A group of ivory gulls – a threatened species of seagull – has made a colony in an unusual place: On an iceberg.
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A philosopher argues that now is the time to figure it out, before we make the inevitable discovery of extraterrestrial life.
Want to try to capture a meteor on film? The first step is planning. The next step is to gather your equipment. Then on to the capture process itself.
Simple things you can do to get fewer mosquito bites this summer.
Earth-like planets aren’t exclusively orbiting sunlike stars. Ultracool dwarf star TRAPPIST-1 hosts 3 potentially habitable planets.
The meltdown at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant on April 26, 1986 exposed 572 million people to radiation. It was far worse than the 2011 Fukushima accident.
Gravity does far more than make things fall down. It governs the motion of planets around the sun, holds galaxies together and determines the structure of the universe.
Several bird species are taking their final bows on the global evolutionary stage, and winking out. The situation in northeast Brazil is particularly dire.
An unknown disaster seems to have befallen the Japanese satellite that launched in February. Why X-ray astronomers are anxious for good news.
The solar eclipse of March 9, 2016 brought together students from around the world – and EarthSky helped to make it happen.