Director Stanley Kubrick’s landmark space saga, “2001: A Space Odyssey,” turns 50 this year, remaining remarkably relevant and influential even 17 years after surpassing its titular year. Here are six movies Kubrick helped influence.
Scientists worry that the extreme weather events seen in 2017 will only get worse as the planet heats up.
By Lorna Baldwin
To find a sea turtle as she lay her nest, we had a few rules to follow.
One of the world’s most endangered species, the sea turtle, is under threat from human encroachment and poaching. But a conservation biologist has developed a strategy that could help save them. By placing 3D-printed eggs with GPS trackers in nesting…
In our NewsHour Shares moment of the day, a group of citizen scientists use a dolphin graveyard to uncover how the majestic mammals live. The NewsHour's Teresa Carey reports.
By Jennifer Hijazi
Three massive hurricanes, severe storms and wildfires across the U.S. caused more than $306 billion in damage last year, making 2017 the most expensive year for climate disasters on record.
Smartphones have changed the way kids live and interact, prompting growing concerns about the consequences. In January, two of Apple's big shareholders called on the maker of the iPhone to come up with ways for parents to restrict their kids'…
The employees under investigation are accused of requesting money in exchange for restoring energy to houses or businesses, as Puerto Rico continues to recover from Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Maria.
A new study by Ruhr University aquatic biologists shows that freshwater acidification may be catching up -- and even surpassing -- ocean acidification in a race that may harm essential parts of the food chain -- like water fleas --…
By PBS NewsHour
In our NewsHour Shares moment of the day, cold weather created a rare phenomenon on the beach in Nantucket, Massachusetts, when last week's bomb cyclone pummeled the East Coast. The NewsHour's Nsikan Akpan explains why some brave souls got a…
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