New research shows how regional weather, shaped by towering mountain ranges, might influence the size and shape of local rodents.
Analysis of a meteorite that fell in Costa Rica shows that its parent body may resemble the asteroid Bennu.
From Cassini to #scicomm to showcasing science.
Apollo 11’s golden anniversary is this weekend, but the celebration lasts all year long.
The newly renovated fossil hall at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History features spectacular fossils and includes a theme of human impact on life on Earth.
The biggest, oldest T. rex found to date shows how big tyrannosaurs could get.
The architecture of the nation’s capital reveals a secret geologic history—take a walking tour to spot the interesting fossils and minerals in the stones used to build the halls of power.
The Ocean Plastics Lab, currently on the National Mall in Washington, D. C., illustrates the pollution threat and points to solutions.
Taking the helm just as the museum is poised for a major renovation, new director Ellen Stofan told Eos she looks forward to taking the museum “to the next level” and exciting people about science.
Want a snapshot of how humans have been changing their landscapes since the Industrial Revolution? Look at artwork at a local museum, one geoscientist says.