Baseball Science

Baseball Science

Throw a curve ball. Evade the rainstorm. And don’t get mouth cancer. It’s all in an afternoon’s ball game. More »

Ice in Antarctica

Ice in Antarctica

West Antarctic Ice Sheet may be thickening, which could reduce the rise in sea level caused by global warming. More »

Shipwreck Mystery on Lake Superior

Shipwreck Mystery on Lake Superior

The Edmund Fitzgerald went down in 1975 with barely a trace, and no warning call whatsoever. New evidence blames the weather. More »

Floods: The Human Role

Floods: The Human Role

Flooding. We call it a natural disaster. But humans have a role. How do people promote flooding by cutting trees or draining wetlands? More »

Asteroid Threat

Asteroid Threat

How bad is the asteroid threat to Earth, and what are they doing to find any killer asteroids out there? More »

Avalanche Attack

Avalanche Attack

What causes avalanches? Why are they so dangerous, and how can you avoid them without cowering at home? More »

Eroding Beaches

Eroding Beaches

What causes beach erosion, and what can we do about it? Do groins and jetties help or hurt? How will shorelines change? More »

Killer Asteroids: Ultimate Impact

Killer Asteroids: Ultimate Impact

New searches are finding lots of asteroids. None of them are aimed at us — yet. How much damage have asteroids done in the past? More »