Global warming causing more powerful hurricanes
The number of hurricanes are increasing and global warming is to blame, say scientists.
Global warming causing more powerful hurricanes
The number of hurricanes are increasing and global warming is to blame, say scientists.
Scientists unearth evidence of ancient human 'ghost population'
Around 124,000 years ago, this population bred with the ancestors of modern west Africans.
'Snowball Earth' may have helped give rise to Earth's first animals
Those new conditions perfectly allowed algae to spread across the globe. That then created the burst of energy needed for more complex organisms to thrive.
99-million-year-old baby bird found trapped in amber
The fossilized hatchling was a member of the bird group known as enantiornithes, which disappeared along with dinosaurs some 65 million years ago.
Global warming still likely to harm marine protected areas, study reports
Scientists have found that global warming is still on pace to harm the Earth's oceans.
Death toll from Indonesia earthquake rises to 347: reports
Death toll from the devastating earthquake that rocked the Indonesian island of Lombok on Sunday has risen to 347.
Study reveals new clues about Great Dying, Earth's largest mass extinction
A new study sheds light on the potential cause of the End-Permian Extinction 250 million years ago.
Antarctic snowfall increased over the last two centuries
Researchers have discovered that snowfall in Antarctica has drastically increased.
NASA shares chilling image of how much of Earth is on fire
An image from NASA's Worldview program shows the shocking amount of fires burning across the Earth.
A magnitude 6.1 earthquake hits Japan, killing 4: reports
At least four people have died while more than 350 others injured after a magnitude 6.1 earthquake rocked the Osaka region of western Japan on Monday, NHK reported.
Blocking sunlight to cool Earth decrease global warming crop damage
A new study suggests that blocking sunlight might not be an effective way to prevent crop damage from global warming.
Earth at risk of heading toward 'hothouse' conditions
A new study warns that Earth is heading toward "hothouse" conditions.
Scientists pinpoint exoplanets where life could develop as it did on Earth
A new study identified exoplanets with the potential to develop life in the same manner as the Earth.
Plate tectonics are not necessary for human life, study says
A new study suggests that plate tectonics might not be needed to support life, which contradicts previous beliefs.
Ocean acidification is majorly impacting marine life, study says
Researchers suggest that ocean acidification is having some major negative effects on marine life.
Asteroid that will fly close to Earth on Thursday poses no danger
Astronomers will have opportunity to observe a complete rotation of the object in just one night.
Alaska coastal towns endangered by rising sea levels as climate-change aid dries up
Shishmaref's residents voted in August to relocate to the mainland, but they have no funding to do so. Newtok requested federal funds in January to help its residents relocate but has so far been left emptyhanded.
Cloud brightening and 'sun shields' could save Great Barrier Reef, study says
Australia is planning on conducting some unique experiments to save the Great Barrier Reef.
Rare asteroid binary discovered in near-Earth orbit
Researchers just discovered a rare asteroid binary, 2017 YE5, in near-Earth orbit.
Earth might be harboring a quadrillion tons of diamonds
Researchers believe that there are more than a quadrillion tons of diamonds more than 100 miles underneath the surface of the Earth's interior.
Scientists capture Greenland glacier breaking
A new video captures an iceberg breaking off of an eastern Greenland glacier.
The Baltic Sea is experiencing unprecedented oxygen loss
The largest dead zone in the world in in the Baltic Sea.
Coldest place on Earth is colder than we thought
The coldest place on Earth dips to temperatures lower than we thought
Giant hot rock discovered underneath Veromont
A new study found a giant hot rock underneath Vermont that also extends into other subterranean New England regions.
Study suggests global sea level rise three times higher than earlier estimates
Global sea level rise due to climate change is three times higher than earlier.
Scientists discover ancient interstellar dust that formed the Earth and solar system
Scientists may have revolutionized the understanding of how all planetary systems.
Antarctic iceberg melting near Earth's equator
Warm water will likely inundate the iceberg, causing it to disintegrate.
Scientists find ordered magnetic patterns in disordered magnetic material
Tests revealed a dominant chirality in the magnetic properties of domain walls that may be flipped, enabling spintronics and variant fields of research.
Researchers discover giant canyons in Antarctica's South Pole
Researchers have discovered massive canyons underneath the ice of the continent of Antarctica.
