For most people, individual plants or animals can be very beautiful, but for scientists, the real wonder lies in understanding the interrelationships between species and how they fit into the tapestry of life.Continue reading...
NPR's Rachel Martin takes a moment to talk about a new fish discovered in one of the deepest places on Earth.
Weekend Edition staff have been picking their favorite interviews from 2014. Editor Natalie Winston talks with NPR's Rachel Martin about an interview with an evangelical Christian climate scientist.
The United States is reviewing whether to put North Korea back onto its list of state sponsors of terrorism, President Barack Obama said as the U.S. decides how to respond to the cyberattack on Sony Pictures Entertainment that law enforcement has blamed on the communist nation.
A strong earthquake has struck off the coast of eastern Indonesia , but there are no reports of injuries or damage, and authorities say a tsunami is not likely. The U.S. Geological Survey says the magnitude-6.6 quake struck Sunday evening 141 kilometers west of the town of Tobelo, which is on the island of Halmahera.
Theresa May’s proposal to expel overseas students on graduation disastrously undermines the government’s new science and innovation policyContinue reading...
9 May 1943–7 May 2014
An Open University colleague of the space scientist pays tribute to his inspirational work and offbeat style