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Scientists Discover Surprising Remedy to Plastic Pollution: Caterpillar Spit
starry night sky
What to See in the Night Sky for October 2022
Qeqertaq Avannarleq
Mysterious 'Ghost Island' Revealed to Be Rare Iceberg in Disguise
Ingredients of a battery
Scientists Develop Cheap Batteries From Earth-Abundant Materials
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What to See in the Night Sky in September 2022
illustration of a vast dust storm on Mars
Alfalfa May Be the Key to Unlocking Gardens on Mars
Giant Wind Turbine Sets Record for Wind Energy Generated in 24 Hours
Why the Search for Life on Other Planets Depends on Hydrogen
World Map Projection AuthaGraph faithfully represents all oceans, continents including the neglected Antarctica.
This World Map Is Weird — But Also the Most Accurate
peaches ripening on a branch
Climate Change Is Forcing Georgia Peach Farmers to Explore New Varieties
Time Actually Existed Before the Big Bang, According to New Theory
Protests against Shell Oil
National Oil Companies Will Keep Pumping Fossil Fuels 'To the Last Molecule'
winter night sky
What to See in the Night Sky for March 2022
Matthew Sankey and the first Sankey Diagram
Where Greenhouse Gases Come From and Where They Are Going
Vampire Power Costs Americans $19 Billion in Electricity Every Year
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What to See in the Night Sky for August 2022
James Webb space telescope first image
James Webb Telescope Captures Record-Breaking View of the Cosmos
Jimmy Carter's Solar Farm Now Powers More Than Half of His Hometown
Comet Neowise C/2020 F3 at sunset over misty mountains
What to See in the Night Sky in July 2022
El Gran Abuelo cypress in Chile
Chile May Be Home to the World’s Oldest Tree
Dandelion seeds blowing
How Dandelions 'Decide' to Spread Their Seeds
Sky with sun
Fighting Climate Change Through Solar Geoengineering Is a Bad Idea, Scientists Warn
campers under a starry night sky with illuminated tent behind them
What to See in the Night Sky for June 2022
river view of Guangxi
Sprawling Ancient Forest Discovered in Remote China Sinkhole
blood moon at total lunar eclipse
This Weekend's 'Super Blood Flower Moon' Lunar Eclipse Promises a Dazzling Show
mom holds beautiful bouquet of toxic roses in front of window
One of the Biggest Problems With Mother's Day Flowers
lavender fields at night in southern France
What to See in the Night Sky for May 2022
A row of white electric fans of all sizes against a sea foam green wall.
Your Fans and AC Can Tag Team to Keep You Cool and Save Energy
C. Militaris fungi wired for sound
Mushrooms May Talk to Each Other Using Their Own Fungal Language
night sky with lupins in foreground
What to See in the Night Sky for April 2022
Conceptual rendering of solar panels spanning the 110 foot-wide TID Main Canal
California's 'Solar Canals' Will Save Water and Produce Clean Energy
meteorite closeup
World's First Meteorite 'Treasure Map' Offers Clues to Help Researchers
photo of moon at night, surrounded by stars
Rogue Rocket to Collide With Moon in March
starry night sky over the Matterhorn peak in Zermatt, Switzerland
What to See in the Night Sky for February 2022
supernova
Explosive Final Moments of Giant Star Observed by Astronomers for the First Time
looking at the night sky in January
What to See in the Night Sky for January 2022
Aerial photo of a solar photovoltaic plant
Renewable Energy Sees Strong Growth But Not Enough
What waste
Microbes Are Evolving to Eat Plastic Pollution, Study Shows
United Airlines filling up with SAF
United Airlines Claims It Flew an Aircraft Using 100% Sustainable Fuel—Did It?
Matterhorn with stars
What to See in the Night Sky for December 2021
supermoon lunar eclipse over Berlin in 2015
November’s Blood Moon Partial Eclipse the Longest Since the 15th Century
solar panels and wind turbines under blue sky on summer landscape
Wind and Solar Tech Is Not Growing Fast Enough to Meet Paris Agreement Goals
Irrigated California farm field contrasts with dry desert
This Innovative Company Helps Tackle Wildfires and Drought in California
American suburb homes decked out with huge christmas light display
U.S. Uses More Electricity on Christmas Lights Than Ethiopia Does All Year
man looking up at night sky
What to See in the Night Sky for November 2021
A magnificent solar power station on the top of the misty mountain
Clean Energy Growth Is Too Slow, Says IEA
Jack's Solar Garden
Agrivoltaics Is a Win-Win for Clean Energy and Sustainable Agriculture
Offshore wind farm, North Sea
Recyclable Wind Turbine Blade Promises to End Wind Power Waste
The United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket with the Landsat 9 satellite onboard launches, Monday, Sept. 27, 2021, from Space Launch Complex 3 at Vandenberg Space Force Base in California. The Landsat 9 satellite is a joint NASA/U.S. Geological Survey mission that will continue the legacy of monitoring Earth’s land and coastal regions.
'Eyes in the Sky': New NASA Satellite Will Watch Climate Change
full moon above cornfield
What to See in the Night Sky for October 2021
cows grazing in smoky weather
Cows Produce Less Milk When They're Breathing Wildfire Smoke
diapers
Scientists Find High Concentrations of Something Foul in Baby Poop: Microplastics
pile of fresh oranges with stem and leaves still attached
This 12,000-Ton Pile of Orange Peels Is Now a Lush Costa Rican Forest
electron microscope photographs of pollen seeds fruit by Rob Kesseler
Artist's Microscope Photographs Reveal Intricate Details of Pollen, Seeds, Fruit
Outside battery building
World’s Largest Battery Facility Expanded
Bedrock drone
New Seafloor-Mapping Drones Aim to Accelerate Offshore Wind Energy Installations
Google Hosts Its Annual I/O Developers Conference
Google’s Nest Hub to Offer Air Quality Information
Government Announces National Hydrogen Strategy
Blue Hydrogen Study Finds It Isn't Climate-Friendly, Igniting Fierce Debate Over Emissions
Almost Half of Denmark's Electricity in 2019 Came From Wind Power