Protesters gathered to fight alternative facts during Earth's day's March for Science protest. They are lobbying against alternative facts that prevent the communication and dissemination of factual data about the environment.
New clues emerge in the hunt for a ninth planet. Scientists from the University of Arizona say that synced orbital periods of six minor planets could be explained by the presence of the so-called "Planet Nine."
In The Martian, astronaut Mark Watney (Matt Damon) uses his knowledge of botany to successfully grow potatoes and lengthen his food supply while stranded on Mars. While his methods are sound, researchers are curious about whether it could actually be done.