This week, scientists unveiled unprecedented images of the Earth at night, as captured by a new NASA and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) satellite.
Dec 6, 2012 NASA
The Hubble Space Telescope has been busy for the past decade. After looking at the same spot in the sky for a total of 2 million seconds it has produced what NASA calls the "farthest-ever" portrait of the universe, reports Rebecca J. Rosen.
Oct 5, 2012 The Atlantic
Alex Goldmark reports on the new NASA-inspired space elevator design that is primed for testing and could make it possible for billionaires to step foot on the moon sooner than later.
Sep 15, 2012 Transportation Nation
NASA scientist James Hansen, considered to be the 'godfather of global warming' has co-authored a new report that shows the connection between 'extreme weather events', such as the drought most of the U.S. is now experiencing, and climate change.
Aug 7, 2012 PBS NewsHour
Earlier this week we brought you stunning images of global urban growth as captured by Landsat, NASA's longest running satellite imagery program. These images capture the dramatic changes to some of America's natural landscapes.
Aug 3, 2012 Wired
Animated GIFs provided by <em>The Atlantic Cities</em> show the dramatic growth of several global cities over the past four decades, as captured in photographs taken by NASA's Landsat satellite system.
Jul 29, 2012 The Atlantic Cities
Tim Maly analyses a stunning high-resolution map of America’s forests for its lessons on the subtle choices that go into good visual information design for multiple audiences.
Mar 15, 2012 Fast Company Co.Design
Jeffrey Spivak reports on the federal government's pioneering efforts in net-zero building design and construction.
Mar 12, 2012 Planning
NASA's amazing high definition update of its infamous "Blue Marble" photograph of Earth is disturbing not for what can be seen, but for what cannot.
Feb 10, 2012 Mother Jones
Writing in the New York Times, Kenneth Chang explores the challenges of Historic Preservation in an unlikely location, the surface of the moon.
Jan 10, 2012 The New York Times