In August 1991, Astronauts Shannon Lucid and James C. Adamson sent the first email from space from Shuttle Atlantis on…
A new study suggests that measuring an activity makes it less enjoyable.
The dislike button is finally here, but under a different name.
And they’re using a brand new A.I. technique and a whole lot of computing power to do it.
Umberto Eco, the Italian intellectual, died on Friday at the age of 84. He was a best-selling novelist, a medievalist…
And other news from the Earth system
Even without the Clean Power Plan, dozens of White House environmental regulations are still shifting energy use.
A sudden vacancy scrambles the prospects for the administration’s climate-change rules.
The Clean Power Plan is in bad shape, but the planet might not be.
And college graduates know a lot of people who use Tinder or OkCupid.
The move raises the stakes of the presidential election for those concerned about global warming.
The U.S. Supreme Court halts a major EPA regulation Tuesday as lower courts deliberate its future.
The satirist Karl Sharro has designed a building using only journalistic and political clichés. It’s a perfect storm and dizzying…
“Space travel is how a technical, globally organized civilization makes art together.”
For the past 18 months, Ta-Nehisi has made the case that the United States will never live up to its…
I coined the term—now I’ve come back to fix what I started.
They force countries to dis-invest from fossil fuels.
The U.S. government can predict food insecurity before it occurs. But the warnings aren’t always heeded.
Investigating the candidate’s wearable strategy.
Do celebrities in 2016 exist independent of their Facebook pages?