Crazy about comets!

Crazy about comets!
Are comets omens of doom? Not. What do these voices from the early solar system tell us about their birthplaces? More »

China visits moon!

China visits moon!
As scientists find new surprises in Apollo’s 40-year-old rock collection, gravity studies by an over-achieving satellite duo provide a More »

Typhoon flogs Philippines

Typhoon flogs Philippines
As scientists try to understand the biggest storms in a warming earth, we try to make sense of what’s known, and what’s not. Does More »

Understanding the Russian asteroid

Understanding the Russian asteroid
The biggest asteroid to strike land in 105 years sheds light on where space rocks come from, how many more might hit us, and what we More »

Neutrinos

Neutrinos

Synopsis: To view neutrinos from distant explosions, astrophysicists have set up thousands of detectors in pure ice at the South Pole.

Native American Farming

Native American Farming

Synopsis: Native American agriculture was often a sophisticated response to a challenging environment. What were the secrets of

Hurricanes

Hurricanes

Synopsis: Hurricanes, the most powerful and dangerous storms of all, get their energy from the difference in temperature between a warm

Horrific Hurricanes

Horrific Hurricanes

How do hurricanes form? How do we predict their paths? How can we improve predictions? More »