Cosmic Evolution

From the beginning of the universe to complex life: an explanation of the development of the cosmos

History of the Universe in One Hour

From the Big Bang to parallel universes...

Understanding How Life Began

Molecules in meteorites met with an optimal chemical environment on Earth

Sustaining Life: Biodiversity and Human Health

How the unprecedented loss of biodiversity impacts human health

Reading the Clouds to Understand Climate Change

Clouds and the particles they contain are essential information for climate science. Here's how scientists gather and decipher that information.

The Science --and Oft-Ignored Side Effects --of Geoengineering

An important critique of geoengineering, including cautions about misinformation

Psychotropic Drugs and Children

The real dangers of psychotropic drugs that are routinely prescribed for children

See What I Mean? Visualizing in Science

Visual representation is essential for the communication of science concepts and data

Power Plants and the Freshwater Crisis

The cooling systems of power plants use an enormous percentage of our diminishing freshwater supply. What's the solution?

There Is More Than Enough Renewable Energy

Irrefutable evidence for why we should --and can-- transition to renewable energy without delay

Today's Featured Contributors

Featured Author

Philippe Grandjean, D.M.Sc., M.D.

A world authority on how environmental toxins affect brain development brings the evidence to the general public in this book.

Featured Guest

Meet William Moomaw, Ph.D.

A distinguished scientist who has worked for decades to implement sound environment and climate policies