Ramin Skibba is a San Diego-based astrophysicist turned science writer. (Photo courtesy of University of California Science Communication Program.)
Astronomers are trying to deflect a near-Earth asteroid for the first time, to prepare for a future object on a collision course with the planet.
Ramin Skibba, Contributor
Their observations confirm water lurks in the moon's subsoil, not just at the poles.
Evidence of dark matter particles may be easier to find in ancient minerals than in the newest detectors.
Planets closely orbiting red dwarf stars may have dynamic tectonic plates, making them more life-friendly than previously thought.
The probability of a snowy Christmas in any location depends on lots of factors -- including the effects of climate change.
It’s now more common to see multiple giant wildfires burning at once, straining firefighting resources, scientists say.
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