The “Planet Earth Report” connects you to headline news on the science, technology, discoveries, people and events changing our planet and the future of the human species.
Why alien ‘megastructures’ may hold key to making contact with extraterrestrials –Is looking for signals really the best plan? Is it possible that we’re making the wrong bet?
Can anyone tame the next internet? –-Forces have been unleashed that seem out of control. But is it the end of the beginning or the beginning of the end?
How humanity can live through climate apocalypse –-The bad news is that our slow-motion ecological catastrophe demands new ways of thinking. The good news? We’ve faced the end of the world before.
SpaceX’s Unnerving Silence on an Explosive Incident –A failed test of the Dragon spacecraft could derail plans to launch NASA astronauts into space.
Sooner or Later Your Cousin’s DNA Is Going to Solve a Murder –The Golden State Killer case was just the start. Hundreds of cold cases are hot again thanks to a new genealogy technique. The price may be everyone’s genetic privacy.
Yeti Footprints Found in Nepal Are Maybe (Definitely) From a Bear –The Indian Army posted photos on Twitter of what they believed were the footprints of a yeti. Social media responded with theories of its own.
A Holocaust Story for the Instagram Generation –Eva’s Instagram account, based on a diary kept by the real Eva Heyman in 1944, will go live Wednesday afternoon for the start of Israel’s annual Holocaust Martyrs’ and Heroes’ Remembrance Day.