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Science Oct 03LIGO gravitational wave discoverers win 2017 Nobel Prize in physics
Rainer Weiss, Barry C. Barish and Kip S. Thorne have won the 2017 Nobel Prize for physics for leading the projects that discovered gravitational waves and proved an century-old Einstein theory.
Science Oct 02Three Americans win 2017 Nobel Prize in medicine for research on circadian clocks
Jeffrey C. Hall, Michael Rosbash and Michael W. Young won the 2017 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine on Monday for their research into what controls circadian rhythms.
Science Sep 30What a North Korea hydrogen bomb would do to the Pacific Ocean and space stations
Here’s a closer look at what a hydrogen bomb could mean for sea creatures, fisheries, astronauts and even Google Earth.
Science Sep 26OSIRIS-REx probe snaps Earth photo on way to space mining adventure
NASA’s OSIRIS-REx probe offers a new vantage of Earth on its way to the asteroid Bennu.
World Sep 20Dos terremotos poderosos han golpeado a Mexico en dos semanas
Usted puede encontrar la versión en inglés aquí. Un terremoto poderoso agitó la Ciudad de México el martes por la tarde, colapsando edificios en la capital del país. El evento ocurrió 11 días después de que otro terremoto…
Science Sep 20Here’s how Republicans and Democrats feel about science news
Republicans, Democrats are equally engaged with science news, but one group is less pleased with what they read, see or hear.
Science Sep 192 devastating earthquakes have hit Mexico in as many weeks. Here’s why
By Tuesday evening, 149 people had died from the earthquake, which came 11 days after another major earthquake.
World Sep 08Southern Mexico shaken by deadly 8.1 earthquake, its strongest in a century
The earthquake also sparked a series of relatively small tsunamis that hit the Chiapas coastline.
Science Sep 07Hurricane Irma’s staggering power in numbers
As Hurricane Irma churns north of the Dominican Republic, Haiti and Cuba, before setting its course toward the U.S., here are some numbers you should keep in mind.
Science Sep 05First Harvey, now Irma. Why are so many hurricanes hitting the U.S.?
Some uncertainty still surrounds Hurricane Irma’s fate, but here’s what to expect -- plus an explainer on why this hurricane season is churning out so many extreme storms in the Atlantic Ocean.