Buzz Aldrin and Neil Armstrong understood that even as Americans raced the Soviets to the Moon, success would be shared by all.
By Howard Berry, The Conversation
Here are some of the most common myths about the Apollo landing footage – and why they don’t hold up.
By Stuart Thompson, The Conversation
Humans and other mammals and birds would have been killed many times over by Chernobyl's radiation that plants in the most contaminated areas received. So why is plant life so resilient to radiation and nuclear disaster?…
By Mike Tipton, The Conversation
Being immersed in cold water can cause a “gasp” response and uncontrollable hyperventilation. Fortunately, there are ways to lessen the risk of death from this "cold water shock."…
By Ana Baptista, The Conversation
Emissions from burning waste worsen environmental inequalities, create financial risks for host communities and reduce incentives to adopt more sustainable waste practices.
By Susanna Lee, The Conversation
The archetype can be traced back to 1920s detective fiction, when gruff, gun-toting, cigarette-smoking mavericks became heroic figures.
By William Herbst, James Greenwood, The Conversation
Despite decades of intense study, there is no general consensus on how most meteorites formed. An astronomer and a geologist offer a new theory of what happened during the solar system's birth to create these valuable relics of our past.
By Patricia L. Foster, The Conversation
The 2018-2019 flu season was relatively mild compared to last year's, but it was unusual in that it had two peaks, one in December and one in May.
By Tessa Plint, The Conversation
Scientists studied the fossilized bones of giant beavers to understand what they ate and whether the species could keep up with environmental change.
By Nathan Case, The Conversation
As the Earth's magnetic north pole heads towards Siberia, concerns have been raised that the northern lights could move with it.
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