Scientists use a telescope in Chile to complete a survey of the coldest parts of the Milky Way's galactic plane.
By Nsikan Akpan
Alejandro Aravena, an architect known for his innovative approach to solving urban problems through social design, received the Pritzker Prize on Wednesday.
By Corinne Segal
It's a new Chilean national park with the best features of Yellowstone, Yosemite and Grand Teton, and without the traffic or wait lists. It's also the brainchild of outdoor gear and apparel mogul Doug Tompkins, who gave up business for…
By PBS NewsHour
American millionaire businessman and conservationist Douglas Tompkins died Tuesday from severe hypothermia after his kayak capsized in a lake in southern Chile.
By News Desk
By Bradley Klapper, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — The White House is announcing the designation of two new National Marine Sanctuaries — the first chosen in 15 years — as part of President Barack Obama’s efforts to protect the environment.
A powerful magnitude 8.3 earthquake struck central Chile, just north of the capital city of Santiago, Wednesday, prompting tsunami warnings for the entire country.
The Calbuco volcano in southern Chile erupted Wednesday, sending smoke and ash into the air, and forcing authorities to evacuate thousands of people from nearby towns.
Even though black holes are vital to our understanding of the universe, no one has ever seen one -- yet. To change this, a team of scientists in northern Chile, is using a network of telescopes around the globe to…
By Rebecca Jacobson, Inside Energy
Black holes are some of the most exotic objects in our universe. But how do you see something that, by definition, you can't see? The answer will take a telescope the size of the Earth.
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