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Not convinced that humans are causing climate change? Here are the facts.
Let's dive into decades of data.
2020 is on track to be the hottest year in history
Yet another superlative to add to the list.
The current state of the pandemic in five graphs
Some eight months into the pandemic, we rounded up some key takeaways in graphical form.
Meet the hard-working microbes that make your favorite cheeses
We have tiny living things to thank for all that flavor.
Why so many of the COVID-19 graphs you see are misleading
It’s difficult to grapple with the scale and complexities of this pandemic.
Ranked: the loudest sounds ever measured
These graphs show just how bombastic volcanoes and meteorites can be.
We built a better house for the 48 million Americans with hearing loss
Simple design tweaks can make a soundless life easier.
See how birds change their tunes to fit their surroundings
Tiny tweaks in a song can prove crucial for dating and mating rituals.
Humans have been recording sound since before they could play it back
It’s taken us quite a few years to learn how to capture audio accurately.
UFO sightings say more about us than about aliens
A handful of researchers have spent years gathering data on UFOs, and their findings tell us a lot about human habits.