Lapis lazuli was hard to get your hands—or mouth—on.
Including an elusive fox that hasn't been seen in nearly 100 years
Plus a drone's-eye-view of Greenland
Firefighters work to bring a dozen blazes under control.
An invisible world of microbes
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Twenty-five curious, mysterious, or otherwise beguiling destinations to satisfy your inner science-history geek
Plus: a chandelier made from thousands of acrylic gummy bears, a homemade "wormhole," and more
3:18 p.m.: 8.5 million homes are without power. That represents 7 percent of the U.S. population.
Stories of reindeer, walruses, and Mars simulations
Conceptual shelters that will protect us all from the perils of our rapidly changing environment: rising waters, extreme heat, rampant pollution and overpopulation
Bogus canals on Mars, alien germs from Venus and the "truth" behind UFOs
Last October, Iceland's economy tanked. Its bailout? A two-mile geothermal well drilled into a volcano that could generate an endless supply of clean energy. Or, as Icelanders will calmly explain, it could all blow up in their faces
A skeptical look at the physics of projectiles from space
As energy prices spike, even smelly fuel sources look attractive
To rescue the Earth, we need bold engineering ideas that go beyond simple recycling
The free software from Google gives scientists a new world view
An interactive feature shows exactly what role the space agency plays in your daily life
U.S. forces in Iraq are waging a pivotal campaign in modern warfare-combat on the first "networked" battlefield. One problem: the enemy has a few networks of its own
Sometimes our biggest fear is not knowing what to fear most. Fortunately, the weird science of risk analysis can teach us to judge better and fear smarter
We go remote-control deep-sea fishing with the Monterey Bay Aquarium.