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.
The 2010 Chilean mine collapse attracted attention far beyond South America, but only one journalist was given exclusive rights to their story. Jeffrey Brown speaks with Hector Tobar, author of “Deep Down Dark: The Untold Stories of 33 Men Buried…
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.
By Joshua Barajas and Rebecca Jacobson, Inside Energy
Deadly altitudes, breathtaking skies, treacherous roads, wild donkeys -- it's all part of working on the most sophisticated telescope in the world.
By Joshua Barajas
By Joshua Barajas
By William Gansa
The European Extremely Large Telescope will produce images 15 times sharper than those of the Hubble Telescope, and collect light faster than any other optical or infrared telescope.
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