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Low-angle shot of the Empire State Building

Turbines Of The Future Might Be Larger Than The Empire State Building

The most efficient turbines are the largest ones, so scientists are designing an offshore wind turbine that's the largest ever.


1:58An artist's depiction of a black hole attracting matter

What Existed Before The Big Bang?

1:01The Azraq refugee camp
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

Renewable Energy In Refugee Camps Could Be The Way Of The Future

0:48Footage from a past Alaska Airlines flight that caught a solar eclipse.
Alaska Airlines

One Airline Will Let A Lucky Few Watch The Solar Eclipse From The Sky

1:09The Great Barrier Reef from space

The Great Barrier Reef Is Australia's National Treasure — Here's Proof

0:56Two individuals play Pokémon GO In New York City
Getty Images / Drew Angerer

Smartphones Are Probably Not Making Us That Much More Intelligent

1:01SpaceX June 23 launch

SpaceX Just Beat Its 2016 Launch Record — And It's Only June

0:56Cholera patients in Yemen

Yemen's Cholera Outbreak Is Only Getting Worse

0:53Tilikum, the former SeaWorld orca and subject of the documentary "Blackfish."
Getty Images

SeaWorld Is Being Investigated For Its Response To 'Blackfish'

1:19A rocket lifts off from Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in 2011
Getty Images / Lintao Zhang

2 Nations Are Vying To Be The New Heavyweights Of Space Exploration

0:54Person holding marijuana
Getty Images

There Could Be A Link Between Car Wrecks And Marijuana

1:22A grizzly bear
The National Park Service

Yellowstone Grizzlies Are Losing Their Endangered Species Protection

1:09A tick

More Ticks Means More Tick-Borne Diseases This Summer

0:50PLATO spacecraft
European Space Agency

ESA Spacecraft Brings Search For Habitable Exoplanets Closer To Home

1:13A woman walks on a street in Lebanon
Getty Images

Why A Narrow Study On Street Harassment Could Be Helpful Worldwide

1:05The Milky Way Galaxy and a newly discovered dead galaxy.
NASA, ESA, and Z. Levy (STScI)

The Discovery Of A Flat, Dead Galaxy Is Changing NASA's Outlook

0:55Dogs in a cage
Humane Society International

Despite Ban Rumors, The Yulin Dog Meat Festival Is Still Happening

0:57Exhaust plumes from cooling towers at a power plant.
Getty Images

These Oil Companies Want To Put A Tax On CO2 Emissions

1:02A Chinese lab worker runs an HIV test
Getty Images / China Photos / Stringer

China Publishing More Studies Than Ever Amid Research Controversies

1:00NASA's Curiosity rover on Mars

Stranded Curiosity Rover Gets More Free Will: What Could Go Wrong?

0:54An American Airlines jet is refueled at Phoenix's airport.
Getty Images

Flights Out Of Phoenix Were Canceled Because It's Too Hot To Fly

0:59Skippy the Maine Coon waits to be judged at the 'Supreme Championship Cat Show"
Getty Images / Matt Cardy

How Did Cats Become Domesticated? Ancient DNA Gives Us Some Clues

0:59A man shoot heroin in a park in the South Bronx.
Getty Images

Why Some Researchers Want The Trump Team To Rethink The War On Drugs

2:14Landed sounding rocket motor in field
Poker Flat Research Range

A NASA Engineer Has A Creative New Way To Find Missing Rockets

1:12A tributary of the Amazon River in Brazil
Getty Images

South America's Hydropower Plans Could Damage The Amazon Rainforest

0:48Bleached coral reef in the Maldives
The Ocean Agency / XL Catlin Seaview Survey / Richard Vevers

The Worst Coral Bleaching Event Ever May Be Over: Now For The Bad News

1:03Coffee beans
pop le Chien / CC BY SA 4.0

How Climate Change Could Be Very Bad For Your Caffeine Habit

1:01Illustrated image of Earth-like planet.
NASA Ames/JPL-Caltech/T. Pyle

New Findings Show We Don't Know How Many Planets Are In Our Own Galaxy

0:35A total solar eclipse as seen from Indonesia in 2016
Getty Images / Ulet Ifansasti

USPS To Release First-Of-Its-Kind Stamp For Once-In-A-Lifetime Event

0:45A memorial for a shooting victim.
Getty Images

Study Looks Into Child Gun Deaths –– An American Health Crisis

1:20A partial solar eclipse

Just How Popular Is August's Total Solar Eclipse Going To Be?