A virologist overcame smears and adversity to stand up for science.
Compass measurements held a key to unlocking the mystery of Earth’s magnetic field and its changes over time. A historian-turned-geoscientist found the measurements in an unlikely place—merchant ship logs.
We spoke with science writer Kate Greene about her experiences on a 4-month-long Mars analog mission.
Climate change–induced drought may have had an influence on the Civil War.
The search for extraterrestrial intelligence is undergoing a 21st century transformation. The field is poised to lead the way as an example of interdisciplinary research and inclusive science.
Last year’s explosive eruption at the New Zealand volcano tragically took tourists by surprise.
Leland Melvin proves that dedication and hard work can help anyone overcome the odds.
Utah’s famous bridges and spires hum with a deep, earthly music, just below the threshold of human perception.
This Halloween season, explore the connections between mythical monsters like Bigfoot and the Kraken and the creatures on which they’re based.
Planetary scientist Fran Bagenal explains how each NASA mission builds on previous discoveries and encourages scientists to take on difficult challenges to learn more about our home in the universe.