On This Disputed River, Progress May Mean a Return to the Past
Winding through British Columbia and Washington, the Skagit has a history that reflects competing conceptions of advancement
How Engineers of New Energy Technology Are Taking Cues From Nature
From sunflower spirals to schooling fish, renewable energy innovators are uncovering ideas for improving efficiency and output in natural phenomena
How Was Red Rock Canyon Formed?
One of the most important byproducts of the Hoover Dam is an artificial body of water known as Lake Mead
Does the Moon's Phase Cause Earthquakes?
One researcher offers a succinct answer
The Costs and Benefits of Hydropower
Damming rivers may seem like a clean and easy solution for Albania and other energy-hungry countries. But the devil is in the details
Future of Energy
Bold new ideas to meet the world's burgeoning need for power
Here’s How FDR Explained Making Electricity Public
"My friends, my policy is as radical as the Constitution of the United States," he said
Inside the World's First Large-Scale Effort to Harness Tidal Energy
Next month, the UK-based company MeyGen will install four underwater turbines off the coast of Scotland