Charles Darwin's theory about the formation of atolls is elegant, but doesn't reflect key information: sea level. Researchers now correct his work.
Oct. 13, 2020 • ~12 min
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Methane emissions have reached the highest levels on record, researchers say. And more than half of all methane emissions now come from human activities.
July 17, 2020 • ~10 min
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A new dashboard shows the disparities in how COVID-19 affects different income levels, various racial groups, and those with other health conditions.
July 6, 2020 • ~5 min
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A new global map shows trouble spots for air pollution containing tiny particles called at PM2.5 that can make their way deep into your respiratory system.
June 30, 2020 • ~7 min
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A new AI model that maps moisture levels in fine detail across 12 western states opens the door for better wildfire predictions.
May 22, 2020 • ~8 min
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A new COVID-19 map of the US has tons of data, including cases, people who've recovered, and deaths. Check it to find out how your county is doing.
April 15, 2020 • ~7 min
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The Hunt-Lenox Globe is also one of the first to show the New World. See the 3D digital model up close, including its warning that "here be dragons."
Feb. 28, 2020 • ~7 min
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