The European Space Agency wants to make sure its new astronaut class is more diverse. But it will take redesigned gear to make space accessible to everybody.
These crawlers form clumps to protect the collective. Understanding their movement gives engineers a model for shape-shifting robot swarms.
As the agency considers sending people to the moon and Mars, it’s taking a fresh look at the research on cancer risk and recalculating acceptable thresholds.
Biden’s first-day actions signal that he’s serious about global warming. But he’s got to make up for four years of lost time.
The robo-vessel will map the ocean floor, and its solar-powered sensors will sample fish DNA and collect climate data.
Officials from NASA and NOAA say the warming of both the planet’s air and water are driving weather disasters.
A team at Oxford University has reverse engineered fuel from the greenhouse gas—but so far just in the lab.
An expedition into a steep, remote mountain area unveils discoveries of strange frogs, snakes, and plants—and the return of species thought to be extinct.
Reinforcement learning might be the next step in keeping broadband-carrying balloons afloat above remote areas. Could Venus be next?
If they collide, it could cause big problems for breeding penguins and seals by cutting off their access to the open sea.