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Sunday November 16, 2014 @01:11PM MARS, Inc: We Are Running Out of Chocolate
Friday November 14, 2014 @04:24PM How To Mathematically Predict Lightning Strikes
Tuesday November 11, 2014 @12:44PM Fukushima Radiation Nears California Coast, Judged Harmless
Tuesday November 11, 2014 @09:22AM Earth's Oxygen History Could Explain "Darwin's Dilemma" In Evolution
Saturday November 08, 2014 @07:36AM Americans Rejoice At Lower Gas Prices
Thursday November 06, 2014 @07:31PM We Are Running Out of Sand
Monday November 03, 2014 @02:30PM Interviews: Ask CMI Director Alex King About Rare Earth Mineral Supplies
Sunday November 02, 2014 @11:09AM UN Climate Change Panel: It's Happening, and It's Almost Entirely Man's Fault
Saturday November 01, 2014 @12:44PM Drones Over Greenland Give Insight To Pollution's Effects On Melting
Saturday October 04, 2014 @06:42AM Solar Could Lead In Power Production By 2050
Wednesday October 01, 2014 @11:21PM 35,000 Walrus Come Ashore In Alaska
Wednesday October 01, 2014 @11:20PM Bangladesh Considers Building World's 5th-largest Data Center In Earthquake Zone
Wednesday October 01, 2014 @01:25PM Earth Gets Another Quasi-Moon
Friday September 26, 2014 @10:39PM Utilities Should Worry; Rooftop Solar Could Soon Cut Their Profit
Friday September 26, 2014 @09:25PM Underwater Landslide May Have Doubled 2011 Japanese Tsunami
Thursday September 25, 2014 @02:39PM Catch Oil Polluters With Open Source Tools Using the Homebrew Oil Testing Kit
Thursday September 25, 2014 @01:08PM Solar System's Water Is Older Than the Sun
Tuesday September 09, 2014 @08:11AM UN Study Shows Record-High Increases For Atmospheric CO2 In 2013
Monday September 08, 2014 @09:03AM Two Explorers Descend Into An Active Volcano, and Live to Tell About It
Sunday September 07, 2014 @07:58PM Restoring Salmon To Their Original Habitat -- With a Cannon
Sunday September 07, 2014 @06:56PM Apparent Meteorite Hits Managua, Nicaragua, Leaving Crater But No Injuries
Sunday September 07, 2014 @11:13AM Surprise! More Than Twice As Much Mercury In Environment As Thought
Sunday September 07, 2014 @01:25AM Newly Discovered 60-foot Asteroid About To Buzz By Earth
Thursday September 04, 2014 @06:23AM Out of the Warehouse: Climate Researchers Rescue Long-Lost Satellite Images
Monday September 01, 2014 @07:43AM Feds Want Nuclear Waste Train, But Don't Know Where It Would Go
Sunday August 31, 2014 @05:15PM The Passenger Pigeon: A Century of Extinction
Thursday August 28, 2014 @07:33PM Drought Inspires a Boom In Pseudoscience, From Rain Machines To 'Water Witches'
Sunday August 24, 2014 @03:25PM Iceland Stands Down On Travel Alert: From Orange To Red and Back Again
Sunday August 24, 2014 @01:38PM Slashdot Asks: How Prepared Are You For an Earthquake?
Sunday August 24, 2014 @07:58AM Magnitude 6.0 Quake Hits Northern California, Causing Injuries and Outages
Sunday August 24, 2014 @01:04AM Western US Drought Has Made Earth's Crust Rise
Saturday August 23, 2014 @01:15PM Eruption Of Iceland's Bardarbunga Raises Travel Alert to Red
Friday August 22, 2014 @06:38PM New EU Rules Will Limit Vacuum Cleaners To 1600W
Tuesday August 19, 2014 @11:12AM Iceland's Seismic Activity: A Repeat Show for Atmospheric Ash?
Tuesday August 19, 2014 @08:06AM Fighting Invasive Fish With Forks and Knives
Monday August 11, 2014 @10:27AM Brookings Study Calls Solar, Wind Power the Most Expensive Fossil Alternatives
Sunday August 10, 2014 @07:03PM Toxic Algae Threatens Florida's Gulf Coast
Sunday August 10, 2014 @02:52PM Ask Slashdot: Can Tech Help Monitor or Mitigate a Mine-Flooded Ecosystem?
