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.
The Dinosaur-Killing Asteroid Acidified the Ocean in a Flash –The Chicxulub event was as damaging to life in the oceans as it was to creatures on land, a study shows.
The Untold Story of the Secret Mission to Seize Nazi Map Data –How a covert U.S. Army intelligence unit canvassed war-torn Europe, capturing intelligence with incalculable strategic value
U.S. Military Could Collapse Within 20 Years Due to Climate Change, Report Commissioned By Pentagon Says –The report says a combination of global starvation, war, disease, drought, and a fragile power grid could have cascading, devastating effects.
Renaissance Nun’s ‘Last Supper’ Painting Makes Public Debut After 450 Years in Hiding –The 21-foot canvas, created by self-taught artist and nun Plautilla Nelli, is now on view in Florence
Finally, a Clear Look at the Weird Substance China Found on the Moon –China’s Yutu 2 rover came across the shiny material in July, and the new photo may give us a better idea about what it could be.
Mind-reading tech? How private companies could gain access to our brains –Social media companies can already use online data to make reliable guesses about pregnancy or suicidal ideation – and new BCI technology will push this even further
The Forest Service Is About to Set a Giant Forest Fire—On Purpose: A man-made blaze on a remote Utah mountainside could provide valuable insights into the behavior of the powerful wildfires growing more and more common out West.