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When 14 Billion Years Just Isn't Enough Time

Some say its glory days are long gone, but the universe has life in it yet. Brand-new types of celestial phenomena will unfold over the coming billions and trillions of years

February 20, 2012 — Donald Goldsmith

Why Did Europe's Danube River Freeze?

A "Russian winter" climate pattern is keeping Europe frozen, with a strong Siberian anticyclone hovering over northern Russia and triggering intense cold and snow, according to NASA

February 14, 2012 — Brett Israel and OurAmazingPlanet

The Future of Chocolate

Researchers are racing to fortify the embattled cacao tree and to meet increasing demand for cocoa made from its seeds

February 13, 2012 — Harold Schmitz and Howard-Yana Shapiro
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