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Tuesday September 09, 2014 @09:11AM UN Study Shows Record-High Increases For Atmospheric CO2 In 2013
Monday September 08, 2014 @10:03AM Two Explorers Descend Into An Active Volcano, and Live to Tell About It
Sunday September 07, 2014 @08:58PM Restoring Salmon To Their Original Habitat -- With a Cannon
Sunday September 07, 2014 @07:56PM Apparent Meteorite Hits Managua, Nicaragua, Leaving Crater But No Injuries
Sunday September 07, 2014 @12:13PM Surprise! More Than Twice As Much Mercury In Environment As Thought
Sunday September 07, 2014 @02:25AM Newly Discovered 60-foot Asteroid About To Buzz By Earth
Thursday September 04, 2014 @07:23AM Out of the Warehouse: Climate Researchers Rescue Long-Lost Satellite Images
Monday September 01, 2014 @08:43AM Feds Want Nuclear Waste Train, But Don't Know Where It Would Go
Sunday August 31, 2014 @06:15PM The Passenger Pigeon: A Century of Extinction
Thursday August 28, 2014 @08:33PM Drought Inspires a Boom In Pseudoscience, From Rain Machines To 'Water Witches'
Wednesday August 27, 2014 @10:19AM Climate Damage 'Irreversible' According Leaked Climate Report
Sunday August 24, 2014 @04:25PM Iceland Stands Down On Travel Alert: From Orange To Red and Back Again
Sunday August 24, 2014 @02:38PM Slashdot Asks: How Prepared Are You For an Earthquake?
Sunday August 24, 2014 @08:58AM Magnitude 6.0 Quake Hits Northern California, Causing Injuries and Outages
Sunday August 24, 2014 @02:04AM Western US Drought Has Made Earth's Crust Rise
Saturday August 23, 2014 @02:15PM Eruption Of Iceland's Bardarbunga Raises Travel Alert to Red
Friday August 22, 2014 @07:38PM New EU Rules Will Limit Vacuum Cleaners To 1600W
Tuesday August 19, 2014 @12:12PM Iceland's Seismic Activity: A Repeat Show for Atmospheric Ash?
Tuesday August 19, 2014 @09:06AM Fighting Invasive Fish With Forks and Knives
Wednesday August 13, 2014 @12:01PM NASA's Greenhouse Gas Observatory Captures 'First Light'
Monday August 11, 2014 @07:23PM Chile Earthquake Triggered Icequakes In Antarctica
Monday August 11, 2014 @11:27AM Brookings Study Calls Solar, Wind Power the Most Expensive Fossil Alternatives
Sunday August 10, 2014 @08:03PM Toxic Algae Threatens Florida's Gulf Coast
Sunday August 10, 2014 @03:52PM Ask Slashdot: Can Tech Help Monitor or Mitigate a Mine-Flooded Ecosystem?
Saturday August 09, 2014 @10:33AM Wyoming's Natural Trap Cave Yields Huge Trove of Animal Remains
Friday August 08, 2014 @12:46PM Paint Dust Covers the Upper Layer of the World's Oceans
Thursday August 07, 2014 @08:21AM Man-Made "Dead Zone" In Gulf of Mexico the Size of Connecticut
Thursday August 07, 2014 @08:15AM Ancient Worms May Have Saved Life On Earth
Tuesday August 05, 2014 @12:20PM Ancient Skulls Show Civilization Rose As Testosterone Fell
Thursday July 31, 2014 @10:35PM Unesco Probing Star Wars Filming In Ireland
Saturday July 26, 2014 @10:00AM Greenpeace: Amazon Fire Burns More Coal and Gas Than It Should
Friday July 25, 2014 @07:11PM The Truth About Solar Storms
Thursday July 24, 2014 @04:49PM Western US States Using Up Ground Water At an Alarming Rate
Tuesday July 22, 2014 @12:36PM Walter Munk's Astonishing Wave-Tracking Experiment
Tuesday July 15, 2014 @10:36AM The Last Three Months Were the Hottest Quarter On Record
Wednesday July 09, 2014 @11:07AM Climate Change Skeptic Group Must Pay Damages To UVA, Michael Mann
Tuesday July 08, 2014 @05:06PM Mapping a Monster Volcano
