Topic: National Research Council
Astronomers have long warned of a nasty encounter with a large space rock, but don't worry: There's a proposal in Congress to establish a commission to look into it.
07/20/2010 02:47 pm
The BP oil spill is a unique event, so scientists are converging on the Gulf to try to understand how best to combat deep-sea oil spills and what effects they have on the environment.
05/27/2010 06:58 pm
The past two months were the warmest March and April on record globally. A new report suggests that communities will need to be adaptable to meet the challenges of global warming.
05/19/2010 07:41 pm
The Hubble Telescope was launched on April 24, 1990. NASA says the best is yet to come.
04/24/2010 12:55 pm
This year, more automakers will roll out electric cars to American roadways.
02/01/2010 09:52 am
Asteroid impacts with Earth are a near-certainty, scientists say. The question is: What, if anything, should we do to track asteroids and protect Earth from them?
01/25/2010 03:12 pm
The 'hidden' costs of burning fossil fuels and biofuels aren't factored into their market prices, but someone has to pay them.
11/20/2009 12:00 am
Melting ice caps are exposing more of the Arctic Ocean than ever before. The US moves to halt fishing in the newly ice-free zones even before a fishing industry blossoms there.
08/21/2009 01:00 am
08/07/2009 01:00 am
Column: Looking at hills and valleys on Earth, scientists spot clues on how life affects the land.
07/27/2009 01:00 am