A two-month-long heat wave affecting large portions of China, declared the most severe in recorded history, is causing widespread drought across the country, drying up both rivers and crops, with hundreds of regions reporting record-breaking temperatures in excess of 40°C (104°F). This news comes at a time when many regionsread more

The data being gathered by the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) is upending the scientific community’s theories of galactic formation and evolution, with the incoming images showing that both the number of galaxies and their relative complexity—amongst other conundrums—were much greater in the early universe than originally anticipated. “We hadread more