Slashdot Items Tagged "earth"

Date / Time Story
Monday March 28, 2016 @09:13AM Volcano Erupts In Southwest Alaska, Sending Ash 20,000 Feet
Sunday March 27, 2016 @10:33PM Slaughter At The Bridge: Uncovering A Colossal Bronze Age Battle
Saturday March 26, 2016 @10:28PM Yellowstone Supervolcano Eruptions Even Bigger Than Originally Thought
Wednesday March 16, 2016 @12:40AM Sea Rise Could Force Millions In Florida To Adapt Or Flee
Sunday March 13, 2016 @08:18PM Report: Science Can Now Link Climate Change To (Some) Extreme Weather
Friday March 11, 2016 @12:41PM Fukushima Cleanup, 5 Years On
Thursday March 10, 2016 @02:45PM Cautious Steps Toward Seabed Mining
Wednesday March 09, 2016 @10:49PM How Astronomers Used the First Concorde Prototype To Chase a Total Eclipse
Wednesday March 09, 2016 @03:54PM How Sliced Meat May Have Driven Human Evolution
Tuesday March 08, 2016 @04:18PM Reason Excoriates Paper On "Glaciers, Gender, and Science"
Monday March 07, 2016 @10:26PM Forget "Bottom-up" Reporting of Emissions; Try an Atmospheric Monitoring System
Saturday March 05, 2016 @05:55PM Scientists To Drill Into 'Ground Zero' of the Impact That Killed the Dinosaurs
Thursday March 03, 2016 @01:45AM Google Unveils Neural Network With Ability To Determine Location of Any Image
Monday February 29, 2016 @01:47PM Autonomous Cars Could Be Worse For Carbon Emissions
Thursday February 25, 2016 @09:19PM Damage Report: LA Methane Leak Is One of the Worst Disasters In US History
Thursday February 25, 2016 @08:39PM ISIS Makes Direct Threats Against Mark Zuckerberg and Jack Dorsey
Thursday February 25, 2016 @02:25PM Swedish Scientist Suggests That There Is Only One Earth
Tuesday February 23, 2016 @01:40PM In Progress: Fastest Sea Rise In At Least 2800 Years
Wednesday February 17, 2016 @07:43PM UK Company Riversimple Plans a Fuel-Sipping Hydrogen Car
Monday February 15, 2016 @07:38PM Last January Was the Hottest Global Temperature Anomaly In Recorded History
Friday February 12, 2016 @07:06PM New Metallic Glass Creates Potential For Smart Windows
Wednesday February 10, 2016 @07:50PM Engineers Devise a Way To Harvest Wind Energy From Trees
Tuesday February 09, 2016 @11:28PM Study Finds You Can Grow Brain Cells Through Exercise
Tuesday February 09, 2016 @11:57AM Australia Cuts 110 Climate Scientist Jobs: "The Science is Settled."
Monday February 08, 2016 @08:18PM Wolves Howl In Different 'Dialects,' Machine Learning Finds
Monday February 08, 2016 @07:51PM Carbon Dioxide From the Air Converted Into Methanol
Monday February 08, 2016 @11:47AM Meteorite Strike Kills Man In India
Saturday January 23, 2016 @07:52PM China Likely Cut GHG Emissions In 2015
Thursday January 21, 2016 @04:46PM An Ancient, Brutal Massacre May Be the Earliest Evidence of War
Tuesday January 19, 2016 @01:45PM Hawking Says Scientific Progress Is Major Source of New Threats To Humanity
Thursday January 14, 2016 @04:32PM More People In Europe Are Dying Than Are Being Born
Sunday January 10, 2016 @02:04PM Why James Hansen Is Wrong About Nuclear Power
Thursday January 07, 2016 @09:54AM Physicists Figure Out How To Make Cleaner Fuel Cells
Monday December 28, 2015 @08:52AM Giant Squid Filmed At Japanese Marina
Sunday December 27, 2015 @09:25PM Giant Methane Leak in California Won't Be Capped For Months
Thursday December 24, 2015 @01:03PM Apollo 17 Soil Matches Ancient Earth's Ocean Ridges In Water Content
Sunday December 13, 2015 @04:05PM Asteroid Impact Helped Create the Birds We Know Today
Saturday December 12, 2015 @03:31PM Paris Climate Deal Adopted
Thursday December 03, 2015 @04:10PM Scientists Begin Another Attempt To Drill Through the Earth's Crust
Tuesday December 01, 2015 @04:38PM New Process Produces Hydrogen From Methane, Without Emitting CO2
Saturday November 28, 2015 @05:56PM Bill Gates To Headline Paris Climate Talks
Saturday November 28, 2015 @03:02PM How Bad of a World Are We Really Living In Right Now?
