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Urban Sky’s Earth-imaging stratospheric ‘microballoons’ are ready for a close-up

Stratospheric balloon company Urban Sky is transitioning to commercial operations, offering up a way to image and collect data of Earth with its...

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Google tool shows what’s on the surface of the Earth in real time

Google and the World Resources Institute created Dynamic World, a near real-time land cover dataset built through deep learning to show what’s on...

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Boeing’s Starliner spacecraft returns to Earth, wrapping up critical test mission

Boeing’s new passenger spacecraft, the CST-100 Starliner, undocked from the International Space Station this afternoon and landed in New Mexico,...

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Marvel Snap is a speedy digital card game from former Hearthstone developers

Marvel Snap is a new collectible card game developed in collaboration with Marvel Entertainment and Second Dinner, a new game studio created by...

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Lord of the Rings mobile game announced: Check details

The Lord of the Rings: Heroes of Middle-earth will feature turn-based combat, deep collection systems, and a wide range of characters Lord...

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What you’re seeing in Google’s Earth Day Doodle

For Earth Day, Google’s Doodle shows time lapses of the climate crisis across the globe. The GIFs depict melting glaciers, stressed corals, and...

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Earth Day 2022: How to find eco-friendly driving directions in Google Maps

Whether you are using Google Maps’ environment-friendly routing feature on your Android smartphone, your iPhone or your iPad, here is an easy guide...

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Chinese astronauts return to Earth after spending six months in space

Three Chinese astronauts returned to Earth after a six-month stay aboard China’s incomplete Tiangong space station. During the mission, Wang Yeping...

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NASA astronaut Mark Vande Hei scheduled to return to Earth in Russian space capsule

On March 30th, NASA astronaut Mark Vande Hei will come back to Earth after a year-long stay aboard the International Space Station, returning home in...

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What on Earth is going on with Peloton?

In its most recent earnings call, Peloton announced CEO John Foley stepped down, 2,800 jobs were cut, and its manufacturing ambitions were put on...

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David Bowie’s The Man Who Fell to Earth is becoming a new graphic novel

David Bowie stars in Titan Comics’ new graphic novellization of The Man Who Fell to Earth from writer Dan Watters and artist Dev Pramanik. Though...

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Netflix’s newest game is a Hearthstone-style card battler

Netflix has added a pair of new titles to its service, a card-battling roguelike called Arcanium: Rise of Akhan, and a hidden object game called...

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How a design museum unearthed a treasure trove of classic Slovak games

The Slovak Design Museum has released a selection of translated versions of notable games first released in the region in the 1980s. Late last year,...

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Using Mamaearth products? Beware, scammers are trying to steal your money

Someone in almost every Indian household uses products from Mamaearth. Probably, online scammers know this and are making full use of the...

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Colonialism still influences the earth sciences today — and that’s a big problem for research

A new study reveals biases in the fossil record. The Verge spoke with scientists about how to end colonialism’s legacy in earth sciences....

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An app gave crucial seconds of warning before a major California earthquake

The ShakeAlert system, which works through an app and smartphone emergency alert systems, gives people in California warnings a few seconds before...

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MG Motor India becomes first car maker to announce NFTs: Here's how to buy

MG Motor India NFT launch: As part of MG's NFT collection the company will launch 1111 units of digital creatives, the new collection to go on...

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General Motors makes moves to source rare earth metals for EV motors in North America

GM struck a deal with MP Materials to source rare earth magnets for electric vehicle motors in North America. General Motors announced a deal to...

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Jeff Bezos’ Earth Fund commits another $443 million to climate justice and conservation

The latest round of grants from Jeff Bezos’ Earth Fund focuses on climate justice and conservation. Bezos pledged $10 billion to fight climate...

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Lord of the Rings keycap sets will transport your keyboard to Middle-earth

Drop’s new Lord of the Rings keycap sets will let you turn your keyboard into a Middle-earth-inspired Elvish or Dwarvish typing machine. It began...

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Astronomers call for a massive new space telescope to find the next Earth

On November 4th, the nation’s astronomers released the Decadal Survey on Astronomy and Astrophysics, a report compiled every 10 years detailing the...

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NASA wants to defend Earth from asteroids — so it’s slamming a spacecraft into one

Early on November 24th, NASA is set to launch its DART mission on top of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from California, sending a spacecraft on an...

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Russian spacecraft returns to Earth with movie crew aboard

Russian actress Yulia Peresild, and director-producer Klim Shipenko who spent 12 days aboard the ISS returned to Earth Sunday aboard the Soyuz MS-18,...

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The Facebook whistleblower hearing unearthed the danger of engagement algorithms

Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen testified before the Senate Commerce Committee, describing how the company’s algorithm changes have been...

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New trailers: Eternals, Welcome to Earth, The Girl in the Woods, and more

This week: A full length trailer for Marvel’s Eternals, a fresh look at western The Harder They Fall, Will Smith goes around the world, and for...

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SpaceX’s Inspiration4 crew returns to Earth, capping first fully private mission in orbit

Four people returned to Earth after the first all-civilian mission to orbit. The crew spent three days in space aboard SpaceX’s Crew Dragon capsule...

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Jeff Bezos’ Earth Fund pledges $150 million to climate justice groups

Jeff Bezos’ Earth Fund announced a new round of funding to tackle climate change. After facing some criticism over what activists saw as a lack of...

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Earth just had the hottest month since humans have kept track

July 2021 was officially the hottest month ever recorded on Earth. It’s another symptom of climate change. Humans are fueling more extreme weather...

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