Moon: crashing rocket will create new crater – here’s what we should worry about

This is a still frame from the short film “A Trip to the Moon.” (Image credit: Wikimedia Commons/Georges Melies) This article was originally published at The Conversation. The publication contributed the article to’s Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights. David Rothery is a professor of planetary geosciences at The Open University. It’s not often that the sudden appearance … Read more

Flowers in The UK Are Blooming a Whole Month Earlier Than They Did in The 1980s

For centuries, British flowers have been blooming like clockwork. A few months into spring, sometime around May or June, the nation bursts into color. Since the early 1980s, however, hundreds of plants have grown out of sync with the seasons, which means they’re also unraveling from the complicated tapestry of interactions that keep ecosystems sustainably … Read more