Thursday November 26, 2015 @11:54AM Tesla's NOx Problem: Model X Delay Explained?
Tuesday November 17, 2015 @09:12AM This October Was the Hottest Ever Measured
Sunday November 15, 2015 @11:47PM Louis Friedman Says Humans Will Never Venture Beyond Mars
Saturday November 14, 2015 @04:35AM Earth May Have Kept Its Own Water Rather Than Getting It From Asteroids
Friday November 06, 2015 @07:29PM 3D Printed Objects Found Toxic To Fish Embryos
Thursday November 05, 2015 @06:10PM Ocean-Mapping Robots Could Help Uncover Mysteries of the Deep Blue
Sunday November 01, 2015 @03:39PM Greenland Ice Sheet Not Covered In Soot
Sunday November 01, 2015 @04:03AM NASA Study Shows Net Gains For Antarctic Ice
Friday October 23, 2015 @08:33PM Patricia, Strongest Hurricane Ever Seen In Eastern Pacific, Strikes In Mexico
Tuesday October 20, 2015 @09:47AM Scientists May Have Found the Earliest Evidence of Life On Earth
Tuesday October 20, 2015 @09:42AM Wildflowers Give Bees a Dose of Pesticides
Friday October 16, 2015 @06:44PM How a Frozen Neutrino Observatory Grapples With Staggering Amounts of Data
Friday October 16, 2015 @07:43AM New Concerns Over Earthquakes In Oklahoma Near Vast Oil-Storage Facility
Thursday October 15, 2015 @10:18AM Volkswagen Seeks To Repair Its Image By Focusing On Electric
Tuesday October 13, 2015 @10:40AM How Analog Tide Predictors Changed Human History
Thursday October 08, 2015 @10:09AM What Happened To the Martian Ocean and Magnetic Field?
Tuesday October 06, 2015 @09:34AM B612 Foundation Loses Partnership With NASA; Asteroids Not a Significant Risk
Tuesday October 06, 2015 @08:59AM Study Finds Humans Are Worse Than Radiation For Chernobyl Animals
Saturday October 03, 2015 @08:01PM Michigan Mammoth May Have Been Butchered By Humans
Saturday October 03, 2015 @12:59PM Cape Verde Boulders Indicate Massive Tsunami 73,000 Years Ago
Thursday September 24, 2015 @12:53PM An AI Hunts the Wild Animals Carrying Ebola
Sunday September 20, 2015 @03:15PM A Wikipedia-Style Tree of Life Emerges
Saturday September 19, 2015 @02:36PM A Call To RICO Climate Change Science Deniers
Thursday September 10, 2015 @01:39PM Rupert Murdoch Buys National Geographic Magazine
Thursday September 10, 2015 @09:19AM Researchers Say S. African Bones Are From Previously Unknown Human Relative
Tuesday September 08, 2015 @08:32AM Ice-Age Fossils Unearthed At Construction Site In California
Tuesday September 01, 2015 @12:33PM Citi Report: Slowing Global Warming Could Save Tens of Trillions of Dollars
Monday August 31, 2015 @07:27PM 3 Category 4 Hurricanes Develop In the Pacific At Once For the First Time
Monday August 31, 2015 @01:11AM "McKinley" Since 1917, Alaska's Highest Peak Is Redesignated "Denali"
Thursday August 27, 2015 @05:04PM NASA Scientists Paint Stark Picture of Accelerating Sea Level Rise
Sunday August 23, 2015 @03:51PM In Germany, a Message-in-a-Bottle Found 108 Years After Its Release
Saturday August 22, 2015 @08:51AM NASA's Hurricane Model Resolution Increases Nearly 10-Fold Since Katrina
Tuesday August 11, 2015 @11:15AM Internet's Deep Infrastructure Could Double As a Sensor Network For Earthquakes and More
Sunday August 02, 2015 @11:14PM Researchers Find That Queen Bees Vaccinate Their Offspring
Saturday August 01, 2015 @07:44PM Want To Fight Climate Change? Stop Cows From Burping
Friday July 17, 2015 @06:32PM Most Comprehensive Study Yet On Environmental Impact of Electric Vehicles
Tuesday July 14, 2015 @08:47AM Google To Reopen Maps To User Edits, With an Anti-Abuse Plan
Saturday July 11, 2015 @05:37PM Double-Dynamo Model Predicts 60% Fall In Solar Output In The 2030s
Tuesday June 30, 2015 @12:31PM Ask Slashdot: What To Do With Empty Toner Cartridges?
