A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket carrying the Landsat 9 satellite onboard launches from Vandenberg Space Force Base, California, on Monday, Sept. 27, 2021.

Landsat 9 will capture satellite images of a radically changing Earth, NASA scientist says

Science & Technology

Josh Willis, who works at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab at Caltech in Pasadena, California, has used Landsat satellite images in his own work. He joins The World’s host Marco Werman to discuss the power of Landsats to understand climate change. 

A portrait of Norma Ramirez.

Trump ended DACA. This woman is suing to keep the program alive.

Global Nation Education
Victoria is a contemporary French ye-ye pop singer

How a California scientist wound up writing and singing vintage-sounding French pop tunes

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How wartime prejudice brought young Japanese Americans together for life


The Quest for Magical, Nutty Tasting Cheese from Northern Spain

Arts, Culture & Media

Chinese students find integrating into our society more challenging than classes

Global Politics

International students continue to pour into American universities, many of them from China. But those Chinese students are running into challenges in adapting to U.S. culture. So at some universities, including the University of Southern California, the universities are stepping in to try and help.

Warming climate presents grave risk of greenhouse gas release in Arctic


Deep beneath the frozen Arctic are deposits of methane. Lots of methane. And there’s even more on the sea floor. As the environment warms, these deposits are being released into the atmosphere, presenting grave risks of runaway warming.

Chinese Students Flock to the US — And Efforts to Help Them Adapt are Ramping Up

Arts, Culture & Media

Over the summer, university students will pour into the US. And the number of Chinese students flocking here is growing. Yet many of these students can lack know-how of life in America; some colleges are aggressively trying to help them integrate.

Belgian Town Awash with Stolen Cash: What Would You Do?

Conflict & Justice

A gang of robbers was chased through the narrow streets of Zedelgem recently by a motorcycle policeman. The thieves tossed a stolen safe out the car window and it burst open spilling a million euros into the street. What would you do?

Where in the Solar System Is Voyager 1?

There was a moment last week when the scientific community was on the edge of its seat after news that NASA’s Voyager 1 had left the solar system. Voyager 1 is one of two spacecraft sent into the far reaches of the cosmos in the late 1970s to tour the solar system and collect data. […]