Asteroid-bound spacecraft slingshots past Earth Asteroid-bound spacecraft slingshots past Earth
Scientists believe diamonds are under Earth's surface Scientists believe diamonds are under Earth's surface
Life on Earth evolved earlier than previously thought, study says Life on Earth evolved earlier than previously thought, study says
Meat and dairy companies could soon be world's biggest polluters Meat and dairy companies could soon be world's biggest polluters
Earth's oxygen levels rose and fell multiple times before Great Oxidation Event Earth's oxygen levels rose and fell multiple times before Great Oxidation Event
Greenhouse gases were primary drivers of ancient climate change Greenhouse gases were primary drivers of ancient climate change
Harvard scientist claims climate change could be worse than we think Harvard scientist claims climate change could be worse than we think
Earth's carbon dioxide levels highest in 800,000 years Earth's carbon dioxide levels highest in 800,000 years
Supervolcano eruption hinges on local plate tectonics, study says Supervolcano eruption hinges on local plate tectonics, study says
Research suggests melting glaciers are fuelling climate change Research suggests melting glaciers are fuelling climate change
Ancient supercontinents Pannotia crucial for understanding Earth Ancient supercontinents Pannotia crucial for understanding Earth
Ancient Mars could have been cold and still had flowing liquid water Ancient Mars could have been cold and still had flowing liquid water
Chinese space station is falling back to Earth Chinese space station is falling back to Earth
Satellites that monitor Earth's water are nearly out of fuel Satellites that monitor Earth's water are nearly out of fuel
Powerful solar storms erupt from the Sun Powerful solar storms erupt from the Sun
Even small temperature changes can affect marine ecosystems Even small temperature changes can affect marine ecosystems
Northeast states’ cap-and-trade system makes gains against climate change Northeast states' cap-and-trade system makes gains against climate change
Ancient Babylonian tablet contains oldest use of trigonometry Ancient Babylonian tablet contains oldest use of trigonometry
Origins of complex life on earth decoded Origins of complex life on earth decoded
Nearly 100 volcanoes found lurking beneath Antarctica Nearly 100 volcanoes found lurking beneath Antarctica
Four potentially-habitable exoplanets found 12 light years from Earth Four potentially-habitable exoplanets found 12 light years from Earth
100 million black holes in Milky Way galaxy, new study says 100 million black holes in Milky Way galaxy, new study says
New dinosaur species is largest on record New dinosaur species is largest on record
Milky Way covered in 100 million black holes, study reports Milky Way covered in 100 million black holes, study reports
Nine-year-old stumbles on million-year-old stegomastodon Nine-year-old stumbles on million-year-old stegomastodon
Humans arrived in Australia much earlier than thought Humans arrived in Australia much earlier than thought
Ravens can plan ahead, say researchers Ravens can plan ahead, say researchers
Expanding Florida sinkhole engulfs two houses, threatens others Expanding Florida sinkhole engulfs two houses, threatens others
Enormous iceberg breaks off from Antarctica Enormous iceberg breaks off from Antarctica
Sixth mass extinction has begun, say scientists Sixth mass extinction has begun, say scientists
U.S. coral reefs heading for extinction by mid-century U.S. coral reefs heading for extinction by mid-century
Survival capsule designed to withstand tsunamis and earthquakes gets first buyer Survival capsule designed to withstand tsunamis and earthquakes gets first buyer
Climate change could have adverse effects on mental health Climate change could have adverse effects on mental health
Mysterious object discovered beneath Antarctic Mysterious object discovered beneath Antarctic
NASA has discovered a spaceship that was last seen eight years ago NASA has discovered a spaceship that was last seen eight years ago
Ancient otter found to be the size of a wolf Ancient otter found to be the size of a wolf
More than half of primates on Earth face extinction according to new report More than half of primates on Earth face extinction according to new report
Baboons have also had vowels Baboons have also had vowels
The Earth had many moonlets once The Earth had many moonlets once
Antarctic crack grows by 17 kilometers Antarctic crack grows by 17 kilometers
'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.
'Snowball Earth' may have helped give rise to Earth's first animals
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.
99-million-year-old baby bird found trapped in amber
Asteroid-bound spacecraft slingshots past Earth
Gravity assist will alter its trajectory while saving fuel.
Asteroid-bound spacecraft slingshots past Earth
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.
Global warming still likely to harm marine protected areas, study reports
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.
Scientists believe diamonds are under Earth's surface
Antarctic snowfall increased over the last two centuries
Researchers have discovered that snowfall in Antarctica has drastically increased.
Antarctic snowfall increased over the last two centuries
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.
Life on Earth evolved earlier than previously thought, study says
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.
NASA shares chilling image of how much of Earth is on fire
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.
Blocking sunlight to cool Earth decrease global warming crop damage
Earth at risk of heading toward 'hothouse' conditions
A new study warns that Earth is heading toward "hothouse" conditions.
Earth at risk of heading toward 'hothouse' conditions
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.
Plate tectonics are not necessary for human life, study says
Ocean acidification is majorly impacting marine life, study says
Researchers suggest that ocean acidification is having some major negative effects on marine life.
Ocean acidification is majorly impacting marine life, study says
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.
Asteroid that will fly close to Earth on Thursday poses no danger
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.