Tuesday June 30, 2015 @12:23PM What If You Could See Asteroids In the Night Sky?
Monday June 29, 2015 @07:51AM Weather Promising for Sunday Morning SpaceX Launch
Sunday June 28, 2015 @01:29AM Genetic Rescue Efforts Could Help Coral Shrug Off Warmer Oceans
Sunday June 21, 2015 @10:08PM 3D Printing Might Save the Rhinoceros
Sunday June 21, 2015 @03:10PM Lawrence Krauss On the Pope's Encyclical: Not Even Close?
Thursday June 18, 2015 @05:05PM Big-Data Animal Tracking As an Eye On Life and Planet
Saturday June 13, 2015 @01:33PM As Drought Worsens, California Orders Record Water Cuts
Tuesday June 02, 2015 @11:59AM Scientists Discover Sawfish Escape Extinction Through "Virgin Births"
Wednesday May 27, 2015 @06:04PM Making the World's Largest Panoramic Photo
Tuesday May 26, 2015 @08:18AM Bats' White-Nose Syndrome May Be Cured
Friday May 22, 2015 @07:55PM California Votes To Ban Microbeads
Friday May 15, 2015 @07:25AM Greenland's Glaciers Develop Stretch Marks As They Accelerate
Monday May 11, 2015 @11:32PM California Gets Past the Yuck Factor With "Toilet To Tap" Water Recycling
Sunday May 10, 2015 @05:53PM Can Earthquakes Be Predicted Algorithmically?
Tuesday May 05, 2015 @09:18AM Recent Paper Shows Fracking Chemicals In Drinking Water, Industry Attacks It
Sunday May 03, 2015 @07:04PM 4.0 Earthquake Near Concord, California
Sunday May 03, 2015 @04:42PM Empty Landscape Looms, If Large Herbivores Continue to Die Out
Saturday May 02, 2015 @12:51AM The Pioneer Who Invented the Weather Forecast
Friday May 01, 2015 @11:30PM Seafloor Sensors Record Possible Eruption of Underwater Volcano
Thursday April 30, 2015 @11:27AM New Study Suggests Flying Is Greener Than Driving
Tuesday April 28, 2015 @12:45PM Signs of Subsurface 'Alien' Life Found In Antarctica
Tuesday April 28, 2015 @08:40AM A Cheap, Ubiquitous Earthquake Warning System
Monday April 27, 2015 @12:53PM Google Executive Dan Fredinburg Among Victims of Everest Avalanche
Friday April 24, 2015 @07:22AM Yellowstone Supervolcano Even Bigger Than We Realized
Thursday April 23, 2015 @12:58PM Africa E-Waste Dump Continues Hyperbole War
Thursday April 23, 2015 @10:52AM USGS: Oil and Gas Operations Could Trigger Large Earthquakes
Monday April 20, 2015 @01:28AM Pull-Top Can Tabs, At 50, Reach Historic Archaeological Status
Sunday April 19, 2015 @03:07PM If Earth Never Had Life, Continents Would Be Smaller
Saturday April 18, 2015 @01:30PM Resistance To Antibiotics Found In Isolated Amazonian Tribe
Friday April 17, 2015 @07:51PM Scientists Locate Sunken, Radioactive Aircraft Carrier Off California Coast
Friday April 17, 2015 @07:45PM Drought and Desertification: How Robots Might Help
Thursday April 16, 2015 @08:07AM California Looks To the Sea For a Drink of Water
Thursday April 09, 2015 @08:47AM Did Natural Selection Make the Dutch the Tallest People On the Planet?
