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This week in science

NASA's X-59 QueSST and more: Understand the world in 7 images

Whale Watch

Look: Why scientists are tracking whales from space

The latest advancements in satellite technology are being used to observe wildlife.

Busy Bees

Hidden in the infrastructure bill is a $2 million fight to save a vital creature

Why is Congress trying to save the bees? It's complicated.

Hot spot

NASA satellite images reveal how the frontlines of fires change

Planet in Peril

Satellite images reveal a climate crisis nightmare in Siberia

Understanding this study’s findings “may make the difference between catastrophe and apocalypse.”

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The very title of this movie heeds a warning that feels all too real.

Lunar Panels

These Moon-bound boxes turn sand into solar energy

A startup wants to send solar panel factories to Earth’s deserts. Then, the Moon.

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Ancient ice filled with viruses may reveal the future of Earth’s microbiome

“If you put them end to end, tiny as they are, they would stretch light-years away from Earth.”

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Why shark teeth are a time machine

The teeth have it.

Birds-eye view

Hot Earth Summer: 7 satellite images reveal a season of climate change

Wildfires, floods, drought: It's almost like the Earth is trying to tell us something.

Reel Science

Amazon’s best sci-fi action movie of 2021 reveals an urgent global crisis

“They thawed it out.”

Here Piggy Piggy

Feral hogs study reveals an unexpected consequence of invasive species

We've got way more than 30-50 feral hogs here.

This week in science

NASA's X-59 QueSST and more: Understand the world in 7 images

Whale Watch

Look: Why scientists are tracking whales from space

The latest advancements in satellite technology are being used to observe wildlife.

Inverse Daily

Ancient humans: Neanderthal cave discovery reveals a surprisingly modern connection

Plus: Pollinator politics take center stage.

Busy Bees

Hidden in the infrastructure bill is a $2 million fight to save a vital creature

Why is Congress trying to save the bees? It's complicated.

Hot spot

NASA satellite images reveal how the frontlines of fires change

Musk Watch

Sorry, Elon Musk, EVs aren’t the “only way forward”

Musk's EV love might be misguided.

Planet in Peril

Satellite images reveal a climate crisis nightmare in Siberia

Understanding this study’s findings “may make the difference between catastrophe and apocalypse.”

Science

How "cyborg soil" uncovered a hidden world of microbes beneath our feet

Culture

3 bizarre vacation ideas to save your summer

Vacation 2.0.

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This simple device could be the key to saving multiple endangered species

Support local roosts.

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This tree could be key to saving the Earth — if we can regrow it right

They’re sponges for greenhouse gases — but replanting after disaster has been difficult.