Environment

German ‘Largest Artificial Sun’ To Generate Climate Friendly Fuel

Synlight, the world's largest artificial Sun, will help German researchers extract hydrogen fuel from water using solar energy.

4 years ago

What is an Ice Age?

Planet Earth has gone through several "ice ages", where dropping temperatures has led to the expansion of ice sheets and…

4 years ago

What Are Fossil Fuels?

Fossil fuels, which are the decomposed remains of organic material, are the predominant source of energy in the modern era.

4 years ago

What is Alternative Energy?

Alternative energy comes in many forms, all of which are being investigated as long-term replacements for fossil fuels, coal, and…

4 years ago

Hydraulic Pump Glitch Aborts NASA’s Hurricane MicroSat Fleet Launch to Dec. 15 – Live Coverage

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL - Monday’s (Dec. 12) planned launch of NASA’s innovative Cyclone Global Navigation Satellite System (CYGNSS) hurricane…

4 years ago

Extinction Alert: Stephen Hawking Says Our Technology Might Wipe Us Out

If you're thinking of having yourself cryogenically suspended and awakened in some future paradise, you might want to set your…

5 years ago

Monster Cat 5 Hurricane Patricia Strongest Ever Recorded Menaces Millions in Mexico; Seen from ISS

“Hurricane #Patricia approaches #Mexico. It's massive. Be careful” in this image taken by NASA astronaut Scott Kelly aboard the ISS…

5 years ago

Why Was September’s Lunar Eclipse So Dark?

First off, a huge thank you to everyone who made and sent their Danjon scale estimate of the totally-eclipsed Moon's brightness to…

6 years ago

US Braces for Cat 4 Hurricane as ‘Joaquin’ Barrels to East Coast and ULA Readies 100th Launch on Oct. 2: Watch Live

https://youtu.be/gtDL3eparOk Video caption: This animation of images captured from September 29 to October 1, 2015 from NOAA's GOES-East satellite shows…

6 years ago