Our crew braved rough Southern Ocean seas, endured pandemic precautions, and adapted plans on the fly for the chance to observe a possible subduction zone in the making below the Macquarie Ridge.
The pioneering use of satellite-based synthetic aperture radar to characterize tropical cyclones in near-real time has provided a crucial new tool with which to forecast powerful storms.
PiAutoStage can automatically digitize and send microscope samples to students and researchers on the cheap and from a distance.
Proxima Centauri recently let loose a blast of radiation, and ground- and space-based telescopes detected the record-setting event at wavelengths ranging from radio to the ultraviolet.
Although most of Earth’s lava erupts beneath the oceans, submarine volcanoes are comparatively understudied, but a new review of submarine volcano seismoacoustics provides a framework for future work.
An ongoing project in northern Alaska is using pulses of laser light to monitor anthropogenic activity, ice quakes, and marine wildlife.
The project exploring seismic noise during the coronavirus pandemic was fueled by Google searches and bathroom soldering sessions.
Calibrated low-cost sensors in Kinshasa and Brazzaville provide new information on pollution and help scientists model a way to improve access to air quality data.
New tools are helping make solar eclipse experiences and research accessible to people who are blind or low vision, communities often excluded from historically visually based sciences like astronomy.
Scientists seek to understand the elusive properties of stellar and galactic cosmic rays before searching for life on exoplanets.