NASA’s Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer, or MODIS, records what’s happening on the surface of the Earth every day or two. This week that meant spying on a thick layer of smoke produced by a California wildfire. Read More >>
The film takes place in a parched, near-future Australia, where the control of water is the greatest power. As it happens, over the past 20 years Australia has weathered one of the most devastating droughts on the planet.
Thirty seconds doesn't seem like a long time, but it can be the window between life and death when an earthquake hits. So an early warning app will give people in earthquake-prone areas some added time.