The Environmental Protection Agency is evaluating the impact of wastewater that spilled from the Gold King Mine in Colorado. An estimated 3 million gallons of orange fluid has traveled from the Animas River in Colorado to the San Juan River in New Mexico.
An international team of astronomers has measured the energy produced within a large portion of space more precisely than ever before, and their work shows how the universe is slowly dying.
Crew members on the International Space Station sampled red romaine lettuce Monday, the first food to be grown and eaten in space.
The spill on Wednesday sent heavy metals, arsenic, and other contaminants into a waterway that flows into the San Juan National Forest. Estimates of its size have risen sharply since then.
The physician and pharmacologist worked at the government agency in the early 1960s, when she uncovered a link between the drug and severe birth defects.