Saturday's science stories


Dan Primack
Nov 19, 2021 - Science

Sierra Space raises $1.4 billion at $4.5 billion valuation

Illustration of an 'S' as a satellite.
Illustration: Aïda Amer/Axios

Amazon deforestation in Brazil surges to worst in 15 years

General view of a burnt area of the Amazonia rainforest in the surroundings of the city of Porto Velho, Rondonia state, Brazil, on September 15, 2021.
General view of a burnt area of the Amazonia rainforest in the surroundings of the city of Porto Velho, Rondonia state, Brazil, on September 15, 2021. Photo: Mauro Pimentel/AFP via Getty Images