Watch SpaceX launch the GRACE-FO and Iridium NEXT satellites here

Update: First stage complete, main engine cutoff good, fairing separation good. Second engine ignition and cutoff successful, and GRACE-FO deployment complete (we won’t know if they’re in a good orbit...

Ingenious pipeline could be a much-needed lifeline for dying coral reefs

Coral reefs are highly susceptible to an array of environmental factors most notably being temperature fluctuations. This ingenious pump and pipeline could deliver cool water to colonies at risk due...

Seed-bombing drone startup aims to plant one billion trees per year

Deforestation creates more carbon dioxide every year than all of the automobiles on our roads combined. This company is looking to combat deforestation with a fleet of seed launching drones. The...

Tallest all-wood building in the U.S. approved for construction

Wood is becoming and increasingly economic and environmentally friendly construction material. In fact, a developer in Portland, Oregon is set to build the tallest wood skyscraper in the United States. The...

Why pulling out of Paris Accords damages America’s economic future

Hemant Taneja Contributor More posts by this contributor: Pulling out of the Paris agreement on climate change will become one of the greatest economic blunders by a U.S....

CityConnect shows you how climate change will impact your own home

We’ve all seen the maps that show Florida being consumed by rising sea levels. But many of us still underestimate the impact of climate change...

From sea creatures to scientists: ‘Tag’ turns whales into research colleagues

Dubbed the “advanced dive behavior” (ADB) tag, the device can record data by the second, offering researchers insight into the whale's behavior, biology, and transit through the ocean. The post From...

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Teenage bitcoin millionaire is back with a better Botangle

Erik Finman gained notoriety and a certain fame as a 14-year-old entrepreneur and bitcoin investor who’d managed to turn a...