Tuesday April 07, 2015 @10:24AM "Brontosaurus" Name Resurrected Thanks To New Dino Family Tree
Thursday April 02, 2015 @09:19AM NASA-ESA Project Will Shoot an Asteroid To See What Happens
Tuesday March 31, 2015 @11:00AM Cetaceans Able To Focus Sound For Echolocation
Sunday March 22, 2015 @11:14AM How 'Virtual Water' Can Help Ease California's Drought
Sunday March 22, 2015 @03:15AM In Response to Pollution Spike, Paris Temporarily Halves Traffic By Decree
Saturday March 21, 2015 @05:43PM Greenpeace Co-Founder Declares Himself a Climate Change Skeptic
Friday March 20, 2015 @10:44PM Meet the Carolina Butcher, a 9-Foot Crocodile That Walked On Two Legs
Thursday March 19, 2015 @01:29PM Some Biodegradable Plastics Don't Live Up To Their Claims
Sunday March 08, 2015 @11:10PM Chinese Government Takes Down Anti-Pollution Documentary "Under The Dome"
Sunday March 08, 2015 @08:21PM State Employees Say Rules Prevent Open "Climate Change" Discussion In Florida
Saturday March 07, 2015 @12:16AM El Nino Has Finally Arrived, Far Weaker Than Predicted
Friday March 06, 2015 @11:17PM The Origin of Life and the Hidden Role of Quantum Criticality
Tuesday March 03, 2015 @10:56AM Methane-Based Life Possible On Titan
Friday February 27, 2015 @09:16PM We Stopped At Two Nuclear Bombs; We Can Stop At Two Degrees.
Monday February 23, 2015 @10:57AM What If We Lost the Sky?
Sunday February 22, 2015 @09:17PM Bill Nye Disses "Regular" Software Writers' Science Knowledge
Sunday February 22, 2015 @12:14AM Humans' Big Brains Linked To a Small Stretch of DNA
Thursday February 19, 2015 @09:01AM Could Fossils of Ancient Life From Earth Reside On the Moon?
Sunday February 08, 2015 @06:29PM Photosynthesizing Sea Slugs Steal Genes From Algae
Sunday February 08, 2015 @01:08PM Earth's Libration Visualized For the First Time Above the Moon's Far Side
Sunday February 08, 2015 @11:47AM SpaceX Launch of "GoreSat" Planned For Today, Along With Another Landing Attempt
Saturday February 07, 2015 @08:42PM Mystery Ash Clouds Rain In Parts of Washington, Oregon
Saturday February 07, 2015 @10:25AM Canadian Climate Scientist Wins Defamation Suit Against National Post
Tuesday January 27, 2015 @12:46PM "Mammoth Snow Storm" Underwhelms
Sunday January 25, 2015 @01:36PM Fish Found Living Half a Mile Under Antarctic Ice
Saturday January 24, 2015 @10:50PM Doomsday Clock Moved Two Minutes Forward, To 23:57
Thursday January 22, 2015 @09:41AM Science By Democracy Doesn't Work
Saturday January 17, 2015 @02:53PM Analysis Suggests Solar System Contains Massive Trans-Neptunian Objects
Monday December 29, 2014 @01:22AM Life In Space, In More Than 12,000 Photos
Sunday December 28, 2014 @10:37PM Trees vs. Atmospheric Carbon: A Fight That Makes Sense?
Sunday December 28, 2014 @08:19PM What Northern Hemisphere Astronomers Are Missing From the Southern Hemisphere
Tuesday December 16, 2014 @11:19AM Denmark Makes Claim To North Pole, Based On Undersea Geography
Sunday December 14, 2014 @12:39PM Last Three Years the Quietest For Tornadoes Ever
Saturday December 13, 2014 @08:54PM The Shale Boom Won't Stop Climate Change; It Could Make It Worse
Saturday December 13, 2014 @10:25AM Peru Indignant After Greenpeace Damages Ancient Nazca Site
Friday December 12, 2014 @10:54PM Google Earth API Will Be Retired On December 12, 2015
Thursday December 11, 2014 @04:33PM U.S. Passenger Vehicle Fleet Dirtier After 2008 Recession
Monday December 08, 2014 @11:15AM The Ancestor of Humans Was an "Artist" 500,000 Years Ago
Sunday November 16, 2014 @02:11PM MARS, Inc: We Are Running Out of Chocolate
Friday November 14, 2014 @05:24PM How To Mathematically Predict Lightning Strikes
Tuesday November 11, 2014 @01:44PM Fukushima Radiation Nears California Coast, Judged Harmless
Tuesday November 11, 2014 @10:22AM Earth's Oxygen History Could Explain "Darwin's Dilemma" In Evolution
Saturday November 08, 2014 @08:36AM Americans Rejoice At Lower Gas Prices
