In the shadow of a deadly eruption in 2021, students in Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo, are learning about future hazards.
Rain Makes Skulls Bigger—in Mice
New research shows how regional weather, shaped by towering mountain ranges, might influence the size and shape of local rodents.
Tiny “Pancakes” Suggest Some Asteroids May Stay Active
Analysis of a meteorite that fell in Costa Rica shows that its parent body may resemble the asteroid Bennu.
Morgan Rehnberg: The Making of a Museum Chief
From Cassini to #scicomm to showcasing science.
Places to Celebrate Apollo 11’s Fiftieth Anniversary
Apollo 11’s golden anniversary is this weekend, but the celebration lasts all year long.
Dinosaurs Roar Again, Now Including a Focus on Climate Change
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.
King of the Tyrannosaurs Goes on Display
The biggest, oldest T. rex found to date shows how big tyrannosaurs could get.
Self-Guided Tour of the Geology in D. C. Buildings
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.
Roving Exhibit Highlights Ocean Plastics Problem
The Ocean Plastics Lab, currently on the National Mall in Washington, D. C., illustrates the pollution threat and points to solutions.
Former NASA Chief Scientist Heads National Air and Space Museum
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.