Tuesday July 08, 2014 @08:06AM IBM Tries To Forecast and Control Beijing's Air Pollution
Tuesday July 08, 2014 @08:03AM Ancient Bird With Largest Wingspan Yet Discovered
Saturday July 05, 2014 @09:48PM Study: Global Warming Solvable If Fossil Fuel Subsidies Given To Clean Energy
Wednesday July 02, 2014 @12:48PM Hierarchical Membrane For Cleaning Up Oil Spills
Sunday June 29, 2014 @10:35AM Swedish Farmers Have Doubts About Climatologists and Climate Change
Friday June 27, 2014 @08:45PM Germany's Glut of Electricity Causing Prices To Plummet
Friday June 27, 2014 @04:11PM Half of Germany's Power Supplied By Solar, Briefly
Monday June 23, 2014 @08:22PM Climate Change Prompts Emperor Penguins To Find New Breeding Grounds
Monday June 23, 2014 @08:09PM UK Man Sentenced To 16 Months For Exporting 'E-Waste' Despite 91% Reuse
Monday June 23, 2014 @07:25PM Satellite Swarm Spots North Pole Drift
Monday June 23, 2014 @06:17PM NOAA: Earth Smashed A Record For Heat In May 2014, Effects To Worsen
Monday June 16, 2014 @08:13PM Humans Not Solely To Blame For Passenger Pigeon Extinction
Monday June 16, 2014 @01:36AM Why the Moon's New Birthday Means the Earth Is Older Than We Thought
Saturday June 14, 2014 @02:59PM Study: Deforestation Depletes Fish Stocks
Monday June 09, 2014 @03:05PM NASA Names Gavin Schmidt Director of the Goddard Institute For Space Studies
Friday June 06, 2014 @09:46PM Astronomers Solve Puzzle of Mysterious Streaks In Radio Images of the Sky
Friday May 30, 2014 @07:27PM Terran Computational Calendar Introduces Minimonths, Year Bases, and Datemods
Sunday May 25, 2014 @11:30AM Should We Eat Invasive Species?
Sunday May 25, 2014 @02:38AM Kiwi Genetically Closer to Extinct Elephant Birds Than to the Emu
Saturday May 24, 2014 @02:11PM Hawaii's Oahu Used To Be a Bigger Island
Monday May 19, 2014 @10:11PM Rising Sea Level Could Put East Coast Nuclear Plants At Risk
Monday May 19, 2014 @07:14PM Spanish Conquest May Have Altered Peru's Shoreline
Friday May 16, 2014 @10:36AM Climate Journal Publishes Referees' Report In Response To "Witch-Hunt" Claims
Thursday May 15, 2014 @08:48AM Orca Identified As 103 Years Old
Monday May 12, 2014 @06:49PM What Caused a 1300-Year Deep Freeze?
Thursday May 08, 2014 @12:30PM Feds Issue Emergency Order On Crude Oil Trains
Thursday May 08, 2014 @11:21AM Electromagnetic Noise Found To Affect Bird Navigation
Tuesday May 06, 2014 @08:02AM Earthquake Warning Issued For Central Oklahoma
Sunday May 04, 2014 @10:28PM Scientists Race To Develop Livestock That Can Survive Climate Change
Sunday May 04, 2014 @08:19PM ISS Studies Show Bacteria From Earth Could Colonize Mars
Sunday May 04, 2014 @04:40PM Finally, Hi-Def Streaming Video of the ISS's View of Earth
Sunday May 04, 2014 @11:49AM Let's Call It 'Climate Disruption,' White House Science Adviser Suggests (Again)
Saturday May 03, 2014 @10:57PM How To Find Nearby Dark Skies, No Matter Where You Are
Friday April 25, 2014 @09:07AM Former US Test Site Sues Nuclear Nations For Disarmament Failure
Thursday April 24, 2014 @02:13PM Panel Says U.S. Not Ready For Inevitable Arctic Oil Spill
Wednesday April 23, 2014 @11:49AM Asteroid Impacts Bigger Risk Than Thought
Sunday April 20, 2014 @06:13PM Biofuels From Corn Can Create More Greenhouse Gases Than Gasoline
Sunday April 20, 2014 @10:47AM 3 Former Astronauts: Earth-Asteroid Collisions Are a Real But Preventable Danger
Friday April 18, 2014 @06:38PM Plant Breeders Release 'Open Source Seeds'
