Cool Roofs in the City

Painting roofs white significantly reduce urban temperatures, offering effective heat mitigation in large cities.

The Red Crater Clock

Seismic signals indicate that Mars is struck by approximately 300 basketball-sized meteorites each year, providing a novel method for dating planetary surfaces.

The Blackest Wind

Magnetic processes drive galactic winds, suggesting galaxies control their growth similarly to star formation, offering new insights into galaxy evolution.

Rats and Restoration

Restoring island habitats by eradicating invasive rats and reintroducing native plants can boost seabird populations, enhancing nutrient cycles and ecosystem health.

A Promise of Lavender

The LaMYC7 gene in lavender has been found to be crucial for producing the calming linalool and anti-inflammatory caryophyllene compounds in the plant.

Wasted Mussels

Radium from oil wastewater contaminates rivers and freshwater mussels, highlighting the need for stricter environmental controls.

Wobbling Stars and Super Earths

The TESS-Keck Survey has identified 15 new exoplanets and measured the masses of 126, providing crucial insights into their compositions and advancing our understanding of planetary systems

Shadows in the Sea

Marine heatwaves impact Arctic phytoplankton, crucial to ecosystems, with stable warming boosting productivity, but varied responses highlight the need to consider both warming and cooling phases for accurate predictions.

Seismic Snow

Environmental factors like heavy snowfalls may have an impact on earthquakes.

The Weakening Pulse of Life

Research reveals Earth’s magnetic field was 30 times weaker 600 million years ago, possibly influencing the rise of complex life by affecting atmospheric oxygen levels.