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These astronauts are preparing for life on Mars by living in Hawaiian lava tubes
The caves are an excellent facsimile of lava tubes on other planets.
In Hawaii, an ancient observatory offers lessons for modern stargazers
Physicist Chanda Prescod-Weinstein spans the whitewashed history of astronomy in her new book, ‘The Disordered Cosmos.’
Local languages are dying out and taking invaluable knowledge with them
Rare, rural vocabularies hold the keys to centuries-old questions about nature, human migration, and more.
Hawaii managed COVID-19 better than any other state, but its residents are still at risk
If cases get worse, the state’s shortage of doctors could become a real problem.
Pro surfers hit artificial waves in the heat of the climate crisis
As the patterns in the Pacific Ocean begin to change, athletes are turning to surf parks to catch their big breaks.
Jupiter has a spooky new look in this sharp infrared photo
The image allows researchers to look deep into the gaseous planet’s raging storms.
An army of hungry little sea urchins could save Hawaiian reefs
A surprising example of a species introduction going well.
Fishing nets leave precious marine habitats broken and scarred—but some are coming back to life
Some rare good news for coral reefs.
What one ecologist’s high-flying studies reveal about our forests
With powerful lasers, scientists can check forest health from 7,000 feet above the ground.
Scientists are speaking out against the ‘violence’ required to build this new telescope
Mauna Kea's newest observatory continues to fuel protests.