Thursday April 17, 2014 @02:46PM Kepler-186f: Most 'Earth-Like' Alien World Discovered
Wednesday April 16, 2014 @08:22AM Pollution In China Could Be Driving Freak Weather In US
Thursday April 03, 2014 @01:21PM How a 'Seismic Cloak' Could Slow Down an Earthquake
Saturday March 29, 2014 @01:39AM Geologists Warned of Washington State Mudslides For Decades
Thursday March 27, 2014 @03:02PM Introducing a Calendar System For the Information Age
Sunday March 23, 2014 @01:09PM IPCC's "Darkest Yet" Climate Report Warns of Food, Water Shortages
Saturday March 22, 2014 @01:05AM Creationists Demand Equal Airtime With 'Cosmos'
Friday March 21, 2014 @06:10PM It Was the Worst Industrial Disaster In US History, and We Learned Nothing
Tuesday March 18, 2014 @10:12AM Solar-Powered Toilet Torches Waste For Public Health
Tuesday March 18, 2014 @08:54AM Nate Silver's FiveThirtyEight Relaunches As Data Journalism Website
Sunday March 09, 2014 @11:51PM Ice Age Fossils Found During Los Angeles Subway Exploration
Monday March 03, 2014 @11:02AM First Look At the Animals of the New Hebrides Trench
Saturday March 01, 2014 @01:36AM Tim Cook: If You Don't Like Our Energy Policies, Don't Buy Apple Stock
Friday February 28, 2014 @07:35PM Scottish Independence Campaign Battles Over BBC Weather Forecast
Thursday February 27, 2014 @09:55AM Pine Forest Vapor Particles Can Limit Climate Change
Thursday February 27, 2014 @09:11AM Find Along Chilean Highway Suggests Ancient Mass Stranding of Whales
Tuesday February 25, 2014 @10:44AM Navy Won't Investigate Nuclear Pollution At San Francisco's Treasure Island
Monday February 24, 2014 @11:17AM Naming All Lifeforms On Earth With Hash Functions
Monday February 24, 2014 @03:34AM New Interactive Map For Understanding Global Flood Risks
Monday February 24, 2014 @12:41AM Confirmed: Earth's Oldest Rock In Australia
Sunday February 23, 2014 @06:55PM Japanese Firm Proposes Microwave-Linked Solar Plant On the Moon
Friday February 21, 2014 @10:36PM UAE Clerics' Fatwa Forbids Muslims From Traveling To Mars
Friday February 21, 2014 @09:50PM VA Tech Experiment: Polar Vortex May Decimate D.C. Stinkbugs In 2014
Thursday February 20, 2014 @11:19AM How Well Do Our Climate Models Match Our Observations?
Thursday February 20, 2014 @11:01AM Chevron Gives Residents Near Fracking Explosion Free Pizza
Wednesday February 19, 2014 @11:23AM California Fights Drought With Data and Psychology, Yielding 5% Usage Reduction
Thursday February 13, 2014 @06:09PM Germany's Renewable Plan Faces Popular Resistance
Thursday February 13, 2014 @10:00AM Massive Storm Buries US East Coast In Snow and Ice
Thursday February 13, 2014 @09:24AM Iconic Predator-Prey Study In Peril
Tuesday February 11, 2014 @09:25AM Scientists Solve Mystery of World-Traveling Plant
Tuesday February 11, 2014 @04:44AM Oil Companies Secretly Got Paid Twice For Cleaning Up Toxic Fuel Leaks
Monday February 10, 2014 @10:07AM How Russia Transformed a Subtropical Beach Resort To Host the Winter Olympics
Sunday February 09, 2014 @12:26PM Britain's Eastern Coast Yields Oldest Human Footprints Outside Africa
Friday February 07, 2014 @08:01PM GOP Bill To Outlaw EPA 'Secret Science' That Is Not Transparent, Reproducible
Wednesday February 05, 2014 @12:01PM Should Nuclear and Renewable Energy Supporters Stop Fighting?
Thursday January 30, 2014 @02:13PM Flying Snake Mysteries Revealed
Wednesday January 29, 2014 @01:31PM What Killed the Great Beasts of North America?
