Hawaii Court Rescinds Permit to Build Thirty Meter Telescope
Construction of the telescope had been stalled since April, when protesters blocked crews from the site.
Nuclear Agency Says Iran Worked on Weapons Design Until 2009
Scientists conducted "computer modeling of a nuclear explosive device,” according to the report, which does not say if Iran made a complete...
NASA Set to Launch Supply Ship to Space Station
Orbital ATK, hired by NASA to ferry cargo, is set to launch 7,700 pounds of equipment, experiments and supplies to the International Space Station...
Ebola Crisis Passes, but Questions on Quarantines Persist
States often exceeded federal guidelines during the outbreak, sometimes with haphazard consequences, according to a new report....
Sinosphere: Amid Smog Wave, an Artist Molds a Potent Symbol of Beijing’s Pollution
Armed with a vacuum and red clay, Brother Nut sucked up dust from around the capital’s landmarks to create a solid brick of condensed pollution....
Pingyi Journal: The Murky Origins of the Largest Dinosaur Museum in the World
The Tianyu Museum of Nature’s collection is at the center of China’s fossil boom, which many critics say has been tainted by counterfeits and...
On Nature: The Human Flock
Cranes flying south for winter evoke the people seeking refuge below.
Maurice Strong, Environmental Champion, Dies at 86
Mr. Strong was a former industrialist and confessed ecological sinner who was in the vanguard of placing environmentalism on the world’s agenda as...
U.S. Still in Danger of Losing War on AIDS, C.D.C. Director Says
Dr. Thomas R. Frieden and Dr. Jonathan Mermin, the C.D.C.’s chief of AIDS prevention, paint a bleak picture of the fight against the disease in an...
Climate Change: There’s a Formula for Deciding When to Extract Fossil Fuels
We know how to put the market to work by unlocking fuels that have the highest value in relation to their impact on the climate....
A Path for Climate Change, Beyond Paris
The emission pledges that countries have signaled they will make in Paris will inevitably fall short. What would a truly ambitious plan to tackle...
New Diabetes Cases, at Long Last, Begin to Fall in the United States
The rate of new cases from 2008 to 2014 declined by about one-fifth, a possible indication that Americans are getting a little healthier....