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Arctic Sea Ice Maximum at Record Low for Third Straight Year

Arctic Sea Ice Maximum at Record Low for Third Straight Year

BOULDER, Colo., March 22, 2017—Arctic sea ice was at a record low maximum extent for the third straight year, according to scientists at the National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) and NASA. On March 7, sea ice extent over the Arctic Ocean reached 14.42 million square kilometers…

Scientists Make the Case to Restore Pluto’s Planet Status

Scientists Make the Case to Restore Pluto’s Planet Status

Johns Hopkins University scientist Kirby Runyon wants to make one thing clear: Regardless of what one prestigious scientific organization says to the contrary, Pluto is a planet. So is Europa, commonly known as a moon of Jupiter, and the Earth’s moon, and more than 100 other celestial bodies…

NSF Awards $5.6 Million to Establish New Arctic Long-Term Ecological Research Site

NSF Awards $5.6 Million to Establish New Arctic Long-Term Ecological Research Site

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has made a $5.6 million, five-year grant to establish a Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) site along the northern Alaskan coast that will focus on the interactions between land and ocean that shape coastal ecosystems in the Arctic over different time scales. Researchers at…

Discovery of Widespread Platinum May Help Solve Clovis People Mystery

Discovery of Widespread Platinum May Help Solve Clovis People Mystery

No one knows for certain why the Clovis people and iconic beasts — mastodon, mammoth and saber-toothed tiger — living…

New EPA Chief: Carbon Dioxide Does Not Contribute to Global Warming

New EPA Chief: Carbon Dioxide Does Not Contribute to Global Warming

U.S. President Donald Trump’s new environmental chief said Thursday that carbon dioxide emissions are not a chief contributor…

New Evidence for a Water-Rich History on Mars

New Evidence for a Water-Rich History on Mars

Mars may have been a wetter place than previously thought, according to research on simulated Martian meteorites conducted,…

Singing Posters and Talking Shirts

Singing Posters and Talking Shirts

Imagine you’re waiting in your car and a poster for a concert from a local band catches your…

Ultracool Dwarf and the Seven Planets

Ultracool Dwarf and the Seven Planets

  Astronomers have found a system of seven Earth-sized planets just 40 light-years away. Using ground and space…

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