Articles by

Nikk Ogasa

Earth’s inner core may be reversing its rotation

Our planet may have had a recent change of heart. Earth’s inner core may have temporarily stopped...

Cyclones in the Arctic are becoming more intense and frequent

CHICAGO – In January 2022, a cyclone blitzed a large expanse of ice-covered ocean between Greenland and...

How rare earth elements’ hidden properties make modern technology possible

In Frank Herbert’s space opera Dune, a precious natural substance called spice melange grants people the ability...

Rare ‘dark lightning’ might briefly touch passengers when flying

CHICAGO — More than electricity can illuminate a thundercloud. Brilliant bursts of gamma radiation, known as dark...

Io may have an underworld magma ocean or a hot metal heart

CHICAGO — An entire ocean of liquid magma, or maybe a hot heart of solid metal, may...

The last vital ingredient for life has been discovered on Enceladus

CHICAGO — The last key ingredient for life has been discovered on Saturn’s icy moon Enceladus. Phosphorus...

2022’s biggest climate change bill pushes clean energy

The world needed bold climate action this year, and we got it. California and other states announced...

50 years ago, physicists found the speed of light

A New Figure for the Cosmic Speed Limit – Science News, December 2, 1972 A...