Europa, oneEuropa, one of the four Galilean moons orbiting Jupiter

NASA Sets Its Sites on Europa

NASA has decided on the nature and scope of a mission to Jupiter’s moon Europa, scheduled in the 2020s.
A troop of baboons

A Democratic Experiment Among Baboons

New research on baboon troops suggests that they employ democratic decision-making.
Oil painting titled "Fur Traders Descending the Missouri" by George Caleb Bingham

George Caleb Bingham: On Display in All His American Contradictions

An exhibition called "Navigating the West: George Caleb Bingham and the River," explores the artist in all of his contradictions.
Fossilized dinosaur eggs

The Color of Dinosaur Eggs

What color were dinosaur eggs? Looking at their closest cousins, birds, may give us a clue.
Two suited partners exchanging rings

What Gay Marriage Looked Like in the ’70s

In 1979, sociologist Joseph Harry took a look at what that era's marriage-like relationships between gay men were like.
Euro coins

The Divisive Euro

In 1997, an economist looked at divided opinions about the Euro years before the currency was introduced.
Cover of Ecology

The Ecological Society of America Turns 100

Ecological Society of America celebrates its centennial this year.
Contemporary mansion

The Richest Places in America

What do the richest places in America look like?
Schoolgirl writing in classroom.

What Works to Keep Kids in School?

With national graduation rates still low, this article examines the best ways to keep kids in school.