New research looks at how dust storms and a thin atmosphere may play into alternative energy sources on the Red Planet.
This month in pictures
An experiment off the coast of California may bolster efforts to make biocrude from "the Sequoia of the sea."
The global demand for seaweed has never been higher, and American farmers are taking notice.
Canadian company shows that hydrocarbon fuel made from captured CO2 could compete with fossil fuels.
Drilling directly into magma may help humanity harness a vast new source of clean energy.
The 5.4 magnitude earthquake suggests that even small volumes of water can trigger large events.
Scientists discussed the feasibility of battery-operated semi-trucks and airplanes at a meeting of physicists in Los Angeles.
Mass migration to Chinese cities has likely decreased the total number of premature deaths caused by air pollution.
Estimating a city's solar potential based on its road network is comparable to more complex computer simulations, researchers find.
Scientists are developing greener and cheaper ways to pave our way to a solar energy future.
Mathematical model suggests crops can have a noticeable effect on power generation.