The Mother of All Accidents
Earth Science:Odds are, if an asteroid hadn’t crashed into Earth, we wouldn’t be here.
Digging Deeper Into Holocaust History
Earth Science:What geoscientists are uncovering in Eastern Europe.
Dawn of the Heliocene
Earth Science:Why the next geological epoch should be named for when we tapped the sun’s energy.
Uncovering the Spark of Life
Earth Science:What finding life on Mars could tell us about our own origins.
These Maps Reveal Earth’s Unspoiled Places
Archaeology:A revolution in archaeology is happening just when we need it most.
What Happens to Google Maps When Tectonic Plates Move?
Earth Science:Earth’s tremors can tweak your GPS coordinates.
Why We’re Drawn Into Darkness
Earth Science:Author Robert MacFarlane on the awe and horror of subterranean places.
Why Most Planets Will Either Be Lush or Dead
Earth Science:The Gaia hypothesis implies that once alien life takes hold, it will flourish.
The Queer Ecology of the Colombian Civil War
Environment:Meet the transgendered ecologist helping her country move past years of conflict.