Seen from a distance, four students examine striations in red volcanic rock on the edge of a crater strewn with boulders. They wear sun hats to protect from the glare and heat. One points at the rock patterns, which are crumbled and eroded.
The drone wouldn’t fly. The wheelchair-accessible van spun its tires, digging into the dusty gravel. And the men with shotguns...
Thomas Burris boarded his flight, found his seat and opened a book on nuclear receptors, the class of proteins he...
Feature image for "One Small Sprout" feature from Spring 2022 issue of Explore magazine.
A safe seems an unlikely place for a box of soil. Unless it’s the rarest, most valuablesoil on Earth. So...
A symphony orchestra is comprised of the strings, the woodwinds, the brass and percussion. Without one, you lose the depth of sound. Without them all, you lose the genius of Beethoven or Mozart.
Phoebe Stubblefield’s parents grew up in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and even though she visited the city every summer as a child,...
Feature image of Perseverence Rover landing on Mars' surface. Artist rendering by NASA/JPL.
Williams, a University of Florida geology professor, recently joined her second Mars mission: After serving on the Curiosity rover team since 2009, she’s now a participating scientist on the Perseverance rover, which touched down on the red planet on Feb. 18.
Katherine Bermudez conducts research in lab wearing PPE.
Images of the pandemic pause became familiar so quickly: Zoom cameos by cats tiptoeing across keyboards, parents stabbing mute buttons...