AP Science Writer
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Industrial Media Unboxing Video
IEN Unboxed is a new show in which our editors unbox new tools on the market and discuss their features.
Jun 13th, 2022
Cement Carbon Dioxide Emissions Quietly Double in 20 years
Driven by China, global cement emissions globally have more than tripled since 1992.
Jun 22nd, 2022
Earth Given 50-50 Chance of Hitting Key Warming Mark by 2026
The odds are inching up along with the thermometer.
May 10th, 2022
Space Telescope's Image of Star Gets Photobombed by Galaxies
The James Webb Space Telescope's 18 hexagonal mirrors worked better than expected.
Mar 17th, 2022
Lab Hits Milestone on Long Road to Fusion Power
Scientists sparked a brief fusion reaction with nearly 200 lasers at temperatures three times hotter than the sun.
Jan 27th, 2022
Tinkering with Oceans Could Suck Up More Carbon
The most promising possibilities include making the seas less acidic with minerals or jolts of electricity.
Dec 9th, 2021
Report: U.S. Should Make Less Plastic to Save Oceans
The group says recycling and proper disposal aren't enough.
Dec 3rd, 2021
Billionaires in Space Draw UN Chief's Ire
He lamented “billionaires joyriding to space while millions go hungry on Earth.”
Sep 22nd, 2021
Want to Pretend to Live on Mars?
NASA has a job for you.
Aug 9th, 2021
Cosmic Gulp: Astronomers Watch Black Hole Swallow Neutron Star
The most dense object in the universe vanished in a split-second.
Jun 29th, 2021
Can ET See Us? Study Finds Many Stars with Prime Earth View
Feeling like you are being watched?
Jun 24th, 2021
Carbon Dioxide Levels Hit 50% Higher than Preindustrial Time
And the average rate of increase is faster than ever.
Jun 8th, 2021