The Aliso Canyon leak, finally plugged on February 11, vented 100,000 tons of methane into the atmosphere – a climate impact equivalent to the annual emissions of half a million cars, say scientists.
More information about early human settlements – and in this case the insects who lived alongside them – is being found in ancient bits of broken pottery.
In the Hanke-Henry Permanent Calendar, there are no leap years and Christmas always falls on a Monday. Plus, it’s the same time everywhere on Earth.
We need leap years to help synchronize our calendar with Earth’s orbit around the sun and the actual passing of the seasons.
If you’re born on a leap day, do you have birthdays only once every four years?
More than 18,300 people applied to join NASA’s 2017 astronaut class – almost three times the number received in 2012.
Copernicus broke open the medieval idea of an enclosed, Earth-centered universe. He set the stage for all of modern astronomy.
Ground-breaking data on a negative effect on oysters from microplastics, which enter our oceans via cosmetics, clothing, and industrial processes.
A rare find by meteorite hunters in Florida, from the daylight meteor that streaked across skies in the U.S. southeast in late January.