Saturday August 09, 2014 @09:33AM Wyoming's Natural Trap Cave Yields Huge Trove of Animal Remains
Thursday August 07, 2014 @07:21AM Man-Made "Dead Zone" In Gulf of Mexico the Size of Connecticut
Thursday August 07, 2014 @07:15AM Ancient Worms May Have Saved Life On Earth
Tuesday August 05, 2014 @11:20AM Ancient Skulls Show Civilization Rose As Testosterone Fell
Thursday July 31, 2014 @09:35PM Unesco Probing Star Wars Filming In Ireland
Saturday July 26, 2014 @09:00AM Greenpeace: Amazon Fire Burns More Coal and Gas Than It Should
Friday July 25, 2014 @06:11PM The Truth About Solar Storms
Tuesday July 22, 2014 @11:36AM Walter Munk's Astonishing Wave-Tracking Experiment
Tuesday July 08, 2014 @04:06PM Mapping a Monster Volcano
Tuesday July 08, 2014 @07:06AM IBM Tries To Forecast and Control Beijing's Air Pollution
Tuesday July 08, 2014 @07:03AM Ancient Bird With Largest Wingspan Yet Discovered
Sunday June 29, 2014 @09:35AM Swedish Farmers Have Doubts About Climatologists and Climate Change
Friday June 27, 2014 @07:45PM Germany's Glut of Electricity Causing Prices To Plummet
Friday June 27, 2014 @03:11PM Half of Germany's Power Supplied By Solar, Briefly
Monday June 23, 2014 @07:22PM Climate Change Prompts Emperor Penguins To Find New Breeding Grounds
Monday June 23, 2014 @07:09PM UK Man Sentenced To 16 Months For Exporting 'E-Waste' Despite 91% Reuse
Monday June 23, 2014 @06:25PM Satellite Swarm Spots North Pole Drift
Monday June 16, 2014 @07:13PM Humans Not Solely To Blame For Passenger Pigeon Extinction
Monday June 16, 2014 @12:36AM Why the Moon's New Birthday Means the Earth Is Older Than We Thought
Saturday June 14, 2014 @01:59PM Study: Deforestation Depletes Fish Stocks
Monday June 09, 2014 @02:05PM NASA Names Gavin Schmidt Director of the Goddard Institute For Space Studies
Friday June 06, 2014 @08:46PM Astronomers Solve Puzzle of Mysterious Streaks In Radio Images of the Sky
Friday May 30, 2014 @06:27PM Terran Computational Calendar Introduces Minimonths, Year Bases, and Datemods
Sunday May 25, 2014 @10:30AM Should We Eat Invasive Species?
Sunday May 25, 2014 @01:38AM Kiwi Genetically Closer to Extinct Elephant Birds Than to the Emu
Saturday May 24, 2014 @01:11PM Hawaii's Oahu Used To Be a Bigger Island
Friday May 16, 2014 @09:36AM Climate Journal Publishes Referees' Report In Response To "Witch-Hunt" Claims
Thursday May 15, 2014 @07:48AM Orca Identified As 103 Years Old
Thursday May 08, 2014 @11:30AM Feds Issue Emergency Order On Crude Oil Trains
Thursday May 08, 2014 @10:21AM Electromagnetic Noise Found To Affect Bird Navigation
Tuesday May 06, 2014 @07:02AM Earthquake Warning Issued For Central Oklahoma
Sunday May 04, 2014 @09:28PM Scientists Race To Develop Livestock That Can Survive Climate Change
Sunday May 04, 2014 @07:19PM ISS Studies Show Bacteria From Earth Could Colonize Mars
Sunday May 04, 2014 @03:40PM Finally, Hi-Def Streaming Video of the ISS's View of Earth
Sunday May 04, 2014 @10:49AM Let's Call It 'Climate Disruption,' White House Science Adviser Suggests (Again)
Saturday May 03, 2014 @09:57PM How To Find Nearby Dark Skies, No Matter Where You Are
Friday April 25, 2014 @08:07AM Former US Test Site Sues Nuclear Nations For Disarmament Failure
Sunday April 20, 2014 @05:13PM Biofuels From Corn Can Create More Greenhouse Gases Than Gasoline
Sunday April 20, 2014 @09:47AM 3 Former Astronauts: Earth-Asteroid Collisions Are a Real But Preventable Danger
Friday April 18, 2014 @05:38PM Plant Breeders Release 'Open Source Seeds'
Thursday April 17, 2014 @01:46PM Kepler-186f: Most 'Earth-Like' Alien World Discovered
Thursday April 03, 2014 @12:21PM How a 'Seismic Cloak' Could Slow Down an Earthquake
Saturday March 29, 2014 @12:39AM Geologists Warned of Washington State Mudslides For Decades
Thursday March 27, 2014 @02:02PM Introducing a Calendar System For the Information Age
