As we head into the second half of 2020, we take a look back on our favorite stories of the year so far.
New research is finding there’s more to marine debris than just what appears near the ocean surface, including tons of microplastics extending hundreds of meters into the deep.
Using fiber-optic cables, a new seismic network charts vibrations associated with the Rose Parade’s massive floats and marching bands.
A new study indicates that underrepresented students in science-related fields are innovating at high rates—but not reaping commensurate rewards.
Though anticipating long days and hard work as a few key crew members do the job of many, researchers heading to the lakes this summer are excited to leave the house.
Using an unsupervised learning algorithm, scientists can create new maps of ecosystem provinces in the ocean, opening the possibility of sharper data collection and monitoring.
New research indicates Mars’s dynamo may have been active for millions of years longer than previously thought.
What Earth and space science stories are we recommending this week?
Here’s what we hope to read this stay-at-home summer. What are you reading?
Thirty-nine years of satellite data reveal that the prevalence of intense hurricanes, cyclones, and typhoons—category 3 and above on the Saffir-Simpson scale—is increasing.