Though not as damaging as extreme space weather events, showers of plasma jets hit Earth’s magnetic shield every day—yet we’re only beginning to understand their effects.
Terrestrial electron antineutrino observations provide new constraints on the contributions of radiogenic heat in the mantle.
Helioseismology allows scientists to study the interior of the Sun, solve some basic physics mysteries, and forecast space weather.
While studying tectonic plates and sand, Wright works on a program to make the geosciences more equitable.
The award-winning astrophysicist is using her visibility to call attention to inequalities in the Brazilian science community.
The 2021 Nobel Prize in Physics was awarded to three scientists “for groundbreaking contributions to our understanding of complex physical systems.”
Scientists are updating ice stream models to understand the ways in which deep groundwater systems impact ice flow.
A new study supports the idea of a “helicity barrier” influencing the fluctuating stream of interplanetary plasma.
Three-dimensional models could help forecast rock tower frequencies—and seismic impacts—around the globe.