How to Turn Air Pollution into Gleaming Diamonds
To change the status quo of a notoriously destructive industry, Aether found a way to produce a cleaner and more ethical diamond.
The Supervolcano Under Yellowstone Is Alive and Kicking
Around 10,000 geothermal features in Yellowstone hint at a mysterious hot spot beneath the crust.
Once Upon a Gemstone
Precious stones hold the stories of continents, oceans, and cultures.
Our Prodigal Sun
Searching the heavens for our sun’s family.
The Moon Is Full of Money
Capitalism in space.
Why We’re Drawn Into Darkness
Author Robert MacFarlane on the awe and horror of subterranean places.
Why These Researchers Are Drawn to the World’s Edge
The joy and toll of doing remote science.
The Dam Problem in the West
On a raft trip down the Green River, a writer faces her environmental preconceptions.