Which bird migrates the farthest?

Which bird migrates the farthest? Over its lifetime of about 25 years, an Arctic tern can fly nearly 3 times the distance from the Earth to the moon.

1st ocean drone video from inside a hurricane

An ocean drone entered a powerful hurricane churning in the Atlantic Ocean on September 30, 2021, sending back the first video from a drone inside a hurricane.

Earth is dimming due to climate change

Scientists used measurements of earthshine, plus satellite data, to learn that Earth is dimming due to the warming oceans.

Daylight fireball tracked to Earth

Scientists tracked a daylight fireball to Earth using images from video of the event that occurred over countries near the Adriatic Sea.

23 species proposed for delisting, now extinct

On September 21, 2021, another 23 species proposed for delisting by U.S. Fish and Wildlife. One is the beloved Ivory-billed Woodpecker.

Solar superflares hit Earth multiple times

Scientists found evidence for solar superflares thousands of years ago from evidence in tree rings. Could a solar superflare happen again in the future?

La Palma volcano lava headed to sea

The La Palma volcano has forced thousands to evaculate. Its lava is flowing through streets, filling swimming pools, headed to the sea.

NASA drought research: Glimpsing the future

New NASA drought research is showing how the U.S. Southwest might change in the future, under different scenarios of adaptation and mitigation.

Wildfire threatens a SETI telescope in California

Wildfire threatens a SETI telescope. The Allen Telescope Array in California was built specifically for SETI. Scientists and engineers evacuated.

A new coral reef atlas you can explore

A new coral reef atlas is the first global, high-resolution map of its kind. It presents details on the composition and structure of the ocean floor.