In 2018, we saw just how much power science has to make a real impact. Science News’ top stories of the year include a literal impact – the hidden contours of what appears to be a massive crater created when a meteorite slammed into Greenland long ago.
It has been an interesting and intense year. Researchers quickly determined that climate change fueled the intense rainfall that came with Hurricane Florence. Such attribution studies, among other findings, made climate change Science News’ top story of 2018.