The tornado that hit Moore, Oklahoma may have caused more than $2 billion in damages. But that could pale in comparison to the destruction coming our way this hurricane season.
It’s not all bad news. An annual list of the top 10 new species shows a glow-in-the-dark cockroach, a butterfly discovered by social media and the world’s smallest vertebrate.
One of our nervous system’s most annoying sensations may have been explained at last
May 23 is World Turtle Day, but turtles and tortoises are struggling, threatened by trade, habitat loss and hunting. Take a look at some of the most endangered turtles and tortoises in the world.
Bad as Oklahoma was, the next time could be worse if we don’t invest in better forecasting systems — and fast
Tornadoes will happen—and some towns, like Moore, may even be hit multiple times. But there are steps we can take to make homes and schools more resistant to tornadoes—and ensure that people survive the next twister, even if …
The meteorologists monitoring the storm system knew they had a monster on their hands
The unusually powerful tornado that killed more than 30 people in Oklahoma naturally raises worries that climate change could be bringing stronger storms. But the science doesn’t yet support that.
The remnants of planets around the remnants of a star suggest the surprising possibility of biology
As the climate warms, heat-related deaths are almost certain to increase in cities like New York—unless we take steps to adapt to global warming
A viral video shows the bureaucrats how to sell an idea