Stay up late and watch the first of two lunar eclipses this year
The eclipse will begin at 9:32 p.m. in our area with the Earth’s shadow slowly inching across the surface of May’s flower moon. But viewers may not notice until it becomes a partial eclipse about an hour later.
May 15, 8:01 AM
How cannabis edibles get made and tested for THC levels in New York
Some confectioners are experimenting with THC syrups that can be added to beverages. Others are trying nanotechnology to make edibles with highs that are more consistent.
May 12, 5:01 AM
Don’t freak out: A cannabis guide for new, inexperienced or returning users
While everyone’s body experiences cannabis differently, being armed with some basic information can make the process of experimenting a little smoother.
Apr 27, 5:01 AM
Hey New Yorkers! If you’re on spring break, check out the Lyrid meteor showers
For those who can’t leave the city limits for optimal viewing, the Amateur Astronomers Association will host a stargazing event on the night of peak at Lincoln Center.
Apr 17, 10:00 AM
Why It Could Take ‘Two Weeks’ To Learn If Omicron Impacts COVID-19 Vaccines
Researchers walk through the step-by-step process and explain how much wiggle room is available with vaccine protection against infection.
Nov 30, 2021 4:34 PM
Could A Surfside Building Disaster Happen On The NY Or NJ Coast?
Here are the New York and New Jersey areas most vulnerable to subsidence and structural erosion via saltwater.
Jul 26, 2021 4:19 PM
Wildfire Haze From Out West Could Be Worse Than Many New Yorkers Realize
Studies have shown that wildfire pollution is more hazardous than car pollution, and the danger mounts over long distances.
Jul 24, 2021 9:07 AM
NYC's Outdated Flood Maps Leave Thousands At Risk For Disaster Bills
The maps haven't been updated since 2007, and flood risk is rising in communities battered by Superstorm Sandy, exacerbated by new building development.
Jul 22, 2021 11:21 AM
Why The Delta Variant Matters If You’re Vaccinated Or Unvaccinated
To gauge what might happen going forward, let’s break down how the delta variant could affect New Yorkers based on their vaccine status.
Jun 28, 2021 9:47 AM
How Coronavirus Variants Are Tracked: A Tour Inside NYC’s Genome Labs
How scientists track small—and big—changes in the coronavirus.
Updated: Mar 31, 2021 6:28 PM
A Q&A With An NYC Scientist Working To Help Find A Coronavirus Breakthrough
The race to find treatments and a vaccine typically begins with creating a clone of the virus.
May 13, 2020 3:28 PM
Arts & Entertainment
Please Welcome This New Species Of Beetle Found In Green-Wood Cemetery To New York
Outside of zombie movies, unfamiliar creatures are rarely discovered in cemeteries. But that's exactly what happened at Green-Wood Cemetery in Brooklyn.
Updated: Aug 2, 2019 4:48 PM
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