Scientists tested whether a classic technique could detect subsurface oceans on the moons of Uranus. In this scenario, the planet’s oddball magnetic field offers a big advantage.
In the southwestern United States, dust storms form suddenly, quickly reducing visibility to zero. A new warning system may allow motorists to avoid these deadly hazards.
Items burned in the sacking of ancient cities are time capsules of geomagnetic data.
Feast your eyes on Beast, the first remotely operated vehicle to brave the Arctic for 1 year.
In 2014, São Paulo experienced its greatest water crisis ever, caused by an intense drought. New research indicates that it is likely to happen again and be even more severe.
Researchers mined maps of natural hazards and land use to show that nearly 60% of structures are built in regions at high risk of earthquakes, wildfires, floods, hurricanes, and/or tornadoes.
An instrument called WATSON can help find biosignatures on icy ocean worlds.
Last year’s explosive eruption at the New Zealand volcano tragically took tourists by surprise.
Discussing the impact of climate change on food is an effective way to spark interest in the science of climate change and how to mitigate associated problems.
Greenhouse experiments reveal how higher temperatures act to elevate arsenic levels in rice and may help focus efforts to solve a crisis threatening food systems around the world.