Nearly 6,000 satellites circle our tiny planet. About 60% are space junk, 40% are operational—and hundreds more are launched every...
From wildfire smoke molecules to the coronavirus, this graphic compares the relative size of particles that we, for the most part, can't see.
Ammonium nitrate is dangerous, and every few years, there's a new explosion that causes widespread damage. These are some of the biggest ones.
Our planet is in a constant state of creation and destruction as the plates of the earth collide. This visualization looks at earthquake magnitude.
As the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases continues to skyrocket, healthcare researchers around the world are working to defeat the virus.
While the broader cannabis market is estimated to reach $45B by 2024, we've only scratched the surface in harnessing the potential of minor cannabinoids.
Rotation can have a big influence on a planet's habitability. These animations show how each planet in the solar system moves to its own distinct rhythm.
The length of your days can change depending on the seasons, and where you are on Earth. Watch how these patterns unfold over a year.
In our every day lives, light is instantaneous - but in the context of our solar system and beyond, light is surprisingly slow.
This data visualization depicts every meteorite that was observed hitting the Earth over a 100-year period, between 1913-2012.