Latest stories - Maddie Stone

24 Days Ago   For a movie about a global weather apocalypse, Geostorm is disastrously boring, but its weather control technology deserves your brief attention. It is uniquely ridiculous! Read more...

37 Days Ago   UTQIAĠVIK, ALASKA—Arnold Brower Jr., a 70-year-old Iñupiat whaling captain, can recall his first encounter with scientists clearly. It was 1977, and the International Whaling Commission (IWC) had just placed a moratorium on bowhead whale hunting, after a US government-led population survey determined the marine… Read more...

52 Days Ago   Sometimes, space offers a striking vantage for visualizing the scale of a crisis. Satellite photos of Puerto Rico at night before and after Hurricane Maria roared through show an island stripped of its electricity—and they remind us just how long it’s going to take the battered US territory to recover.

79 Days Ago   Hurricane Harvey and its remnants have quickly become one of the worst natural disasters in US history. The unprecedented duration and intensity of the storm has sparked a heated debate about how much climate change is to blame.

82 Days Ago   Right now, Houston is in the midst of a catastrophic flood disaster as tropical storm Harvey, which made landfall as a Category 4 hurricane on the central Texas coastline Friday night, continues to unleash torrents over the Houston/Galveston metropolitan area.

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