Donald Trump weakens environmental regulations with new executive order 

US President Donald Trump on January 9, 2020 announced sweeping changes to an environmental law, the…

Hydroxychloroquine study retraction shows the problems of speedy science

Photo by GEORGE FREY/AFP via Getty Images A recent large study on the controversial drugs chloroquine…

Rising sea levels could wipe out mangroves by 2050

Photo by Education Images/Universal Images Group via Getty Images Mangrove forests aren’t moving fast enough to…

SpaceX launches latest batch of internet satellites, including one with a visor

Update June 3rd, 9:43PM ET: SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket successfully took off at 9:25PM ET and…

A rocket launch can’t unite us until the space world acknowledges our divisions

At 9:30AM ET on Tuesday, three American astronauts symbolically rang the Nasdaq opening bell from space…

Blaming protesters for COVID-19 spread ignores the bigger threats to health

Protestors march in California on June 2nd. | Photo by Philip Cheung for The Washington Post…

What the future of the space station looks like after SpaceX’s historic launch

With the success of SpaceX’s Crew Dragon launch this weekend, NASA now has the capability to…

Go read this heartbreaking story of how coronavirus spreads

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge At this moment, more than 104,000 Americans have died…

Police violence will make it harder to fight COVID-19

Photo by SETH HERALD/AFP via Getty Images Law enforcement’s brutal response to this weekend’s protests may…

It wouldn’t be 2020 without an above-average hurricane season

Hurricane Dorian makes landfall on North Carolina’s Outer Banks on September 6, 2019  | Photo by…