Despite some of the strongest renewable energy incentives in the country, California produces less than half the wind energy generated in the Lone Star State.
It'll be a great view in the Bay Area late on the night of April 14, as long as clouds don't cover up the moon.
Having solved a 42-year-old mystery about lunar "streamers," the $280 million LADEE spacecraft is set to vaporize when it collides with the moon around April 21st.
The fire burned more than a quarter of a million acres in Yosemite and the Stanislaus National Forest. See before-and-after photos from a plot in the national forest.
A key indicator of California's water prospects is likely to peak out at about one-third of normal.
Scientists, students and volunteers are descending on the Golden Gate National Recreation Area this Friday and Saturday to record as many plant and animal species as possible in 24 hours. It's part of an event called a BioBlitz.
Evaluating your whole genome sequence to determine your health risks is not yet up to snuff. But as imperfect as it is, you still might see something that could save your life.
Chances are you read a headline about the Big Bang earlier this week. Perhaps you clicked to an article about it and started reading up. But you may still have some burning what-is-this-Big-Bang-news-anyway questions.
Around the world dogs are being enlisted to track rare wildlife, sleuth out invasive species and detect otherwise imperceptible changes that could harm wilderness areas and watersheds. What makes a good conservation dog? It helps if the dog's a little crazy.
State Assemblyman Richard Bloom is determined to end the use of orcas for water shows in California, where the whales jump through hoops, for example, or carry trainers on their backs.
Six years after voters passed the California Green Chemistry Initiative, the state lays out its plan to get toxic products off shelves.
Less consumption in places with water meters, which will be required in all homes and businesses by 2025.
Starfish on the West Coast have been dying in startling numbers. Some observers have documented sea star bodies turning to mush, others described the creatures disintegrating. It's "sea star wasting disease," and scientists don't know what causes it.
Video games do one thing very well: train people to become better gamers. But whether those results transfer outside the game into the real world is a source of lively debate among neuroscientists.
During the last 25 years, California water regulators have identified 43,000 fuel leaks. Now, all but 6,000 have been cleaned up.
No matter where you live in the Bay Area, the answer might surprise you.
NASA researchers announce they've verified 715 new planets orbiting around 305 stars.