Scientists Say Bay Area Birds Piped Down During Coronavirus-Induced 'Silent Spring'San Francisco birds started singing much less loudly during the coronavirus lockdown, according to a new study published in Science.
UC Climate Experts Warn California Wildfires, Extreme Weather Events Will Get WorseIf it seems like California's wildfires and weather are becoming more extreme, climate experts say they are, and, in fact, it's going to get worse. The orange and dark skies over the Bay Area may be a ominous sign of what will be in our future.
CDC: Hispanic, Black Children More Likely To Be Hospitalized For COVID-19, Suffer Rare SyndromeRacial disparities in the U.S. coronavirus epidemic extend to children, according to two sobering government reports released Friday.
How To Catch Comet NEOWISE In The Twilight SkyA lot of people will be going outside to see Comet NEOWISE this weekend, as the rare spectacle makes its first appearance in nearly 7000 years in the twilight sky. Anybody with a camera or a scope can try to snap a photo, but it won’t be easy to find.
Newly Found Comet NEOWISE Over Bay Area Skies Won't Return For 7,000 YearsThere's a rare sight in the skies for the next few weeks. A newly-discovered comet will be visible over the Bay Area, just after sunset, and it won't be back for thousands of years.
Fireworks Canceled? Fourth Of July Lunar Eclipse Is Still HappeningAs cities and counties across the Bay Area are canceling their Fourth of July fireworks displays, the Lunar eclipse scheduled for tonight is still on!
Look Up! The Super Pink Moon Is Playing TonightThere is a celestial double-feature playing in the night sky: a Supermoon and a Pink Moon.
NASA's New Supersonic Wind Tunnels Could Make Moon Landing By 2024 A RealityNASA Ames scientists showed off advancements on the Space Launch System (SLS) made using the supersonic wind tunnel, one of several wind tunnels at the Unitary Plan Wind Tunnel complex.
Stanford Research Project Turns Common Jellyfish Into Bionic Sea CreaturesResearchers at Stanford University have found new ways to explore the world's oceans with a cyborg creation that seems straight out of science fiction.
Thousands Of Slimy Sea Pickles Invade Monterey BeachesA bizarre invasion is happening along the California coast as thousands of so-called ‘sea pickles’ are washing up on beaches in Monterey this week.
Look Up! Venus Joins The Moon For A Celestial PairingFor about two hours Saturday evening, the crescent moon and Venus will pair up for a celestial treat.
New Tech Extracts Stem Cells From Wisdom TeethNo one enjoys a trip to the dentist, but for some, it just might be a key to unlocking the healing power of the human body.
Apple CEO Tim Cook Donates $5 Million To Fight Amazon Wildfires
Series Of Small Earthquakes Could Mean Big One Is About To Strike, Research SuggestsScientist may finally know how large earthquakes get started: with many smaller ones.
Stanford Physicist Among Scientists Awarded Prestigious Prize For Invention of 'Supergravity'The Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics ceremony in Mountain View will award 3 physicists a multi-million dollar prize for their 1976 theory of "supergravity.”