This map is part of the Soil Agricultural Groundwater Banking Index, which identifies farmlands with the most potential to capture groundwater and help recharge the aquifer. Credit: UC Davis Growers, researchers, policymakers and others can now pinpoint California’s most promising parcels of farmland to help replenish the state’s dwindling groundwater […]


Bill Clinton will be the first guest on the second season of the science-themed talk show “StarTalk,” hosted by Neil deGrasse Tyson, which premiers this Sunday (Oct. 25). Credit: StarTalk/National Geographic Channel/Beck Media & Marketing The second season of “StarTalk,” the science-themed TV talk show hosted by astrophysicist Neil deGrasse […]


Enlarge * A global representation of the projected impacts of hydrofluorocarbons (HFC) on ozone levels at the various latitudes in 2050. The small but measurable amount of ozone loss is quantified in Dobson units, the most common unit for measuring ozone concentration. Over Earth’s surface, the ozone layer’s average thickness is […]