Sunday January 26, 2014 @10:58PM Grand Canyon Is "Frankenstein" of Geologic Formations
Tuesday January 21, 2014 @04:11PM CES 2014: A Bedbug Detector that Looks Interesting but has Detractors (Video)
Sunday January 19, 2014 @05:13PM Global-Warming Skepticism Hits 6-Year High
Friday January 17, 2014 @08:36PM Alleging 'Malpractice' With Climate Skeptic Papers, Publisher Kills Journal
Wednesday January 15, 2014 @01:14PM Doomsday Clock Remains at Five Minutes to Midnight
Friday January 10, 2014 @06:58PM The True Color of Ancient Sea Creatures
Friday January 03, 2014 @08:22AM Bill Nye To Debate Creationist Museum Founder Ken Ham
Thursday January 02, 2014 @11:00AM Helicopter Rescue For All Passengers Aboard Antarctic Research Ship
Sunday December 29, 2013 @07:40PM Space Junk or a Meteor? Fireball Lit Up Midwestern Skies
Sunday December 29, 2013 @05:33PM Australian Icebreaker Tries To Get Through To Stranded Antarctic Research Ship
Thursday December 26, 2013 @04:19PM Antarctic Climate Research Expedition Trapped In Sea Ice
Thursday December 26, 2013 @09:20AM Scientists Predict Earthquake's Location and Strength
Tuesday December 24, 2013 @11:56AM 2013: an Ominous Year For Warnings and Predictions
Monday December 23, 2013 @08:49PM Sun Not a Significant Driver of Climate Change
Monday December 23, 2013 @12:50AM Huge Pool of Ice-Free Water Discovered Under Greenland Ice
Friday December 20, 2013 @07:46PM Enormous Tunneling Machine 'Bertha' Blocked By 'The Object'
Thursday December 12, 2013 @10:14AM Newly Discovered Greenhouse Gas Is 7,000 Times More Powerful Than CO2
Tuesday December 10, 2013 @09:24AM Killer Qualities of Japanese Fault Revealed
Thursday November 21, 2013 @09:36AM Galileo Navigation System Gets Go-Ahead From EU Parliament
Sunday November 17, 2013 @06:20PM Tremors Mean Antarctic Volcanism May Be Heating Up
Sunday November 17, 2013 @09:37AM Comet ISON Nears Date With Sun
Sunday November 17, 2013 @02:06AM Fukushima Disaster Leads Japan To Backpedal On Emissions Pledge
Saturday November 16, 2013 @08:42PM Getting the Dirt On Ancient Life With Coprolites
Saturday November 16, 2013 @07:12PM Scientists Propose Satellite Early Warning System For Forest Fires
Saturday November 16, 2013 @09:53AM Can the US Be Weaned Off Ethanol?
Friday November 15, 2013 @07:11PM Clam That Was Killed Determining Its Age Was Over 100 Years Older Than Estimated
Tuesday November 12, 2013 @09:19AM Expansion of Comanche Peak Nuclear Power Plant Suspended
Monday November 11, 2013 @09:58PM Desert Farming Experiment Yields Good Initial Results
Saturday November 09, 2013 @09:31PM EPA Makes Most Wood Stoves Illegal
Thursday November 07, 2013 @11:59AM Scientists Says Jellyfish Are Taking Over the Oceans
Sunday November 03, 2013 @09:18PM Indonesian Erruption Forces Evacuation of 1300
Sunday November 03, 2013 @11:46AM 4 Prominent Scientists Say Renewables Aren't Enough, Urge Support For Nuclear
Saturday November 02, 2013 @04:21PM Exploiting Tomorrow's Solar Eclipse To Help Understand Sea Levels
Friday November 01, 2013 @06:06PM How Earth's Biosignature Will Change As the Planet Dies
Wednesday October 30, 2013 @01:51PM Magma Reservoir Under Yellowstone Is Much Bigger Than Previously Thought
Tuesday October 29, 2013 @09:49AM A Year After Sandy, Do You Approach Disaster Differently?
Tuesday October 29, 2013 @09:02AM Nebraska Scientists Refuse To Carry Out Climate Change-Denying Study
Monday October 21, 2013 @08:05AM Ocean Currents Explain Why Northern Hemisphere Is Soggier
Sunday October 20, 2013 @11:24AM Scientists Say Climate Change Is Damaging Iowa Agriculture
Saturday October 19, 2013 @01:02AM 1.8 Million-Year-Old Skull Suggests Three Early Human Species Were One
Thursday October 17, 2013 @05:25PM How Many Tiny Chelyabinsk-Class Asteroids Buzz Earth?
