Neutron Stars and Gravitational Waves

03/08/21 Gravitational waves produced by colliding neutron stars are providing unique information about the universe. Edo Berger

Physics Beyond the Standard Model at the Large Hadron Collider

06/26/20 The particle collisions at the Large Hadron Collider represent a search for a new physics in the form of new particles or forces that account for unknowns about the cosmos. Markus Klute

Microbe Evolution

02/12/13 How microbes and their communities evolve and what the process means for us. Christopher Marx

Evolution and Environmental Toxins

04/22/15 A toxicologist explains why some organisms thrive in an environment that endangers most species. Emily Monosson

The Science of Clouds and Climate

03/21/15 The Cziczo Lab at MIT investigates the particles that form clouds and the vital role of clouds in climate change. Daniel Cziczo

How Ocean Acidification Harms Shellfish

01/11/21 Climate change has brought ocean acidification and ocean acidification is a serious threat to shellfish. What can be done to save sealife? Louise Cameron

Probing the Health Molecules of Plants: The Weng Lab at Whitehead Institute

02/10/19 A visit to the Weng Lab at Whitehead Institute to learn how researchers exploit the mechanisms and molecules of plants contributing to medical innovations. Jing-Ke Weng

Public Health: A Deeper Perspective

04/18/17 An explanation of how environment, community, class, and other factors must be included in public health. Sandro Galea

A Potential Solution to the Methane Problem

03/29/22 An innovation attracting great interest: an abundant, inexpensive clay might be used to remove the greenhouse gas methane from the atmosphere. Desiree Plata

Energy Revolution!

05/21/15 Conversion to wind and solar power is entirely possible now in the U.S. Mara Prentiss

Today's Featured Contributors

Featured Author

Mara Prentiss, Ph.D.

A prominent physicist makes a compelling case for shifting to alternative energy --now!

Featured Guest

Miaki Ishii, Ph.D.

A seismologist whose research is on the cutting edge of investigations of the deep Earth