Sunday March 23, 2014 @12:09PM IPCC's "Darkest Yet" Climate Report Warns of Food, Water Shortages
Saturday March 22, 2014 @12:05AM Creationists Demand Equal Airtime With 'Cosmos'
Friday March 21, 2014 @05:10PM It Was the Worst Industrial Disaster In US History, and We Learned Nothing
Tuesday March 18, 2014 @09:12AM Solar-Powered Toilet Torches Waste For Public Health
Tuesday March 18, 2014 @07:54AM Nate Silver's FiveThirtyEight Relaunches As Data Journalism Website
Sunday March 09, 2014 @10:51PM Ice Age Fossils Found During Los Angeles Subway Exploration
Monday March 03, 2014 @10:02AM First Look At the Animals of the New Hebrides Trench
Saturday March 01, 2014 @12:36AM Tim Cook: If You Don't Like Our Energy Policies, Don't Buy Apple Stock
Friday February 28, 2014 @06:35PM Scottish Independence Campaign Battles Over BBC Weather Forecast
Thursday February 27, 2014 @08:55AM Pine Forest Vapor Particles Can Limit Climate Change
Thursday February 27, 2014 @08:11AM Find Along Chilean Highway Suggests Ancient Mass Stranding of Whales
Tuesday February 25, 2014 @09:44AM Navy Won't Investigate Nuclear Pollution At San Francisco's Treasure Island
Monday February 24, 2014 @10:17AM Naming All Lifeforms On Earth With Hash Functions
Monday February 24, 2014 @02:34AM New Interactive Map For Understanding Global Flood Risks
Sunday February 23, 2014 @11:41PM Confirmed: Earth's Oldest Rock In Australia
Sunday February 23, 2014 @05:55PM Japanese Firm Proposes Microwave-Linked Solar Plant On the Moon
Friday February 21, 2014 @09:36PM UAE Clerics' Fatwa Forbids Muslims From Traveling To Mars
Friday February 21, 2014 @08:50PM VA Tech Experiment: Polar Vortex May Decimate D.C. Stinkbugs In 2014
Thursday February 20, 2014 @10:19AM How Well Do Our Climate Models Match Our Observations?
Thursday February 20, 2014 @10:01AM Chevron Gives Residents Near Fracking Explosion Free Pizza
Thursday February 13, 2014 @05:09PM Germany's Renewable Plan Faces Popular Resistance
Thursday February 13, 2014 @09:00AM Massive Storm Buries US East Coast In Snow and Ice
Thursday February 13, 2014 @08:24AM Iconic Predator-Prey Study In Peril
Tuesday February 11, 2014 @08:25AM Scientists Solve Mystery of World-Traveling Plant
Tuesday February 11, 2014 @03:44AM Oil Companies Secretly Got Paid Twice For Cleaning Up Toxic Fuel Leaks
Monday February 10, 2014 @09:07AM How Russia Transformed a Subtropical Beach Resort To Host the Winter Olympics
Sunday February 09, 2014 @11:26AM Britain's Eastern Coast Yields Oldest Human Footprints Outside Africa
Friday February 07, 2014 @07:01PM GOP Bill To Outlaw EPA 'Secret Science' That Is Not Transparent, Reproducible
Thursday January 30, 2014 @01:13PM Flying Snake Mysteries Revealed
Sunday January 26, 2014 @09:58PM Grand Canyon Is "Frankenstein" of Geologic Formations
Tuesday January 21, 2014 @03:11PM CES 2014: A Bedbug Detector that Looks Interesting but has Detractors (Video)
Sunday January 19, 2014 @04:13PM Global-Warming Skepticism Hits 6-Year High
Friday January 17, 2014 @07:36PM Alleging 'Malpractice' With Climate Skeptic Papers, Publisher Kills Journal
Friday January 10, 2014 @05:58PM The True Color of Ancient Sea Creatures
Friday January 03, 2014 @07:22AM Bill Nye To Debate Creationist Museum Founder Ken Ham
Thursday January 02, 2014 @10:00AM Helicopter Rescue For All Passengers Aboard Antarctic Research Ship
Sunday December 29, 2013 @06:40PM Space Junk or a Meteor? Fireball Lit Up Midwestern Skies
Sunday December 29, 2013 @04:33PM Australian Icebreaker Tries To Get Through To Stranded Antarctic Research Ship
Thursday December 26, 2013 @03:19PM Antarctic Climate Research Expedition Trapped In Sea Ice
Thursday December 26, 2013 @08:20AM Scientists Predict Earthquake's Location and Strength