U.S. and U.K. agencies team up to examine threats to West Antarctic ice sheet
Researchers collaborate to explore the at-risk Thwaites glacier hoping to find answers about the future of climate change.
Scientists discover 'Dead Zone' size of Florida in the Arabian Sea
A "dead zone" the size of Florida is threatening marine life in the Arabian Sea.
Study links humans to large-mammal extinctions
A new study suggests that humans are responsible for the recent wave of size-based extinctions.
China faces competition after researchers find 'semi-infinite' supply of rare-earth materials in Japan
Most of the world relies on China for these materials, however that may change after Japan's discovery.
Scientists identify key ingredients in Earth's creation
A new study suggests that sulfites and bisulfites might be the key to understanding the evolution of life during the Earth's early days.
Scientists use simple math trick to predict climate change
A simple math trick could be the key to predicting climate change.
OSIRIS-REx spacecraft photographs Earth and Moon
Ten days after Earth gravity assist, MapCam camera looks back on Earth-Moon system.
NASA leads an asteroid "fire drill" as asteroid nears Earth
The network's test is going well so far and is monitoring the asteroid as expected, according to NASA researchers.
NASA satellites get first views of calved Antarctic iceberg in sunlight
Future of iceberg and Larsen C ice shelf remain uncertain.
NASA and NOAA satellites follow Hurricane Maria from space
Satellites provide crucial data on storm's structure, temperature, and precipitation levels.
Carbon capture is key to meeting climate goals
Large-scale underground storage of carbon dioxide could help thwart the worst effects of global warming.
Global warming causing more powerful hurricanes
The number of hurricanes are increasing and global warming is to blame, say scientists.
Global warming causing more powerful hurricanes
The number of hurricanes are increasing and global warming is to blame, say scientists.
Earth has a second (tiny) moon, astronomers say
The asteroid, dubbed 2020 CD3, measures just 6 feet across and 11 feet long.
Scientists unearth evidence of ancient human 'ghost population'
Around 124,000 years ago, this population bred with the ancestors of modern west Africans.
Massive Earthquake Knocks Out Puerto Rico's Electric Grid Again
Puerto Rico lost power again this week due to an earthquake.
Archaeologists unearth long-lost Aztec tower of skulls
The tower was described in contemporary accounts of the Spanish conquistadores when they captured the Aztec capital of Tenochtitlan, which later became Mexico City.
100-year-old fruitcake found in Antarctica in 'excellent condition'
Conservators with the Antarctic Heritage Trust, based in New Zealand, recently found the fruitcake in a hut at Cape Adare, the oldest building in Antarctica.
'Snowball Earth' may have helped give rise to Earth's first animals
Those new conditions perfectly allowed algae to spread across the globe. That then created the burst of energy needed for more complex organisms to thrive.
99-million-year-old baby bird found trapped in amber
The fossilized hatchling was a member of the bird group known as enantiornithes, which disappeared along with dinosaurs some 65 million years ago.
Asteroid-bound spacecraft slingshots past Earth
Gravity assist will alter its trajectory while saving fuel.
Global warming still likely to harm marine protected areas, study reports
Scientists have found that global warming is still on pace to harm the Earth's oceans.
Death toll from Indonesia earthquake rises to 347: reports
Death toll from the devastating earthquake that rocked the Indonesian island of Lombok on Sunday has risen to 347.
Scientists believe diamonds are under Earth's surface
According to a team of scientists, there may be quadrillion tons of diamonds under the surface of Earth.
Study reveals new clues about Great Dying, Earth's largest mass extinction
A new study sheds light on the potential cause of the End-Permian Extinction 250 million years ago.
Climate change could make Earth's ecosystems unrecognizable
A new study suggests that changes in the Earth's vegetation due to climate change could make some of its ecosystems unrecognizable.
Antarctic snowfall increased over the last two centuries
Researchers have discovered that snowfall in Antarctica has drastically increased.
Life on Earth evolved earlier than previously thought, study says
A new timescale of life on Earth suggests that it evolved much earlier than we thought.
NASA shares chilling image of how much of Earth is on fire
An image from NASA's Worldview program shows the shocking amount of fires burning across the Earth.
A magnitude 6.1 earthquake hits Japan, killing 4: reports
At least four people have died while more than 350 others injured after a magnitude 6.1 earthquake rocked the Osaka region of western Japan on Monday, NHK reported.
