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Jul 16, 2014 01:18 PM ET // Irene Klotz
What happens to carbon -- and other solid materials -- when the pressure is even greater, such as what exists in the cores of Jupiter, Saturn and giant planets beyond the solar system? The world's largest laser hopes to find out.
Jul 1, 2014 08:01 PM ET // Irene Klotz
United Launch Alliance will try again Wednesday to put NASA’s long-awaited Orbiting Carbon Observatory into orbit around Earth for a two-year mission, following a last-minute launch scrub early Tuesday. Continue reading →
Jul 1, 2014 12:45 PM ET // AFP
A water flow problem on Tuesday forced the US space agency to postpone the launch of a satellite to track atmospheric carbon dioxide, a leading greenhouse gas.
Nov 13, 2013 08:03 AM ET
Graphene is the most promising new material out there, likely to revolutionize the way we do or build almost anything. It's pure carbon, and totally amazing. Trace shows us all the different ways this material could change life on Earth.
Oct 25, 2013 03:36 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Carbon-rich planetary systems are likely bone dry, meaning 'diamond planets' probably aren't life's best friend. Continue reading →
Sep 27, 2013 06:18 AM ET // Eric Niiler
The IPCC has given an upper limit as to how much greenhouse gas emissions Earth should support, but floods and storms may push public more than scientists' warnings.
Mar 3, 2013 02:25 PM ET // Larry O'Hanlon
An American climate scientist has started a petition -- he hopes that by Earth Day, 2014, a billion humans will have signed on to act against climate change. ->
Dec 11, 2010 09:32 AM ET // Alyssa Danigelis
Bike sharing is convenient, fun, and cheap. A new software program aims to give cash back to bikers.
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