August has two birthstones, peridot and sardonyx.
Drought and more drought in California, whose accumulated rain debt now equals an average year’s precipitation, according to a new study.
Popular astronomy website and nation’s largest federation of astronomy clubs have joined forces to bring the night sky’s wonder, beauty, and mystery to the public.
The newest video from AsapSCIENCE is for dog lovers. That is, for everyone!
A new report published in The Lancet finds that “tackling climate change could be the greatest global health opportunity of the 21st century.”
On July 31, the moon becomes full for the second time this month. Modern folklore says the second full moon is a Blue Moon. New video from NASA.
A Boston University biology professor says the movie is “a turning point for ants in cinema,” although he has a few quibbles with the science.
For anyone who’s been stirred out of bed in the middle of the night by a clap of thunder: Here’s info about those intense storms that happen after the sun sets.
White shark populations are growing. Here’s why that’s good news.
Predicting flooding is notoriously difficult, but predictions are improving. Timely video in light of James Hansen’s prediction this week of catastrophic flooding in New York and other coastal cities before the end of this century.