Thursday October 10, 2013 @01:57PM Most Cave Paintings Were Painted By Women, Says Penn State Researcher
Sunday October 06, 2013 @10:53PM Newly Discovered Meltwater Streams Flow Beneath the Antarctic Ice Sheet
Friday October 04, 2013 @08:06PM Engineers Design Tornado Proof Home
Thursday October 03, 2013 @10:10AM Asian Giant Hornets Kill 42 People In China, Injure Over 1,500
Thursday October 03, 2013 @08:17AM Flowering Plants' Roots Pushed Back 100M Years
Tuesday October 01, 2013 @09:08AM Congress Reaches Agreement ... On Helium
Tuesday October 01, 2013 @07:43AM Underwater Sonar Linked To Whale Deaths
Friday September 27, 2013 @06:13PM 'Zombie' Hormone Disruptors Rise From the Dead
Thursday September 26, 2013 @01:06PM Clinton Grants $1 Million To Edible Insect Farmers
Sunday September 22, 2013 @08:28PM Arctic Ice Extent Tops 2012's, But Is 6th Lowest In History
Sunday September 22, 2013 @06:09PM New Species of Legless Lizard Discovered Near LAX Runway
Saturday September 21, 2013 @10:30PM The Good News About Cellphones For Poor Countries
Saturday September 21, 2013 @03:37PM Linking Mass Extinctions To the Sun's Journey In the Milky Way
Saturday September 21, 2013 @09:50AM PCBs Cause Birds To Sing a Different Tune
Thursday September 19, 2013 @02:18PM Fracked Shale Could Sequester Carbon Dioxide
Monday September 16, 2013 @06:09PM Another Climate-Change Retraction
Thursday September 12, 2013 @03:57PM First Gear Mechanism Discovered In Nature
Wednesday September 11, 2013 @06:55PM Evidence of 100,000-Year-Old Life Found In Antarctic Subglacial Lake
Tuesday September 10, 2013 @12:51PM New X Prize Quest: Sensors To Probe Oceanic Acid Levels
Monday September 09, 2013 @12:13AM Arctic Ice Cap Rebounds From 2012 — But Does That Matter?
Saturday September 07, 2013 @03:05PM Using Raspberry Pi and iOS App To Catch Rhino Poachers
Wednesday September 04, 2013 @05:24PM Nuclear Trashmen Profit From Unprecedented US Reactor Shutdowns
Thursday August 29, 2013 @04:55PM Huge Canyon Discovered Under Greenland Ice
Tuesday August 27, 2013 @09:30AM Gore's Staff Says He Was Misquoted On Hexametric Hurricanes
Sunday August 25, 2013 @05:52PM Ostrich-Egg Globe Believed Oldest To Show New World
Sunday August 25, 2013 @12:52AM This Satellite Could Be Beaming Solar Power Down From Space By 2025
Saturday August 24, 2013 @09:00PM Australian University Unveils New Carbon-Trapping Bricks
Thursday August 22, 2013 @05:11PM For Overstated Claims, Gore, Tesla Upbraided By NWS, NHTSA Respectively
Wednesday August 21, 2013 @01:00PM US States Banned From Exporting Trash To China Are Drowning In Plastic
Thursday August 15, 2013 @07:45AM Moser Lamps Illuminate Homes Without Using Electricity
Sunday August 11, 2013 @07:36PM Chain Reaction Shattered Antarctica's Larson B Ice Shelf
Tuesday August 06, 2013 @11:04AM NASA Data Suggests Solar Magnetic Field About To Flip
Thursday August 01, 2013 @03:17PM Repurposed: Ground Circuit Board Waste Can Clean Up Toxic Metals
Tuesday July 30, 2013 @11:42AM What's Stopping Us From Eating Insects?
Sunday July 28, 2013 @09:07AM Same Programs + Different Computers = Different Weather Forecasts
Saturday July 27, 2013 @01:10PM Crowdfunded Effort Could Build World's 10th Deepest Diving Submersible
Tuesday July 23, 2013 @09:40AM Drilling Might Be Getting a Bad Rap For Indonesia's Ongoing "Mud Volcano"
Tuesday July 23, 2013 @09:18AM Ask Slashdot: Setting Up Non-Obnoxious Outdoor Lighting?
Tuesday July 16, 2013 @02:18PM Describe Any Location On Earth In 3 Words
Tuesday July 16, 2013 @02:17PM Hurricane Sandy a 1-in-700-Year Event Says NASA Study
Monday July 15, 2013 @06:58PM Researchers Discover First Use of Fertilizer
Sunday July 14, 2013 @09:09PM Global Anoxia Ruled Out As Main Culprit In the P-T Extinction
Saturday July 13, 2013 @12:02PM When Space Weather Attacks Earth
Wednesday July 10, 2013 @01:00PM City-Sized Ice Shelf Breaks Free From Antarctica
Wednesday July 10, 2013 @12:57PM City-Sized Ice Shelf Breaks Free Of Antarctica
Wednesday July 10, 2013 @12:53PM City-Sized Ice Shelf Breaks Free

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