The Nord Stream natural gas pipeline leak may not cause a noticeable warming of the climate but still "damage to infrastructure such as this should be avoided," scientists say.
The world will warm beyond the 1.5 degrees Celsius threshold set out to avoid the worst consequences of climate change but can cool back down if timely action is taken, scientists say.
Greenland's largest ice sheet is thawing at a much higher rate than expected, a new study has revealed, suggesting it will add six times more water to rising sea levels than previously thought.
In the depths of an Alpine mountain range, a researcher is searching for life that might look just like that on other planets.
The James Webb Space Telescope's supercold camera MIRI is back in full science mode after a technical problem on its grating wheel forced scientists to halt some observations.
Scientists have sent a batch of seeds to the International Space Station to create new strains of agricultural plants resistant to climate change.
Planets and stars are almost like parents and children, a new study suggests: The smaller bodies keep the larger ones active, helping them stay young for longer.
Astronomers have confirmed that a suspicious space rock that hit Earth in 2014 came from another star system, predating the famous interstellar visitor 'Oumuamua by three years.
A unique observatory buried in pristine Antarctic ice detected a stream of elusive neutrino particles streaming from the center of a distant galaxy obscured with dust.
The Hunga Tonga volcanic eruption that sent shockwaves through Earth in January 2022 generated the highest volcanic cloud since at least the Krakatoa eruption of 1883, scientists have found.
The European continent is bearing the brunt of climate change, warming at a rate that is twice as fast as the global average, a new report found.
Scientists are developing a new method that uses satellite images to assess how coral reefs fare amid climate change.
Black holes have properties characteristic of quantum particles, a new study reveals, suggesting that the puzzling cosmic objects can be at the same time heavy and light.
British rocket startup Orbex has signed a 50-year lease to develop and operate its home spaceport in the north of Scotland.
A giant asteroid that might one day cross paths with Earth has been discovered hiding in the glare of the sun.
The European Solar Orbiter spacecraft took the highest-resolution video ever of the upper layer of the sun's atmosphere, the corona.
Reference From charting constellations to analyzing exoplanet atmospheres and imaging edges of black holes, astronomy has always strived to understand the nature of the universe and our place in it.
A private space mission will study how solar flares generated by nearby stars can affect habitability of exoplanets in their orbit.
The James Webb Space Telescope photographed a collision of two galaxies that's sparking a flurry of star formation invisible to other telescopes.
The James Webb Space Telescope's view of the famous "Pillars of Creation" reveals cosmic processes like never before. Here is what makes astronomers so excited.
A fleet of space telescopes unexpectedly detected the record-breaking gamma-ray burst GRB221009A on Sunday, (Oct.9), making operators concerned about the odd signal.
Changes in Earth's atmosphere resulting from climate change are working against efforts to clean dangerous debris out of orbit around Earth.
The science goals set for Europe's beleaguered ExoMars rover are still unique, European Space Agency said, as it laid down plans to ask member states to fund a new homegrown descent module.
Europe's new Ariane 6 heavy-lift rocket won't launch before late 2023, but Europe is already planning out a future reusable second stage and homegrown astronaut taxis.
NASA's WISE mission has a dramatic view of the universe based on more than a decade of research, gazing into the deep sky with infrared vision.