A schematic of the DART mission shows the ship on a collision course with the Didymos asteroid’s moonlet (NASA/Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laborator

Schematic of the DART mission shows the impact on the moonlet of asteroid (65803) Didymos. Post-impact observations from Earth-based optical telescopes and planetary radar would, in turn, measure the change in the moonlet’s orbit about the parent body. Credits: NASA/Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab
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Offshore Wind

President Biden is calling for doubling renewable energy production from offshore wind facilities like this one off Rhode Island by 2030. ((Michael Dwyer/AP Images)
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Oceans

A magnificent photo of sea, swell, sky, and a monk seal swimming over a coral reef bottom, Hawaii, Northwest Hawaiian Islands. (NOAA/PIFSC/HMSRP)
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This Hubble Space Telescope image shows how young, energetic, massive stars illuminate and sculpt their birthplaces with powerful winds and searing ultraviolet radiation. (NASA/ESA/STScI)
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Genetically modified corn kernels on display at a farm show in Decatur, Illinois. Corn is a major U.S. agricultural export.

GMO corn kernels fill a display near corn plants in the Monsanto Co. booth during the Farm Progress Show in Decatur, Illinois, U.S., on Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017. The show, sponsored by Farm Progress Co. and owned by Penton Media, is billed as the largest outdoor farm show in the U.S. Photographer: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg via ...
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Several nations claim Subi Reef, in the South China Sea’s Spratly Islands. By June 2015, China had dredged and reclaimed over 6 million square meters

Several nations claim Subi Reef, in the South China Sea’s Spratly Islands. By June 2015, China had dredged and reclaimed over 6 million square meters of land in the area. Land-reclamation efforts like this one damage coral and other marine life, and the livelihood of surrounding fishing communities. (CSIS/AMTI)
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