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Dec 19, 2014 03:18 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Studying how bubbles work could lead to more efficient power stations. Continue reading →
Dec 19, 2014 12:13 PM ET
There are several ideas to explain the origin of life on Earth. A new one is so elegant and simple that it might change our whole perception of life. What if life is something matter just does, under the right conditions? Julian explains.
Dec 18, 2014 06:30 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Brief bursts of intense energy occur inside thunderstorms 1,000 times a day around the world, new research shows. Continue reading →
Dec 17, 2014 12:14 PM ET
Volcanoes can wreak havoc with our lives and even take them without warning, but to geologists keen observing how Earth regenerates its crust, they can be as educational as they are scary.
Dec 15, 2014 02:07 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
The mess caused by the Pineapple Express reminds us that California is exceptionally prone to landslides. Continue reading →
Dec 10, 2014 06:38 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Los Angeles considers a solar-powered wireless communication system capable of withstanding the big one. Continue reading →
Dec 12, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
The Pacific Ocean, whose waters are heating up due to climate change, may accelerate the problem by releasing millions of tons of methane gas that's stored beneath the ocean floor.
Dec 10, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Irene Klotz
The European mission has discovered that the water locked in Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko doesn't match the water on Earth.
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