Thursday November 06, 2014 @08:31PM We Are Running Out of Sand
Monday November 03, 2014 @03:30PM Interviews: Ask CMI Director Alex King About Rare Earth Mineral Supplies
Sunday November 02, 2014 @12:09PM UN Climate Change Panel: It's Happening, and It's Almost Entirely Man's Fault
Saturday November 01, 2014 @01:44PM Drones Over Greenland Give Insight To Pollution's Effects On Melting
Saturday October 04, 2014 @07:42AM Solar Could Lead In Power Production By 2050
Thursday October 02, 2014 @12:21AM 35,000 Walrus Come Ashore In Alaska
Thursday October 02, 2014 @12:20AM Bangladesh Considers Building World's 5th-largest Data Center In Earthquake Zone
Wednesday October 01, 2014 @02:25PM Earth Gets Another Quasi-Moon
Friday September 26, 2014 @11:39PM Utilities Should Worry; Rooftop Solar Could Soon Cut Their Profit
Friday September 26, 2014 @10:25PM Underwater Landslide May Have Doubled 2011 Japanese Tsunami
Thursday September 25, 2014 @03:39PM Catch Oil Polluters With Open Source Tools Using the Homebrew Oil Testing Kit
Thursday September 25, 2014 @02:08PM Solar System's Water Is Older Than the Sun
Tuesday September 09, 2014 @09:11AM UN Study Shows Record-High Increases For Atmospheric CO2 In 2013
Monday September 08, 2014 @10:03AM Two Explorers Descend Into An Active Volcano, and Live to Tell About It
Sunday September 07, 2014 @08:58PM Restoring Salmon To Their Original Habitat -- With a Cannon
Sunday September 07, 2014 @07:56PM Apparent Meteorite Hits Managua, Nicaragua, Leaving Crater But No Injuries
Sunday September 07, 2014 @12:13PM Surprise! More Than Twice As Much Mercury In Environment As Thought
Sunday September 07, 2014 @02:25AM Newly Discovered 60-foot Asteroid About To Buzz By Earth
Thursday September 04, 2014 @07:23AM Out of the Warehouse: Climate Researchers Rescue Long-Lost Satellite Images
Monday September 01, 2014 @08:43AM Feds Want Nuclear Waste Train, But Don't Know Where It Would Go
Sunday August 31, 2014 @06:15PM The Passenger Pigeon: A Century of Extinction
Thursday August 28, 2014 @08:33PM Drought Inspires a Boom In Pseudoscience, From Rain Machines To 'Water Witches'
Sunday August 24, 2014 @04:25PM Iceland Stands Down On Travel Alert: From Orange To Red and Back Again
Sunday August 24, 2014 @02:38PM Slashdot Asks: How Prepared Are You For an Earthquake?
Sunday August 24, 2014 @08:58AM Magnitude 6.0 Quake Hits Northern California, Causing Injuries and Outages
Sunday August 24, 2014 @02:04AM Western US Drought Has Made Earth's Crust Rise
Saturday August 23, 2014 @02:15PM Eruption Of Iceland's Bardarbunga Raises Travel Alert to Red
Friday August 22, 2014 @07:38PM New EU Rules Will Limit Vacuum Cleaners To 1600W
Tuesday August 19, 2014 @12:12PM Iceland's Seismic Activity: A Repeat Show for Atmospheric Ash?
Tuesday August 19, 2014 @09:06AM Fighting Invasive Fish With Forks and Knives
Monday August 11, 2014 @11:27AM Brookings Study Calls Solar, Wind Power the Most Expensive Fossil Alternatives
Sunday August 10, 2014 @08:03PM Toxic Algae Threatens Florida's Gulf Coast
Sunday August 10, 2014 @03:52PM Ask Slashdot: Can Tech Help Monitor or Mitigate a Mine-Flooded Ecosystem?
Saturday August 09, 2014 @10:33AM Wyoming's Natural Trap Cave Yields Huge Trove of Animal Remains
Thursday August 07, 2014 @08:21AM Man-Made "Dead Zone" In Gulf of Mexico the Size of Connecticut
Thursday August 07, 2014 @08:15AM Ancient Worms May Have Saved Life On Earth
Tuesday August 05, 2014 @12:20PM Ancient Skulls Show Civilization Rose As Testosterone Fell
Thursday July 31, 2014 @10:35PM Unesco Probing Star Wars Filming In Ireland
Saturday July 26, 2014 @10:00AM Greenpeace: Amazon Fire Burns More Coal and Gas Than It Should
Friday July 25, 2014 @07:11PM The Truth About Solar Storms
Tuesday July 22, 2014 @12:36PM Walter Munk's Astonishing Wave-Tracking Experiment
Tuesday July 08, 2014 @05:06PM Mapping a Monster Volcano
Tuesday July 08, 2014 @08:06AM IBM Tries To Forecast and Control Beijing's Air Pollution