Tuesday December 24, 2013 @10:56AM 2013: an Ominous Year For Warnings and Predictions
Sunday December 22, 2013 @11:50PM Huge Pool of Ice-Free Water Discovered Under Greenland Ice
Friday December 20, 2013 @06:46PM Enormous Tunneling Machine 'Bertha' Blocked By 'The Object'
Thursday December 12, 2013 @09:14AM Newly Discovered Greenhouse Gas Is 7,000 Times More Powerful Than CO2
Tuesday December 10, 2013 @08:24AM Killer Qualities of Japanese Fault Revealed
Thursday November 21, 2013 @08:36AM Galileo Navigation System Gets Go-Ahead From EU Parliament
Sunday November 17, 2013 @05:20PM Tremors Mean Antarctic Volcanism May Be Heating Up
Sunday November 17, 2013 @08:37AM Comet ISON Nears Date With Sun
Sunday November 17, 2013 @01:06AM Fukushima Disaster Leads Japan To Backpedal On Emissions Pledge
Saturday November 16, 2013 @07:42PM Getting the Dirt On Ancient Life With Coprolites
Saturday November 16, 2013 @06:12PM Scientists Propose Satellite Early Warning System For Forest Fires
Saturday November 16, 2013 @08:53AM Can the US Be Weaned Off Ethanol?
Friday November 15, 2013 @06:11PM Clam That Was Killed Determining Its Age Was Over 100 Years Older Than Estimated
Tuesday November 12, 2013 @08:19AM Expansion of Comanche Peak Nuclear Power Plant Suspended
Thursday November 07, 2013 @10:59AM Scientists Says Jellyfish Are Taking Over the Oceans
Sunday November 03, 2013 @08:18PM Indonesian Erruption Forces Evacuation of 1300
Sunday November 03, 2013 @10:46AM 4 Prominent Scientists Say Renewables Aren't Enough, Urge Support For Nuclear
Saturday November 02, 2013 @03:21PM Exploiting Tomorrow's Solar Eclipse To Help Understand Sea Levels
Friday November 01, 2013 @05:06PM How Earth's Biosignature Will Change As the Planet Dies
Wednesday October 30, 2013 @12:51PM Magma Reservoir Under Yellowstone Is Much Bigger Than Previously Thought
Tuesday October 29, 2013 @08:49AM A Year After Sandy, Do You Approach Disaster Differently?
Tuesday October 29, 2013 @08:02AM Nebraska Scientists Refuse To Carry Out Climate Change-Denying Study
Sunday October 20, 2013 @10:24AM Scientists Say Climate Change Is Damaging Iowa Agriculture
Saturday October 19, 2013 @12:02AM 1.8 Million-Year-Old Skull Suggests Three Early Human Species Were One
Thursday October 10, 2013 @12:57PM Most Cave Paintings Were Painted By Women, Says Penn State Researcher
Sunday October 06, 2013 @09:53PM Newly Discovered Meltwater Streams Flow Beneath the Antarctic Ice Sheet
Friday October 04, 2013 @07:06PM Engineers Design Tornado Proof Home
Thursday October 03, 2013 @09:10AM Asian Giant Hornets Kill 42 People In China, Injure Over 1,500
Thursday October 03, 2013 @07:17AM Flowering Plants' Roots Pushed Back 100M Years
Tuesday October 01, 2013 @08:08AM Congress Reaches Agreement ... On Helium
Tuesday October 01, 2013 @06:43AM Underwater Sonar Linked To Whale Deaths
Friday September 27, 2013 @05:13PM 'Zombie' Hormone Disruptors Rise From the Dead
Thursday September 26, 2013 @12:06PM Clinton Grants $1 Million To Edible Insect Farmers
Sunday September 22, 2013 @07:28PM Arctic Ice Extent Tops 2012's, But Is 6th Lowest In History
Sunday September 22, 2013 @05:09PM New Species of Legless Lizard Discovered Near LAX Runway
Saturday September 21, 2013 @09:30PM The Good News About Cellphones For Poor Countries
Saturday September 21, 2013 @02:37PM Linking Mass Extinctions To the Sun's Journey In the Milky Way
Saturday September 21, 2013 @08:50AM PCBs Cause Birds To Sing a Different Tune
Thursday September 12, 2013 @02:57PM First Gear Mechanism Discovered In Nature
Wednesday September 11, 2013 @05:55PM Evidence of 100,000-Year-Old Life Found In Antarctic Subglacial Lake
Tuesday September 10, 2013 @11:51AM New X Prize Quest: Sensors To Probe Oceanic Acid Levels
Sunday September 08, 2013 @11:13PM Arctic Ice Cap Rebounds From 2012 — But Does That Matter?
