Detailed satellite images reveal the web of connections that sustain life on Earth.
Thousands of years ago, bacteria were faced with a Donner-Party-esque dilemma: consume the dead, or join them.
A new computer algorithm adds over 1.5 million earthquakes to California’s seismic archives, giving a clear picture of past quakes.
Learn how scientists have definitively linked global warming to human activity in this video from NOVA Decoding the Weather Machine.
Learn how John Tyndall designed an experiment to reveal evidence that carbon dioxide traps heat in this video from NOVA Decoding the Weather Machine.
Geologist Andrea Dutton analyzes chemical information encoded in the shells of ancient ocean organisms to infer a record of ocean temperatures stretching back millions of years in this resource from NOVA Decoding the Weather Machine.
Geologist Ed Brook collects and analyzes samples of ancient air trapped in the Antarctic ice sheet to create a historical record of atmospheric CO2 concentration, in this resource from NOVA Decoding the Weather Machine.
After an eruption, DIY cushions of gas help searing torrents of gas, ash, and rock spread miles from their source within a matter of minutes.