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Climate Crisis
This week in science

NASA's X-57 and beyond: Understand the world in 9 images

to boldy go

Watch how a robot snailfish is exploring Earth's final frontier

Dream Teams

The team behind your favorite nature documentaries risked it all for flamingos

“It was like buying a ticket to the lottery.”

steak frites

This futuristic lab-grown steak may solve 1 major problem with meat

"Looks like meats back on the menu, boys!"

Intelligent Life

This surprising cephalopod challenges our understanding of human evolution

New research shines a light on the origins of intelligence.

Electrifying

NASA electric jet tests could finally bring the EV concept to life

NASA has big plans to electrify the skies, with an X-57 Maxwell experimental plane and calls for idea submissions.

Green Eats

Carbon footprint study reveals 1 'recommended' diet is bad for Earth

"Human food systems are a key contributor to climate change."

Earth 2.0

3 transformative technologies that will revolutionize the planet

The next agricultural revolution is coming.

Inverse Daily

The 1 kind of plastic bottle you need to avoid — study

The size of soda bottle you choose affects more than your drinking habits — it makes a crucial difference to the environment, too.

Light waves

Your Google search history could help prevent natural disasters

rotten

Which plastic bottle size is worst for the environment? Study reveals a surprising answer

This should change how you shop for soda forever.

This Week in Science

Mars and beyond: Understand the world through 8 science images

Nature walk
Dream Teams

The team behind your favorite nature documentaries risked it all for flamingos

“It was like buying a ticket to the lottery.”

nature walk

The best adventure game on Apple Arcade will change the way you think about nature

Reconnect with Mother Nature through a simple swipe of your phone.

Slime Time

Single-cell organism's memories twists our understanding of intelligent life

Even the simplest of creatures may be able to make memories.

paw patrol

Why do cats hunt? New study reveals 2 ways to stop them

If your feline friend brings you too many "presents," this is for you.

Hit the trail

Winter hikers explain how to use nature for a meditative escape

“Winter hiking can actually transport you to an entirely new realm.”

Nature Watch

Scientists debunk long-held theory about loving nature

A new study of the Amazon explores what it means to appreciate the outdoors.

The Inverse Review

In The Earth is the best pandemic sci-fi thriller since 28 Days Later

Believe it or not, this movie will make you afraid to go outside.

Monkeying Around

Primate study finds a scandalous similarity to humans

Do you judge strangers? This animal does, too.

Innovation

8 ways robots may transform urban nature

paw patrol

Dogs need these 7 traits to survive the ultimate endurance sport

“Either they have it or they don’t.”

Social Theory

Study reveals a surprising similarity between bonobos and humans

Once again, animals show humans are not so unique.

jingle jingle

Which Christmas tree is best for the environment? Real, fake, or 'used' fake?

Here's your guide to making the best decision this year

LIFE IN SPACE
off-roading

NASA’s Mars 2020 rover takes its first test drive

"We can do so much more."

kaboom

SpaceX Starship SN10: 5 images reveal pure destruction

This week in science

NASA's X-57 and beyond: Understand the world in 9 images

Other Worlds

Scientists discover a 'Rosetta Stone' planet in the hunt for life in the universe

This hellish world could be the key.

Space City

SpaceX Mars city: What Musk's ‘free planet’ declaration really means

Eric Berger's book, Liftoff, chronicles the rise of SpaceX. It could also give hints about the future.

Fire in the Sky

SpaceX Starship: SN10 belly flops, lands, and explodes in jaw-dropping video

SpaceX's Starship SN10 event was more successful than previous attempts, but still went up in flames.

Science

SpaceX Moonshot: How to win a seat on Yusaku Maezawa's trip to the Moon

This Japanese billionaire is ready to be the Willy Wonka of the Moon.

on the ground

2 incredible images of Mars show the aftermath of a terrifying landing

After its tense descent, HiRISE shows Perseverance just chilling on the surface of Mars.

Electrifying

NASA electric jet tests could finally bring the EV concept to life

NASA has big plans to electrify the skies, with an X-57 Maxwell experimental plane and calls for idea submissions.

solar energy

A fiery ripple across the surface of the sun

Out of this world

NASA's future tech: 9 out-of-this-world concepts

the unseen

You need to watch this space-time bending doc on Apple TV ASAP

all science stories
off-roading

NASA’s Mars 2020 rover takes its first test drive

"We can do so much more."

Son of man

A strange, essential way humans are unlike other apes

"Water conservation" has taken on a new meaning.

This week in science

NASA's X-57 and beyond: Understand the world in 9 images

look up!

Mercury is at a unique point in its orbit — here's how to see it

This is a special chance to see the solar system's most-inner planet.

Worm Wonders

An eyeless worm has upended scientific understanding of color

When a worm avoids blue — it's a breakthrough.

Look up

6 stunning meteors caught on camera

Science

SpaceX Moonshot: How to win a seat on Yusaku Maezawa's trip to the Moon

This Japanese billionaire is ready to be the Willy Wonka of the Moon.

Intelligent Life

This surprising cephalopod challenges our understanding of human evolution

New research shines a light on the origins of intelligence.

solar energy

A fiery ripple across the surface of the sun

HBD James Bond

Inverse Daily: Neanderthals didn't leave big carbon footprints

Plus: The Hyperloop is destined for a place in American cultural history.

Out of this world

NASA's future tech: 9 out-of-this-world concepts

the unseen

You need to watch this space-time bending doc on Apple TV ASAP