Agnieszka Biskup

All Stories by Agnieszka Biskup

  1. Climate

    Explainer: Global warming and the greenhouse effect

    Like the glass-walled greenhouses used to grow out-of-season plants, certain gases in Earth’s atmosphere trap the sun’s energy near the planet’s surface. This keeps Earth warm enough for life to flourish.

  2. Earth

    A feverish world

    The second of a two-part series on climate change.

  3. Environment

    Polar ice feels the heat

    This is the first of a two-part series on global climate change.

  4. Animals

    Monkey math

    Monkeys can estimate sums almost as quickly as people can. The finding provides insight into how math skills developed in the human brain.