Blocking sunlight to cool Earth decrease global warming crop damage
A new study suggests that blocking sunlight might not be an effective way to prevent crop damage from global warming.
Earth at risk of heading toward 'hothouse' conditions
A new study warns that Earth is heading toward "hothouse" conditions.
Scientists explores what would happen if Earth was made of blueberries
A new study explores what would happen if the Earth spontaneously transformed into blueberries.
Scientists pinpoint exoplanets where life could develop as it did on Earth
A new study identified exoplanets with the potential to develop life in the same manner as the Earth.
Plate tectonics are not necessary for human life, study says
A new study suggests that plate tectonics might not be needed to support life, which contradicts previous beliefs.
Ocean acidification is majorly impacting marine life, study says
Researchers suggest that ocean acidification is having some major negative effects on marine life.
Asteroid that will fly close to Earth on Thursday poses no danger
Astronomers will have opportunity to observe a complete rotation of the object in just one night.
Alaska coastal towns endangered by rising sea levels as climate-change aid dries up
Shishmaref's residents voted in August to relocate to the mainland, but they have no funding to do so. Newtok requested federal funds in January to help its residents relocate but has so far been left emptyhanded.
Meat and dairy companies could soon be world's biggest polluters
A new report suggests that meat and dairy companies are on track to become the world's biggest polluters.
Cloud brightening and 'sun shields' could save Great Barrier Reef, study says
Australia is planning on conducting some unique experiments to save the Great Barrier Reef.
Rare asteroid binary discovered in near-Earth orbit
Researchers just discovered a rare asteroid binary, 2017 YE5, in near-Earth orbit.
Earth might be harboring a quadrillion tons of diamonds
Researchers believe that there are more than a quadrillion tons of diamonds more than 100 miles underneath the surface of the Earth's interior.
Scientists capture Greenland glacier breaking
A new video captures an iceberg breaking off of an eastern Greenland glacier.
Earth's oxygen levels rose and fell multiple times before Great Oxidation Event
A new study sheds light on the complexity of the Earth's oxygenation.
The Baltic Sea is experiencing unprecedented oxygen loss
The largest dead zone in the world in in the Baltic Sea.
Greenhouse gases were primary drivers of ancient climate change
New research suggests that Greenhouse gases were the primary drivers of climate.
Earth's first animals caused global warming
The research suggests that the earliest ocean animals began breaking down the organic matter located on the seafloor.
Study reveals more clues of Earth-like exoplanets
A new study sheds light on an exoplanet that likely has a stable climate with regular seasons.
Coldest place on Earth is colder than we thought
The coldest place on Earth dips to temperatures lower than we thought
Giant hot rock discovered underneath Veromont
A new study found a giant hot rock underneath Vermont that also extends into other subterranean New England regions.
NASA unveils new plan to protect Earth from asteroids
NASA just released the "National Near-Earth Object Preparedness Strategy and Action Plan,".
Study suggests global sea level rise three times higher than earlier estimates
Global sea level rise due to climate change is three times higher than earlier.
Scientists discover ancient interstellar dust that formed the Earth and solar system
Scientists may have revolutionized the understanding of how all planetary systems.
Antarctic iceberg melting near Earth's equator
Warm water will likely inundate the iceberg, causing it to disintegrate.
Scientists find ordered magnetic patterns in disordered magnetic material
Tests revealed a dominant chirality in the magnetic properties of domain walls that may be flipped, enabling spintronics and variant fields of research.
Researchers discover giant canyons in Antarctica's South Pole
Researchers have discovered massive canyons underneath the ice of the continent of Antarctica.
Harvard scientist claims climate change could be worse than we think
A Harvard scientist suggests that climate change might be wreaking more havoc on the Earth than we think.
Earth's carbon dioxide levels highest in 800,000 years
Last month, the Earth's carbon dioxide levels reached the highest level in at least 800,000 years.
U.S. and U.K. agencies team up to examine threats to West Antarctic ice sheet
Researchers collaborate to explore the at-risk Thwaites glacier hoping to find answers about the future of climate change.
Supervolcano eruption hinges on local plate tectonics, study says
The eruption of supervolcanoes is influenced by local plate tectonics, according to a new study.