Talking About Black Holes And CRISPR With 2020 Nobel Prize Winners
Scientists awarded for discovering the Hepatitis C virus, the technique known as CRISPR, and black hole formation.
A Mile In The Shoes Of A Volcanologist
Meet Kayla Iacovino, a NASA petrologist (and Star Trek superfan) who looks for tiny clues atop volcanoes to understand eruptions on Earth and beyond.
Breakthrough: The Volcano Trekker
Follow Kayla Iacovino as she collects volcanic rock samples from across the world in order to better understand the powerful forces that created them.
Why A Medium-Sized Black Hole Is Surprising Physicists
The discovery of a medium-sized black hole offers new insights into how black holes form and grow.
A Mysterious Gas Is Discovered In The Milky Way
The discovery of a strange gas raises questions about the activity in the center of the Milky Way Galaxy.
Dealing With The Aftermath Of Iowa’s Devastating Derecho
Last week, a severe inland storm hit the Midwest like a hurricane. Scientists and experts explain why they can be hard to predict.
Refugee Families Find Shelter After Iowa’s Derecho
After days of sleeping in tents, cars, and on the ground, refugee families in Cedar Rapids have moved to temporary housing and received much needed aid.
Buscando microbios en el río Hirviente de Perú
En la Amazonía peruana, la bioquímica Rosa Vásquez Espinoza investiga las propiedades medicinales de los microbios que fluyen en el río sagrado.
Making Day-Glo Glow More Brightly
Chemists find a way to make some of the brightest fluorescent objects yet.
Mapping Extreme Microbes In The Amazon’s Boiling River
Deep in the Peruvian Amazon, biochemist Rosa Vásquez Espinoza investigates the medicinal properties of microbes flowing in a sacred boiling river.