When the world shakes, so does Antarctica's ice, according to a study presented here April 19 at the Seismological Society of America's annual meeting.
It's a day to celebrate the most famous mother of all — Mother Earth. This Monday (April 22) marks the 43rd Earth Day, with more than 1 billion people in 192 countries expected to participate in...
Last year, a group of Australian researchers "undiscovered" an island the size of Manhattan in the South Pacific
Yellowstone's underground volcanic plumbing is bigger and better connected than scientists thought, researchers said Wednesday.
More Earth-gazing satellites are needed to better understand the phenomenon of so-called dark lightning, according to researchers speaking at a meeting of the European Geosciences Union in Vienna.
NASA’s James Hansen, a controversial and highly vocal voice of alarm about the planet’s changing climate, will retire as the director of the Goddard space institute, NASA announced Tuesday -- and...
The "artists" behind bizarre, barren, grassless rings dotting the desert of Southwest Africa have been found lurking right at scientists' feet: termites.
In the small town of Eden, N.Y., the appearance of mysterious circles in a frozen pond has residents baffled.