Weekend “Planet Earth Report” –Quantum Atmospheres to Strange Events in Antarctica



The “Planet Earth Report” connects you to the day’s important news headlines on the people, discoveries, and
events changing our planet.

Lifeboats’ Amid the World’s Wildfires  Islands of greenery, called refugia, survive even the worst fires, sheltering species and renewing charred landscapes.

The challenge of recycling waste in Antarctica  Up to 4,000 scientists and researchers work in Antarctica during the summer months

Watch This Blob of Cells Become an Embryo in High-Resolution  Researchers developed a new microscope that traces embryonic cell movement in real-time, sketching a virtual map of how organ systems develop.

Alexa, Should We Trust You? The voice revolution has only just begun. Today, Alexa is a humble servant. Very soon, she could be much more—a teacher, a therapist, a confidant, an informant.

Doing Right by Neil Armstrong The makers of First Man took many great leaps to create an authentic portrait of the publicity-averse astronaut.

Five Strange Events in Antarctica May Have Broken the Standard Model How five anomalous events at two neutrino experiments provide evidence for supersymmetry.

More Photos of the Incredible Devastation Left by Hurricane Michael

‘Quantum Atmospheres’ May Reveal Secrets of Matter A new theory proposes that the quantum properties of an object extend into an “atmosphere” that surrounds the material.

Ancient Vesuvius eruption was so intense it cracked Roman skulls and boiled Roman brains


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