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NASA makes amazing discovery on asteroid Bennu

Scientists have made a fascinating discovery on asteroid Bennu thanks to NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft.

NBC /
Mysterious 'deep biosphere' may harbor millions of undiscovered species

Scientists say the underground ecosystems are a "subterranean Galapagos" just waiting to be studied.

VoA /
Groups Sue Trump Administration Over Atlantic Oil Testing 

Environmental groups opposed to offshore drilling sued the federal government Tuesday to prevent future seismic tests for oil and gas deposits  in ...

Washinton Post /
The Arctic Ocean has lost 95 percent of its oldest ice -- a startling sign of what’s to come

The Arctic Ocean has lost 95 percent of its oldest, thickest ice. If this thinning trend continues, scientists fear an added boost to global warming.

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US Agency: Arctic Posts 2nd Warmest Year on Record in 2018

The Arctic had its second-hottest year on record in 2018, part of a warming trend that may be dramatically changing earth's weather patterns, ...

Washinton Post /
The Arctic has lost 95 percent of its oldest, thickest ice in three decades, federal scientists report

The finding suggests that the sea at the top of the world has already morphed into a new and very different state, with major implications for the ...

UPI /
East Antarctica's glaciers are melting, survey shows

Scientists have identified a new group of melting glaciers on Antarctica's east coast, long thought to be the most stable of the continent's frozen coasts.

CNET /
Scientists discover underworld ecosystem teeming with life

Locked within the Earth are organisms that can withstand extreme pressures, temperatures and a lack of nutrients -- changing how we think about "life."

VoA /
Vast, Zombie-like Microbial Life Lurks Beneath Seabed

Scientists have drilled a mile and a half (2.5 kilometers) beneath the seabed and found vast underground forests of "deep life," including microbes that persist for thousands, maybe millions of years, researchers said Monday. Feeding on nothing but the energy from rocks, and existing in a slow-motion, even zombie-like state, previously unknown ...

VoA /
NASA Probe Finds Signs of Water on Nearby Asteroid Bennu

NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft has discovered ingredients for water on a relatively nearby skyscraper-sized asteroid, a rocky acorn-shaped object that ...

VoA /
Croak to Croon: City Frogs Sing More Alluring Love Songs

City frogs and rainforest frogs don't sing the same tune, researchers have found.   A study released Monday examined why Panama's tiny tungara ...

VoA /
City Action Key to Ensuring 'Climate-Safe Future,' Scientists Say

Compact pedestrian neighborhoods, urban forests and even carbon-sucking technologies must make the to-do list of more city mayors if the world is to avoid catastrophic climate change, scientists said at U.N. talks on Monday. Governments at the ...

ABC /
NASA's first look: Tiny asteroid is studded with boulders

NASA's first look: Tiny asteroid Bennu has more boulders, moister than scientists initially thought

ABC /
NASA's first look: Tiny asteroid is studded with boulders

NASA's first look: Tiny asteroid Bennu has more boulders, moister than scientists initially thought

CNN /
Wildfire scientists brace for hotter, more flammable future as Paradise lies in ashes

As the town of Paradise lies in ashes, a water and climate researcher warns that history may no longer be a useful guide after California's most deadly wildfire.

NY Times /
Is Screen Time Bad for Kids’ Brains?

A study featured on “60 Minutes” is sure to alarm parents. Here’s what scientists know, and don’t know, about the link between screens, behavior, and ...

NY Times /
Scientists Find Some Hope for Coral Reefs: The Strong May Survive

Global warming is ravaging coral, including at the Great Barrier Reef. But it may serve as “one enormous natural selection event,” a researcher said.

Engadget /
OSIRIS-REx spacecraft already found water on its target asteroid

It didn't take long for NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft to glean valuable insights from the asteroid Bennu. The vessel has helped scientists discover water trapped inside Bennu's clays thanks to its two spectrometers, which spotted the hydroxyls (bonded...

UPI /
Scientists unsure if there is an upper limit to snowflake size

As many children on the East Coast taste a snowflake for the first time this season, kids and parents may be curious about the fluffy crystals.

VoA /
France’s Yellow Vests Attract Attention of Climate Change Conference

Environment ministers from nearly 200 countries are arriving in the Polish city of Katowice to join haggling over ways to advance the 2015 Paris accord to curb climate change. National leaders have stayed away from this year’s climate change conference largely because it is devoted to agreeing the details of the implementation of the Paris ...

VoA /
NASA's Voyager 2 Becomes 2nd Craft in Interstellar Space

NASA's Voyager 2 has become only the second human-made object to reach the space between stars. NASA said Monday that Voyager 2 exited the region ...

VoA /
NASA's Intrepid Voyager 2 Crosses into Interstellar Space

Voyager 2, a NASA probe launched in 1977 and designed for just a five-year mission, has become only the second human-made object to enter ...

VoA /
As Climate Talks Stutter, Africa Suffers Impact of a Warming World

Efforts to boost global action against climate change are stuttering, as several key nations have objected to a key United Nations-backed report on ...

VoA /
As Climate Talks Stutter, Africa Suffers The Impact Of A Warming World

Efforts to boost global action against climate change are stuttering, as several key nations have objected to a key United Nations-backed report on ...

VoA /
US, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait Have not Endorsed a Key Study on Global Warming

As the U.N. global climate conference in Katowice, Poland entered its second week Sunday, the non-governmental environmental organization Greenpeace demanded urgent action from world leaders to tackle climate change. Greenpeace activists projected a message onto the roof of the "Spodek" arena where the COP24 is being held, saying “No Hope ...

Time /
Why We Don’t Need a Moonshot to Solve Climate Change

Scientists say we have the technology already, we just need the political will

CNN /
How far will you go to reduce your beef intake?

Scientists say that beef consumption must fall drastically to avert a climate catastrophe, but changing diet can be hard. Here are your options.

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