What an atmosphere is, what it does, how it changes --on Earth, elsewhere in our solar system and beyond
Scientists are now able to study in detail the dynamic volcanic activity of the deep ocean ridges. This is a description of what scientists are learning.
The compelling search for entirely new forms of life elsewhere in our solar system and the universe
Many common toxins in the environment significantly harm the fetal brain
A novel approach to teaching mathematics
A tour of some innovative medical nano-devices at the Tufts University Nano Lab
A leader in the international research on marine sediments explains how climate history is recorded in ocean sediments
A description of exoplanet atmospheres and how scientists attempt to analyze these alien atmospheres.
At the Summons Lab, scientists probe soil and rock samples from both ancient Earth and Mars for bio-molecules
Dudley Foster, the Woods Hole engineer closely associated with the Alvin's history, describes explorations of the deep-sea submersible.
A leader in the study of exotic microbes at hydrothermal vents explains the significance and the potential of these life forms
A visit to Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution to learn how researchers investigate the dynamic relationship between oceans and climate
The Cziczo Lab at MIT investigates the particles that form clouds and the vital role of clouds in climate change
A visit to the Helmuth Lab to learn how scientists investigate effects of changing climate on coastal ecosystems
The Connor Lab at Boston University is a leader in the effort to understand how viruses infect and how cells learn how to block infection
An explanation of how modern genetics analysis confirms ancient human migrations, such as the Indo-Europeans
The excess CO2 in Earth's atmosphere will remain for hundreds of years. An atmospheric scientist explains the need to reduce that excess as we shift to renewable energy.
The long struggle to commit the international community to prepare for the worldwide climate crisis