Collapsing cliff reveals comet’s interior

Rosetta scientists have made the first compelling link between an outburst of dust and gas and the collapse of a prominent cliff, which also exposed the pristine, icy interior of the comet.

World’s most efficient, environment-friendly solar cells

In the future, solar cells can become twice as efficient by employing a few smart little nano-tricks, suggest investigators in a new report.

LANDFIRE 2015 Remap – Utilization of Remotely Sensed Data to Classify Existing Vegetation Type and Structure to Support Strategic Planning and Tactical Response

Characterizing vegetation type, cover and height with Earth observation data enhances wildland fuel modelling.

Local Governments Welcome High-Tech Snow Removal

Connected snowplows, infrared technology and Big Data analytics are saving taxpayers money and making snow removal less of a chore this winter.

Flying High to Improve Vegetation Management

Mid-South Synergy uses unmanned aerial vehicles to identify clearance violations and hazard trees.

New approach for matching production and consumption of renewable electricity

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland is coordinating the BALANCE project, which brings together leading European research institutes in the field of electrochemical conversion.

Extreme Makeover: Planet Edition

The idea of making Mars habitable for humans has captured the public’s imagination, so we decided to take a look at science exploring possibilities in the not-so-distant future.

Call for Papers: Coral Reefs

IEEE Earthzine, an online scientific publication, is soliciting articles of 800 to 3,000 words for its second 2017 quarterly theme, Coral Reefs.

Gene sequences reveal secrets of symbiosis

Genome sequences of dinoflagellate algae indicate how they maintain their symbiotic relationship with corals

Michigan uses Esri’s ArcGIS platform for highway graffiti cleaning program

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) has used geographic information system (GIS) technology from global mapping company Esri to help it remove graffiti from highway information signs in the Detroit metropolitan region.

Battling corrosion to keep solar panels humming

Researchers are studying corrosion to help industry develop longer-lasting photovoltaic panels and increase reliability.

Modern Cosmology Turns 100

A mere two years after completing his daring General Theory of Relativity in 1915 — where gravity is interpreted as resulting from the curvature of space and time around a massive body