New scientific analysis strengthens the view that record-breaking summer heat, crop-withering drought and other extreme weather events in recent years do, indeed, result from human activity and global warming, Nobel Laureate Mario J. Molina, Ph.D., said here today.
A 3-minute journey through the last 250 years of our history, from the start of the Industrial Revolution to the Rio+20 Summit. The film charts the growth of humanity into a global force on an equivalent scale to major geological processes.
We share our world with many other species and live in an ever-changing environment. Fortunately, photographers around the world have captured the moments and beauty that allow us to see amazing views of this awe-inspiring planet.
In 2010, scientists succeeded in recreating a miniature version of the Big Bang. Within a few years, some of the universe's deepest secrets may be unlocked. What would mankind do if they possessed the power of creating new worlds? Probably use it for creating some kind of decorative snow globe...
Yesterday, the news wires were alive with excitement. Astronomers had a confirmed discovery of a planet made out of diamond! The likely real story is, in my opinion, even more exotic than a planet-sized diamond.