Just how much of the world's cropland can we really call urban? That's been a big mystery until now.
The northern U.S. is getting a blast of unseasonably cold weather, thanks to what has been dubbed a "bomb cyclone." The Washington Post's Jason Samenow explains that and other odd weather terms.
The European Space Agency on Wednesday successfully landed a probe on the surface of a comet — something that has never been done before. But scientists say the lander may not be fully secure.
Scientists say a new deal between the U.S. and China on greenhouse gases is a positive move toward new models for controlling emissions, but that it won't keep the Earth from dangerous levels of warming.
As it hopes to learn the Philae robotic lander successfully settled onto the comet's surface, the European Space Agency says it is in contact with the spacecraft.
China and the U.S. account for more than a third of greenhouse gases — making it vital that any broad climate plans include the pair.
There's more than one way to make color, nature tells us. And more than one way to use it to your own advantage.
Players and managers in major team sports have leveraged sophisticated data analyses for years to improve game-time performance. Now one-on-one athletes are picking up Moneyball tactics, too.