Back to Saturn? NASA eyes possible return mission as Cassini ends
Humanity's light at Saturn has gone out.
Islands Seek International Funding for Hurricane Recovery
In a special United Nations session, leaders of islands battered by hurricanes made worse by climate change appealed to wealthy countries for aid.
Neil deGrasse Tyson says human-caused climate change could doom coastal cities
The United States "might not be able to recover" from climate change if extreme weather events and flooding continue to swamp the country's largest...
Experts discover tomb of Mayan 'God-King'
Archaeologists in northwestern Guatemala have uncovered the tomb of a Mayan king that appears to date back to 300-350 A.D.
German World War I submarine discovered intact with 23 bodies inside
A submarine used by Germany during World War I was found basically intact off the coast of Belgium.
Chemical Industry Ally Faces Critics in Bid for Top E.P.A. Post
Michael Dourson, who has long run a premier firm for the chemical industry, is set for a Wednesday confirmation hearing before a Senate panel.
The 2017 Hurricane Season Really Is More Intense Than Normal
It’s not your imagination. From Harvey to Irma to Jose to Maria, this year’s Atlantic hurricane season “has been an overachiever by almost every...
Caribbean Braces for Maria: ‘When Will All of the Hurricanes Stop?’
The islands scrambled to prepare for another big storm, Hurricane Maria, which was barreling through only days after Irma killed more than two dozen.
U.S. Governors at U.N. Assembly: ‘You Have Allies’ on Climate Change
As world leaders gather at the United Nations for the world body’s annual General Assembly, a group of American state governors is taking an...
Trilobites: Genes Color a Butterfly’s Wings. Now Scientists Want to Do It Themselves.
In two new studies, researchers turned to DNA editing to learn how master genes shape the patterns and colors of butterfly wings.
Moon set to block out three planets and the star Regulus in rare 'lunar occultation'
The Moon will align with three planets and one of the brightest stars visible from Earth tonight in a rare spectacle called lunar occultation.
Scientists still baffled by mysterious sonic weapon attack on US embassy in Cuba
As the U.S. government considers closing its embassy in Cuba, scientists remain baffled by the mysterious sonic weapon that was apparently used to...