Climate Science Has Huge Error Bars
March 29, 2018
If one of your major model inputs is off by up to 50%, what does that do to the precision of your predictions about degrees of temperature change a century from now?
Pluto Shock Rebounds
October 16, 2015
The first research paper from the New Horizons team focuses and amplifies the shock waves coming from the first images in July.
"Overdose of Awesomeness": New Pluto Images Show Unpredicted Activity
September 17, 2015
More images have been released from New Horizons' July 14 flyby of Pluto, showing youthful mountains, glaciers and an escaping atmosphere.
August 8, 2015
Cassini keeps revealing puzzling phenomena in the Saturn system that challenge traditional theories and date estimates.
Is Pluto Another Geyser World? "Shocking" Images Baffle Scientists
July 17, 2015
In addition to featureless plains, Pluto may even sport active geysers—with no recourse to tidal heating to power them.
Pluto Is Young
July 15, 2015
The New Horizons science team is stunned by surface features on Pluto and its large moon Charon that cannot be billions of years old.
Earth as a Habitable Planet
September 29, 2014
When viewed as a planet among planets, Earth is surprisingly surprising, considering how close it is to scientists' investigating eyes.