Nevada is a state in the Western region of the United States. It is bordered by Oregon to the northwest, Idaho to the northeast, California to the west, Arizona to the southeast, and Utah to the east. Nevada is the 7th-most extensive, the 32nd-most populous, and the 9th-least densely populated of the U.S. states. Nearly three-quarters of Nevada's people live in Clark County, which contains the Las Vegas–Paradise metropolitan area, including three of the state's four largest incorporated cities. Nevada's capital is Carson City while the largest city is Las Vegas. Nevada is officially known as the "Silver State" because of the importance of silver to its history and economy. It is also known as the "Battle Born State" because it achieved statehood during the Civil War; as the "Sagebrush State", for the native plant of the same name; and as the "Sage-hen State".

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Growing numbers of Native American households in Nevada face plumbing poverty, water quality problems

Wild Fluctuations in Sierra Nevada Snow – Alternating Extremes on California Mountain Range

Nevada Air Cadets to Hear from NASA Astronauts Aboard Space Station

Large ocean fossil discovered in Nevada could hold key to aquatic evolution

244-Million-Year-Old Giant Ichthyosaur Unearthed in Nevada

55-foot-long Triassic sea monster discovered in Nevada

Fossils From One of the World’s First Reefs Can Be Found on Mountains in Nevada. Archaeocyaths were the original reef builders, and one of the best places to see them is in the desert

The Sierra Nevada Might Have Two Geological Birthdays – One Old And One Young

Climate Change Increases Chance of Wildfires in California

Sierra Nevada range should celebrate two birthdays

How Climate Change Helped Fires Cross the Sierra Nevada for the First Time

Study reveals dramatic impact of climate change in the Sierra Nevada

Drought and climate change shift tree disease in Sierra Nevada

NASA is looking for proposals from educational institutions and nonprofit organizations to fly CubeSats through its CSLI program. They're particularly interested in proposals from Delaware, Mississippi, Nevada, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota and Wyoming.

A Long View of Sierra Nevada Snow

‘Bones of Great Beasts;’ Hundreds Of Prehistoric Fossils Discovered In EBMUD’s Mokelumne River Watershed [Central Sierra Nevada foothills E of Lodi]

Sierra Nevada Corporation to spin off space division to build a "Vibrant low-Earth orbit economy”

Billionaire-owned Sierra Nevada Corp. creating new space company to bet on a low-Earth orbit economy

Sierra Nevada Corp. Announces Plans for Inflatable Commercial Space Station

Sierra Nevada, prepping for Florida launch and landing, unveils space station concept