Hoaxing Whom?

“They may not be evidence of UFOs, ancient spirits or secret weapons, but there is…

Rivers in Alaska are Turning Orange. The Reason Surprised Even Scientists.

By Fabiana Chaparro, CNN: The finding surprised researchers from the National Park Service, the University…

Getting to the Red Planet Requires Planning and a Whole Lot of Knowledge

By Devika Rao at The Week: The sun is currently at solar maximum. This means…

If an Asteroid Hit Earth and All the Humans Died, Would the Dinosaurs Come Back?

at The Conversation‘s Curious Kids series: Many, many years ago dinosaurs roamed the Earth. Six-year-old…

Phytomining: Using Plants to Mine Valuable Metals From the Soil With Their Roots

By Edd Gent at Singularity Hub: The renewable energy transition will require a huge amount…

Fish Around the World are Shrinking

By Devika Rao in The Week: The world’s fish supply is getting smaller, physically. A…

Climate Change is Linked to Worsening Brain Diseases – New Study

Jo Adetunji at The Conversation: Climate change is making the symptoms of certain brain conditions…

NASA’s Voyager 1 Spacecraft Finally Phones Home After 5 Months of No Contact

Robert Lea at Space.com: NASA’s interstellar explorer Voyager 1 is finally communicating with ground control…