For researchers who monitor the effects of solar activity on Earth’s atmosphere, telecommunications, and electrical utilities, amateur radio signals a golden age of crowdsourced science.
Someday, a catalog of molecular fragments might help scientists identify extraterrestrial life on our solar system’s icy moons.
What do a backhoe, expanding foam, half-ton concrete blocks, and a 100-meter-long hillslope slide have in common? All were part of reviving the U.S. Geological Survey’s experimental debris flow flume.
There are three ways to extract gases from an ice core. The cleanest one, sublimation, is getting easier.
The World Magnetic Model, updated every 5 years through an international collaboration, supports numerous technologies that help us find our way.
Four-legged, autonomous robots known as “Mars Dogs” will explore previously inaccessible caves to look for signs of life and potential locations for future human colonies.
Remote sensing technology proves effective in monitoring key regions of the world’s oceans, where upwelling and other essential ecosystem services occur.
An innovative National Geographic expedition collected the world’s highest ice core from Mount Everest.
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.
Feast your eyes on Beast, the first remotely operated vehicle to brave the Arctic for 1 year.