From the moon landings to Star Wars, Americans have long had a fascination with space and affection for NASA, but today’s public is divided on what role their government should play in future space exploration.
In wealthier nations, women are more likely than men to consider climate change a serious problem, be concerned it will harm them personally and say that major lifestyle changes are needed to solve the problem.
Two-thirds of Americans say people will have to make major changes in the way they live to reduce the effects of climate change, but data on how much people have actually adopted several recommended lifestyle changes paints a very mixed picture.
64% of Americans perceive scientists as neither liberal nor conservative.
The U.S. Virgin Islands is the most "energy intensive" place on Earth -- meaning it uses the most energy per unit of GDP -- while gambling hub Macau is one of the least.