Americans agree on the need for more COVID relief

While Republicans and Democrats agree on relief for the pandemic, Americans are split on issues around the 2020 election and President Trump's impeachment.

Sandra Knispel-U. Rochester • futurity
March 2, 2021 ~8 min

Radar images capture new Antarctic mega-iceberg

Spacecraft that can see through cloud get their first good look at the frozen block known as A74.

March 1, 2021 ~5 min

Survey: COVID-19 vaccine acceptance has fallen worldwide

In several countries, including the US, the number of people who say they'll get a COVID-19 vaccine is falling short of the number needed for herd immunity.

Stephanie Desmon-JHU • futurity
Feb. 26, 2021 ~6 min

Brunt Ice Shelf: Big iceberg calves near UK Antarctic base

An ice block approaching the size of London splits from the White Continent, close to Halley station.

Feb. 26, 2021 ~4 min

High school students discover exoplanets during mentoring program

High schoolers discover four exoplanets through the Center for Astrophysics | Harvard & Smithsonian mentorship program.

Nadia Whitehead • harvard
Jan. 28, 2021 ~6 min

Team links screen time and pandemic mental health risks at college

New research identifies factors associated with higher risk for negative mental health effects for college students during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Laura Oleniacz - NC State • futurity
Jan. 13, 2021 ~8 min

A68a iceberg: Science mission to investigate frozen giant

Scientists will send robotic vehicles under the colossal berg drifting in the South Atlantic.

Dec. 15, 2020 ~7 min

Climate change: 700-year history of wind recorded in island mud

Lake sediments on remote Marion Island tell the story of the Southern Hemisphere's westerlies.

Dec. 11, 2020 ~4 min

How do archaeologists know where to dig?

Archaeologists used to dig primarily at sites that were easy to find thanks to obvious visual clues. But technology – and listening to local people – plays a much bigger role now.

Stacey Camp, Associate Professor of Anthropology, Michigan State University • conversation
Dec. 4, 2020 ~10 min

Antarctic place names recognise 'modern explorers'

Maps will feature peaks and glaciers named for British individuals who've advanced polar science.

Dec. 3, 2020 ~5 min