Decades of spy satellite images help track melting Himalayan glaciers
They can cover terrain and time ranges ordinary methods can't.
Google puts earthquake data directly in search results
"OK Google, did you feel that?"
Drilling makes Oklahoma as earthquake-prone as California
The USGS' new model factors in man-made risks.
Stanford turns to Twitter to track earthquakes
It's easy to tell when an earthquake hits an area full of Twitter users -- there's frequently a ru...
Up, up and down: The ephemerality and reality of the jetpack
This particular future is taking a long time to manifest.
NASA launches Landsat 8 satellite to better study the skies above, water below
NASA's Landsat program recently turned the big four-oh, and what better way to deal with the mid-l...
US mineral companies to tech industry: drill, baby, drill
Even if your favorite gadget isn't flaunting them, rare earth metals are vital to all sorts of high-...