Scientists crunched 20 years’ worth of satellite data to estimate the melt rate across the planet, and the news isn’t good.
The six-month mission is another step toward a moonshot, as SpaceX’s Elon Musk says he will land Starship on the lunar surface by 2024.
Mining companies and marine scientists want to know whether harvesting blobs of useful materials from the seafloor harms ocean life.
Junk satellites can pose risks to other objects in Earth’s orbit. Startups are testing out ways to tidy up, from magnets to robotic tentacles.
New turbines proposed for a development off Cape Cod could provide green energy, but the science of how they might affect the environment is a bit murky.
A trove of historic records show that dredging and sea level rise are making nuisance high tides worse along the US coasts.
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.