Faced with the difficult task of decarbonizing, some shipping companies are taking another look at a polarizing solution—nuclear fission.
The Kakhovka Dam Collapse Is an Ecological Disaster
Water surging from the broken Ukrainian dam is killing animals, destroying habitats, and unleashing pollution. The effects may be irreversible.
This Artificial Muscle Moves Stuff on Its Own
Actuators inspired by cucumber plants could make robots move more naturally in response to their environments, or be used for devices in inhospitable places.
Ocean Currents Are Slowing, With Potentially Devastating Effects
Melting Antarctic ice is disrupting the movement of deep seawater, which could further destabilize weather patterns around the world.
The Age of Flames Reaches the US East Coast
Canadian wildfires are spewing smoke into New York City and Washington, DC, threatening the health of millions. Welcome to the “Pyrocene.”