Americans see the next half-century as a period of profound scientific change, but they don't agree on what will or won't come to pass.
NASA's SpaceX launch could herald the beginning of the use of private, reusable rockets to service America’s space program.
An international panel of scientists warned yesterday of that the world is already experiencing the effects of climate change and it will get worse -- highlighting a problem that people in many countries see as a major threat.
Religion and evolution will take center stage Tuesday evening in Petersburg, Ky., home of the Creation Museum and the site of a debate between Ken Ham, the museum’s founder, and Bill Nye. The topic: “Is creation a viable model of origins in today’s modern scientific era?”
More than six decades of global temperature data, condensed into a 15-second visualization.
The average price of a gallon of regular gasoline across the U.S.
The public views a number of public health problems as serious, but while prescription drug abuse does not top the list, it stands out as a problem that Americans say is getting worse.
The UN Climate Change Conference convened today in Warsaw with a call for governments to reach an agreement to cut greenhouse gas emissions. The talks begin against a public opinion backdrop in which fewer Americans see global climate change as a major threat than do people in most other regions.
Nearly half of Chinese say air pollution is a "very big" problem in their country.
China and the U.S., the world’s largest greenhouse gas emitters, are among the least worried about climate change.