Alaska coastal towns endangered by rising sea levels as climate-change aid dries up
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.
Meat and dairy companies could soon be 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.
Cloud brightening and 'sun shields' could save Great Barrier Reef, study says
Scientists capture Greenland glacier breaking
A new video captures an iceberg breaking off of an eastern Greenland glacier.
Scientists capture Greenland glacier breaking
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.
Earth's oxygen levels rose and fell multiple times before Great Oxidation Event
The Baltic Sea is experiencing unprecedented oxygen loss
The largest dead zone in the world in in the Baltic Sea.
The Baltic Sea is experiencing unprecedented oxygen loss
Greenhouse gases were primary drivers of ancient climate change
New research suggests that Greenhouse gases were the primary drivers of climate.
Greenhouse gases were primary drivers of ancient climate change
Coldest place on Earth is colder than we thought
The coldest place on Earth dips to temperatures lower than we thought
Coldest place on Earth is colder 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.
Giant hot rock discovered underneath Veromont
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.
Study suggests global sea level rise three times higher than earlier estimates
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.
Scientists find ordered magnetic patterns in disordered magnetic material
Researchers discover giant canyons in Antarctica's South Pole
Researchers have discovered massive canyons underneath the ice of the continent of Antarctica.
Researchers discover giant canyons in Antarctica's South Pole
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.
Harvard scientist claims climate change could be worse 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.
Earth's carbon dioxide levels highest in 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.
U.S. and U.K. agencies team up to examine threats to West Antarctic ice sheet
Supervolcano eruption hinges on local plate tectonics, study says
The eruption of supervolcanoes is influenced by local plate tectonics, according to a new study.
Supervolcano eruption hinges on local plate tectonics, study says
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.
Scientists discover 'Dead Zone' size of Florida 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.
Study links humans to large-mammal extinctions
Research suggests melting glaciers are fuelling climate change
New research highlights a previously unknown vicious circle that suggests that melting glaciers are fuelling climate change.
Research suggests melting glaciers are fuelling climate change
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.
China faces competition after researchers find 'semi-infinite' supply of rare-earth materials in Japan
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 identify key ingredients in Earth's creation
Scientists use simple math trick to predict climate change
A simple math trick could be the key to predicting climate change.
Scientists use simple math trick to predict climate change
Ancient supercontinents Pannotia crucial for understanding Earth
A recent study sheds light on the supercontinent Pannotia, which scientists believe is crucial for better understanding the Earth.
Ancient supercontinents Pannotia crucial for understanding Earth
Ancient Mars could have been cold and still had flowing liquid water
Presence of Antarctic lakes in spite of freezing temperatures inspired study of early Mars.
Ancient Mars could have been cold and still had flowing liquid water
Chinese space station is falling back to Earth
Scientists cannot predict its landing location until hours before re-entry.
Chinese space station is falling back to Earth
OSIRIS-REx spacecraft photographs Earth and Moon
Ten days after Earth gravity assist, MapCam camera looks back on Earth-Moon system.
OSIRIS-REx spacecraft photographs Earth and Moon
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 leads an asteroid “fire drill” as asteroid nears Earth
NASA satellites get first views of calved Antarctic iceberg in sunlight
Future of iceberg and Larsen C ice shelf remain uncertain.
NASA satellites get first views of calved Antarctic iceberg in sunlight
NASA and NOAA satellites follow Hurricane Maria from space
Satellites provide crucial data on storm's structure, temperature, and precipitation levels.
NASA and NOAA satellites follow Hurricane Maria from space
Satellites that monitor Earth's water are nearly out of fuel
Delayed launch of successor means likely gap in data crucial to climate change studies.
Satellites that monitor Earth's water are nearly out of fuel
Transiting Earth could be detected from nine exoplanets
Numerous exoplanet discoveries with this method have led scientists to question whether hypothetical alien civilizations with the same technological level as Earth could detect our planet passing in front of the Sun.
Transiting Earth could be detected from nine exoplanets
Powerful solar storms erupt from the Sun
Numbers assigned within the X-class are based on the flares' intensity. X2s have twice the energy of X1s; X3s have three times the energy of X1s, and so on.
Powerful solar storms erupt from the Sun
Even small temperature changes can affect marine ecosystems
To make this discovery, scientists placed heated panels on the seafloor that were either left at ambient water temperature, or increased by 1 or 2 degrees Celsius in order to represent future temperature.
Even small temperature changes can affect marine ecosystems
Northeast states' cap-and-trade system makes gains against climate change
Businesses potentially make money by cutting their pollution and selling off their permits, while businesses that continue to pollute must pay more for their pollution.
Northeast states’ cap-and-trade system makes gains against climate change
Large asteroid will safely fly by Earth September 1
A massive asteroid will flyby Earth later this month.
Large asteroid will safely fly by Earth September 1
Ancient Babylonian tablet contains oldest use of trigonometry
Prior to the new analysis, researchers had determined that the notations on the tablet displayed a particular numerical pattern of three positive integers, called Pythagorean triples.
Ancient Babylonian tablet contains oldest use of trigonometry
Origins of complex life on earth decoded
The team suggests that life got a kick-start from the huge amounts of nutrients and carbon dumped into the oceans by melting glaciers.
Origins of complex life on earth decoded