By Philip Guelpa, December 18, 2012
A newly reported microlithic technology from a site in South Africa helps close the apparent temporal gap between the biological evolution of modern humans and the archaeological evidence of fully modern cognitive abilities.
By Bryan Dyne, November 27, 2012
The impact of climate change on all aspects of life has been more concretely analyzed in reports issued over the past decade.
By Bryan Dyne, November 6, 2012
The end of the current generation of environmental satellites will likely produce a gap lasting up to four years, in which crucial data used in predicting the intensity of hurricanes will not be collected.
By Bryan Dyne, October 24, 2012
A planet with similar mass to the Earth has been found orbiting α Centauri B, our closest interstellar neighbor.
By Bryan Dyne, September 28, 2012
Voyager 1 and 2 have flown through the Solar System for 35 years and now Voyager 1 is on the verge of becoming humanity’s first interstellar spacecraft.
By Philip Guelpa, August 31, 2012
Newly reported fossils from East Africa indicate multiple branches in early human evolution.
By Bryan Dyne, August 7, 2012
Curiosity, NASA’s latest Mars rover, has successfully landed on target at Gale crater.
By Bryan Dyne, August 2, 2012
The sudden melting of the Greenland ice shelf is an indicator that global warming is beginning to have a very widespread impact on human life.
By Philip Guelpa, July 10, 2012
It is possible that simple representations such as disks and negative hand prints, which new dating indicates were the earliest forms of cave art, were, in fact, originated by Neanderthals.
By Bryan Dyne, July 5, 2012
Results jointly released from the Large Hadron Collider have confirmed the existence of a new fundamental particle, which has the high possibility of being the long sought after Higgs boson.
By Don Barry, June 5, 2012
The Sun, the planet Venus and the Earth will line up so that Venus appears to pass across the disk of the Sun.
By Aidan Claire, May 17, 2012
The European Space Agency (ESA) has announced a €1.1 billion unmanned mission to the ice moons of the planet Jupiter.