The world’s most advanced scientific drilling vessel, the Chikyu, is seen anchored at Yokohama, Japan, in 2005, shortly after its launch.
The world’s biggest scientific drilling ship has the audacious goal of boring into the heart of an offshore earthquake fault much like one that threatens the Northwest.
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An illustrated journal of life in the Puget Sound region by Times artist Gabriel Campanario.
Your guide to the latest news from around the Northwest.
Stories at the intersection of tech and life from a boldly connected city.
Our new blog is dedicated to helping readers understand the Affordable Care Act and how the federal health-care law affects everyone -- insured or not.
Seattle Times photographers offer a glimpse into what inspires their best visual reporting.
Seattle Times news librarian Gene Balk crunches the numbers
A blog looking at the changing face of race around our region, initiated by the Pacific Science Center's exhibit "RACE: Are We So Different?
Seattle Times coverage of pot policy, culture and lifestyle.
Times readers share their encounters with the good and the bad.
Neil deGrasse Tyson: ‘I still jump into puddles in the rain’
Young pair practice essence of citizenship
Right wing launches misguided protest against Labor Day
What was wrong with ‘Puyallup Fair’?
Hearing cries for help from Iraq to Auburn
Graphics and Databases
UW defeats Hawaii in season opener, 17-16
Reign lose to Kansas City, 2-1
Sounders defeat the Colorado Rapids, 1-0