You might not have hundreds of thousands of dollars for a seat on Richard Branson’s private shuttle, but here's the next best thing: the chance to see the earth from space,...
A volcanic eruption has raised an island in the seas to the far south of Tokyo, the Japanese coast guard and earthquake experts said.
Earthquakes deep below West Antarctica reveal an active volcano hidden beneath the massive ice sheet, researchers say.
After lingering in its birthing bay for nearly six months, an Antarctic iceberg the size of Singapore is finally heading out to sea.
Scientists have discovered what may be the earliest sign of life on Earth. Remains of nearly 3.5-billion-year-old bacteria has been found in north-west Australia.
Whether they're cracking open rocks or scanning tiny changes in topography, geologists already work in three dimensions.
Tiny puffs of air from 1.5 million years ago may be locked inside bubbles in the ice nearly two miles beneath Antarctica’s surface. That ancient air, if it exists, would be the...
An enormous debris field is creeping toward the U.S. in the wake of the massive earthquake and tsunami that shook Japan in 2011, killing nearly 16,000 people and launching 1.5...