Seattle vs. Boston: Who Wins the 'Energy Bowl'?
Energy Efficiency
January 31st, 2015
The Seattle Seahawks and the New England Patriots will face each other on the gridiron for Super Bowl supremacy tomorrow (Feb. 1). But sorry, Seattle — you've already been declared losers in the realm of energy efficiency.
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Lightning Electrifies Cyclone's Eye in Dramatic Space Photo
The gleaming eye of Cyclone Bansi.
January 29th, 2015
Astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti captured a jaw-dropping photo of Cyclone Bansi from the International Space Station.
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Remote European Ice Now Racing into the Sea
Austfonna ice cap
January 27th, 2015
Norway's Austfonna ice cap is shrinking faster than 20 years ago, especially in the region where the ice meets the sea.
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Americans Will Vote for Climate-Loving Politicians, New Poll Suggests
Can the public's opinion on global warming change?
January 30th, 2015
Americans support government action to combat the effects of global warming and will likely vote for candidates who put forth a promising stance on environmental issues, a new poll has found.
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Crashing Electrons Could Explain Earth's Magnetic Field Mystery
Earth
January 28th, 2015
New research claims to have solved a messy paradox that has plagued geoscientists who study Earth's core and its life-protecting magnetic field.
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Worst Northeast Snowstorms: How Does 'Juno' Compare?
A major nor'easter, extreme snow storms
January 26th, 2015
The blizzard about to wallop the northeastern United States could bring record snowfall to New York and other areas, forecasters say. But how does it stack up against some of the region's worst snowstorms in history?
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Five Gorgeous Maps That Show Why You'll Be Buried in Snow
Jan 2015 blizzard
January 26th, 2015
As the first blizzard of 2015 bears down on the Atlantic Coast, here are five stunning weather maps that highlight its massive impact.
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Greenland's Hidden Ice Layers Revealed in New Map
Greenland 3D map
January 30th, 2015
Layer by layer, scientists have filled in the hidden expanse of Greenland's vast ice sheet, revealing where the island hides its oldest ice.
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Why Wasps Massacre Each Other ... Over Figs
wasps, figs, nature
January 27th, 2015
Trade-offs between optimising current and future reproduction are also common.
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What A Warming World Means for Major Snowstorms
A major nor'easter, extreme snow storms
January 26th, 2015
A warming world could mean interesting changes for major snowstorms, like the nor'easter this week.
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