rocks

The Moon

The Moon Has Tan Lines, NASA Says

Magnetic hotspots on the Moon might contain clues about how to protect humans from radiation on other planets.
Becky Ferreira
2.28.19
unreal

God Damn These Are Some Good Looking Computer Rocks

Two Geforce 1080 Tis and a lot of effort can create photorealism.
Samantha Cole
7.27.17
rocks

Roll Your Blunts and Peer Inside These Gemstones

This is the only good place to escape.
Elizabeth Landau
6.26.17
The Anthropocene Rocks

I Asked Geologists If the Anthropocene Is Real

Defining the Anthropocene is proving to be a rocky road.
Caroline Haskins
6.20.17
getting into crystals

Extremely Chill Robot Stacks Rocks, Probably Really Into Enya Now

Watch this and sail away.
Jordan Pearson
5.31.17
Science Solved It

Mysterious Moving Rocks in the Desert Stumped Scientists for 70 Years

Death Valley’s ‘sailing stones’ are able to move thanks to unique environmental conditions.
Kaleigh Rogers
5.2.17
multiplayer

'The League of Lonely Geologists' Is a Game About Collecting and Sharing Rocks With Strangers

Reach out to another human by digging up a rock and nerding out about its mineral content.
Chris Priestman
2.14.17
videos

'Box of Rocks' Is the Best Startup in the Entire World

A subscription rock-mailing service called 'Box of Rocks': The Motherboard Review.
Jason Koebler
6.18.15
News

Methane Found in Crushed Martian Meteorites Suggests Mars Could Support Life

It's not evidence of life, but researchers have some thoughts on where we're most likely to find it.
Matthew Braga
6.16.15
history

How Humanity Will Leave Its Most Permanent Scar on the Earth

Anthroturbation—the digging, drilling, mining, and blasting that mars our planet’s subterranean environs—may end up being the definitive impact of humans and machines' on the planet.
Maddie Stone
12.26.14
Space

How Finding Evidence of Water on Mars Is Like Baking Chocolate Chip Cookies

Ben Richmond
10.3.14
ICELAND

Early Earth Was a Much More Pleasant Place Than Commonly Thought

New research debunks early-Earth models describing the planet as a giant version of Iceland.
Michael Byrne
9.16.14
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