Scientists and politicians planned to meet at UC Berkeley next week for a summit on developing an early earthquake warning system.
Caught On Camera: Mystery Of Death Valley’s ‘Sailing Rocks’ Solved, Mother Nature Is A Fan Of Curling
Using GPS-fitted boulders in the flat, parched desert of Death Valley, and tying in the data to a weather station, researchers with the Scripps Institution of Oceanography in San Diego have confirmed that rocks weighing hundreds of pounds are pushed along on a thin sheet of ice by light winds, in a sort of natural display of truly Olympic “curling.”
Innovation drives the U.S. economy, and employees with science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills have become a hot commodity in post-recession America.
A tattoo developed by researchers at University of California, San Diego and presented this week at a major conference in San Francisco may just be the phone charger of the future.
Calif. Congresswoman Jackie Speier Blasts Science Magazine For ‘Lurid, Sexualized’ Cover Of Transgender Women
Science Magazine is at the helm of a social and political firestorm this month following a cover image used for the July 11 issue which depicts two transgender sex workers with their heads cropped out.
One of the first items on almost any amateur astronomer’s “to-do” list is completing the Messier marathon — looking at all 110 objects cataloged by Charles Messier. Messier himself began the first marathon 250 years ago.
Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Oakland, announced Thursday a federal grant of nearly $900,000 for an Alameda-based organization that helps to close the gender gap for women and girls in male-dominated careers.
Giant teeth from a 40-foot-long shark and portions of what could turn out to be an entire whale skeleton are among the hundreds of fossils being carefully unearthed at a dam construction site in Fremont.
Early risers are in for a skywatching treat at first light Tuesday morning — a close pairing of the crescent Moon and the planet Venus. Venus looks like a dazzling star just to the left or upper left of the Moon.
Summer arrives tomorrow in the northern hemisphere, as the Sun stands farthest north for the entire year. It’s also the longest day day of the year with 14 hours of daylight in the U.S.