We Got To The Moon Six Times. Here's Why America Really, Really Didn’t Want To Go Back.
“NASA said we’ll bet on the future,” said one space historian. That future just didn’t include moon landings.
These Maps Show How Many Cities Are Much Hotter Than Their Surroundings
Big cities typically amplify summer heat. In a heat wave, those few extra degrees can be a killer.
These Maps Show Where Urban Sprawl Is Making Big Storms More Deadly
Where asphalt and concrete replace marshes and grasslands, heavy rain is more likely to cause flash flooding.
How Much Do You Really Know About The First Moon Landing?
What was the first meal on the moon?
Trump’s EPA Picked Science Advisers By A Secret Process
There are more industry members and fewer academic experts on the EPA’s main science review board since Trump took office, according to a government watchdog report.
Climate Change Is Making Hurricanes Like Barry Wetter And More Dangerous
Barry’s rain threat is no surprise to climate researchers, who say that the warming of the planet has contributed to the costliest hurricanes in US history.
Jeffrey Epstein's First Criminal Case Was Helped By A Famous Harvard Language Expert
Steven Pinker, a Harvard expert on language and human nature, said he was unaware of the details of the case and now regrets his involvement.
Extinction Rebellion Shut Down London To Shock People Into Facing The Reality Of Climate Change. That Was Just The Beginning.
There’s a method to the madness of Extinction Rebellion, which occupied London for 10 days. Now the group is in the US and more than 50 other countries.
These Maps Show Where Storm Barry Could Hit Hardest
Watch these forecasts from the National Hurricane Center and the National Weather Service.
Jeffrey Epstein Called Himself A “Science Philanthropist” And Donated Millions To These Researchers
MIT and Harvard said they don’t comment on donations. But the Santa Fe Institute said it may give away a donation it received in 2010.
New Orleans Is Flooding, And A Brewing Storm Could Bring Severe Damage This Weekend
A potential tropical cyclone forming in the Gulf of Mexico could slam into the coast by the weekend.
Young Activists Are Planning National Protests To Push Democrats On The Climate Crisis
"Now we’re taking the fight out of DC and into communities across America,” the Sunrise Movement's cofounder told BuzzFeed News.
Southern California Is Shaking After Earthquakes, But The "Big One" Is Still Lurking
California has experienced its two biggest quakes in two decades, so when will the "Big One" hit? There's no real way to know.
Europe's Heat Wave Fried The Global Temperature Record
"We are likely to see more of these events in the future due to climate change," said an expert.
First There Was "The Dress." Now We've Got These Crocs.
Fans of The Dress will want to take this quiz.
Farmers Are Losing Everything After “Forever Chemicals” Turned Up In Their Food
“No farmer in his or her right mind would go looking for it, because it would ruin them,” said one farm manager.
Documents Reveal Widespread Data Fraud In A Leading UK Scientist’s Lab
David Latchman was never punished for leading a University College London lab that published more than a dozen fraudulent studies, according to newly released investigation documents.
Riot Police Teargassed Climate Protesters At Point-Blank Range
The protesters were demanding action on climate change on a day when temperatures in Europe were threatening to smash all-time high records.
Young Climate Protesters Are Rattling The Democratic National Committee
The protesters have camped outside of DNC headquarters in Washington this week and worried DNC staff at the Democratic presidential debates.
Opinion: Florida Is Burning. The Midwest Is Flooding. Why Aren't Democrats Debating Climate?
Miami hit its highest temperature ever recorded in the same week Democrats arrived for the first presidential debate. This isn't rocket science.
A Science Group Is Offering $100,000 To Host A Democratic Climate Change Debate Despite A DNC Ban
“Regardless of who wins the Democratic nomination, voters deserve to know what these candidates’ plans are for climate change.”
This Democratic Presidential Candidate Wants To Ban Fracking
Jay Inslee on Monday released his campaign’s fourth climate policy.
The Government Approved A Second Controversial Sex Drug For Women
The drug is supposed to increase women's libido, and is injected with a pen about 45 minutes ahead of time.
US Suicide Rates Are The Highest They've Been Since World War II, According To The CDC
Suicides are increasing at a particularly alarming rate among indigenous women.
Some Of The World’s Top Anti-Vaccine Countries Are In Europe
In France, 1 in 3 people disagree that vaccines are safe. In Bangladesh, almost 98% of people believe that vaccines are both safe and effective.
Trump Ordered Dramatic Cuts To Expert Science Panels
"This kind of wholesale elimination of advisory panels is bad government," said one expert.
The First-Ever Brain Scans Of Jihadists Show How Radicalisation Alters The Mind
"We’re not finding anything bizarre going on with the brain.... It’s just normal functions being directed in a particular way."
FDA’s First Tests For "Forever Chemicals" In Food Found Them In Meat And Chocolate Cake
Researchers said the results are preliminary, but indicate it’s important to track the chemicals in food.
Can You Guess These Presidential Candidates Based On Their Most Popular Talking Points?
With 23 Democrats running for president, it's hard to find a distinctive voice. Can you recognize them from their signature phrases on Twitter?
His DNA Solved A Century-Old Jailhouse Rape. The Victim: His Grandmother.
Commercial DNA tests showed that Hiram and Bruce were related. But their link proved to be much deeper — and darker — than either could have imagined.