SpaceX launched four private citizens to space on Wednesday, September 15, at 8:02PM ET. Currently, they are in the midst of their three-day trip around the globe and are returning some incredible clips of their view in orbit. There are no professional astronauts aboard the Crew Dragon spacecraft. Let’s learn more about Inspiration4. Updated Thursday, September 16.
The five-part series THE EARTHSHOT PRIZE: REPAIRING OUR PLANET focuses on five major challenges facing the planet; Protect and Restore Nature; Clean our Air; Revive our Oceans; Build a Waste-free World; and Fix our Climate. If these ambitious goals for our planet were achieved by 2030, it would improve life for everyone.
These seven species of spotted skunks can do handstands, but that’s not the only secret they’re hiding.
We all wish we could find an Earth 2.0 – a planet about the size of our own, made of roughly the same chemical mixture, orbiting a sun-like star at just the right distance so that all its water doesn’t evaporate or freeze.
New A.I. technology is allowing scientists to keep track of individual grizzlies over their lifetimes.
Mangroves are threatened by sea level rise, lack of sediment, and human activity. So why should we care?
After villagers found a tiny elephant wandering alone, scientists began the search for her mother using DNA matching technology.
While America’s National Parks are renowned for their popular, natural icons, such as Old Faithful in Yellowstone or El Capitan in Yosemite, the parks also protect a tremendous amount of lesser known, or even unknown, historic and natural features that are no less mesmerizing.
Using breakthrough advances in CRISPR genetic engineering, a new wave of thoughtful disruptive conservation and restorative biology aims to rewild degraded ecosystems to help combat the effects of climate change and loss of biodiversity.
Small stars can pack a surprisingly powerful punch. For an example look no further than the nearest neighbor to our solar system, Proxima Centauri. This little red dwarf just sent off a blast a hundred times more powerful than anything that our own sun ever has.
As the world faces an uncertain future, gold will always be gold. Season 12 premieres Friday, September 24, at 8P on Discovery and discovery+.
Disaster zones operate on tight timelines. Minutes, or even seconds, can be the difference between life and death when people are trapped by rubble, collapsed buildings, or rising waters.
After decades of work trying to save the giant panda, Chinese officials have announced the species is no longer endangered.
Our Milky Way galaxy is on a collision course. With destiny. With destruction. With fate. With our nearest neighbor, Andromeda. You can stream HOW THE UNIVERSE WORKS on discovery+.
The Browns rise from the ashes of a wildfire to face the loss of their beloved patriarch Billy Brown on a new season of ALASKAN BUSH PEOPLE premiering September 19 on Discovery and discovery+.