Saturday September 07, 2013 @02:05PM Using Raspberry Pi and iOS App To Catch Rhino Poachers
Wednesday September 04, 2013 @04:24PM Nuclear Trashmen Profit From Unprecedented US Reactor Shutdowns
Thursday August 29, 2013 @03:55PM Huge Canyon Discovered Under Greenland Ice
Tuesday August 27, 2013 @08:30AM Gore's Staff Says He Was Misquoted On Hexametric Hurricanes
Sunday August 25, 2013 @04:52PM Ostrich-Egg Globe Believed Oldest To Show New World
Saturday August 24, 2013 @11:52PM This Satellite Could Be Beaming Solar Power Down From Space By 2025
Saturday August 24, 2013 @08:00PM Australian University Unveils New Carbon-Trapping Bricks
Thursday August 22, 2013 @04:11PM For Overstated Claims, Gore, Tesla Upbraided By NWS, NHTSA Respectively
Thursday August 15, 2013 @06:45AM Moser Lamps Illuminate Homes Without Using Electricity
Sunday August 11, 2013 @06:36PM Chain Reaction Shattered Antarctica's Larson B Ice Shelf
Tuesday August 06, 2013 @10:04AM NASA Data Suggests Solar Magnetic Field About To Flip
Thursday August 01, 2013 @02:17PM Repurposed: Ground Circuit Board Waste Can Clean Up Toxic Metals
Tuesday July 30, 2013 @10:42AM What's Stopping Us From Eating Insects?
Sunday July 28, 2013 @08:07AM Same Programs + Different Computers = Different Weather Forecasts
Saturday July 27, 2013 @12:10PM Crowdfunded Effort Could Build World's 10th Deepest Diving Submersible
Tuesday July 23, 2013 @08:40AM Drilling Might Be Getting a Bad Rap For Indonesia's Ongoing "Mud Volcano"
Tuesday July 23, 2013 @08:18AM Ask Slashdot: Setting Up Non-Obnoxious Outdoor Lighting?
Tuesday July 16, 2013 @01:18PM Describe Any Location On Earth In 3 Words
Tuesday July 16, 2013 @01:17PM Hurricane Sandy a 1-in-700-Year Event Says NASA Study
Sunday July 14, 2013 @08:09PM Global Anoxia Ruled Out As Main Culprit In the P-T Extinction
Saturday July 13, 2013 @11:02AM When Space Weather Attacks Earth
Tuesday July 09, 2013 @06:52AM Lake Vostok Found Teeming With Life
Thursday July 04, 2013 @04:23PM How Old Is the Average Country?
Wednesday July 03, 2013 @07:11PM Launch of India's First Navigation Satellite Successful
Tuesday July 02, 2013 @11:08AM Google Maps Updated With Skyfall Island Japan Terrain
Sunday June 30, 2013 @12:31PM Google Street View Backpack Now Available To Volunteers
Sunday June 30, 2013 @08:18AM Voyager 1 Finds Unexpected Wrinkles At the Edge Of the Solar System
Sunday June 30, 2013 @12:52AM With Catastrophes In Mind, Supercomputing Project Simulates Space Junk Collision
Wednesday June 26, 2013 @09:02AM Was That A Tsunami?
Tuesday June 25, 2013 @07:46AM Obama's Climate Plans Face Long Fight
Thursday June 20, 2013 @07:03AM Monsanto Executive Wins World Food Prize
Sunday June 16, 2013 @04:23PM Archaeologists Discover Lost City In Cambodian Jungle
Thursday June 13, 2013 @12:26PM World Population Could Reach Nearly 11 Billion By 2100
Sunday June 09, 2013 @12:49AM Asteroid Passes (Just) 65,000 Miles From Earth
Saturday June 08, 2013 @07:01PM Northern Hemisphere Pollution a Cause of '80s Africa Drought
Friday May 31, 2013 @11:43PM OK City Data Center Built To Withstand Winds Up To 310 MPH, Says Contractor

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