Intruding stars may have thrown Earth's orbit off-kilter in the past, causing shifts in our planet's climate, a new study suggests.
A vital Atlantic current that includes the Gulf Stream and keeps our climate in check may be giving off a warning sign of collapse.
More than 700 million years ago, our planet would have been unlivable due to an extreme ice age, and Australian geologists have a suggestion as to how this could have happened.
"It's going to teach us about the oceans in the same way that Webb is teaching us about the cosmos."
Lake Rotorua, which sits at the heart of a dormant volcano and is the setting for one of New Zealand's most famous Māori love stories, has been mapped in detail for the 1st time.
Solidified lava surrounds the small Icelandic town of Grindavík in a new photo from the European Space Agency's Copernicus Sentinel-2, following recent volcanic eruptions.
Scientists have investigated the chemistry needed to give rise to prebiotic molecules that led to the emergence of life on early Earth using blockchain technology.
Giant exploding craters only known to exist on Russia's permafrost-covered Yamal and Gydan peninsulas may result from a specific set of conditions not found elsewhere in the Arctic.
Millions of dollars invested in NOAA's Fire Weather research efforts will support wildfire preparedness and response across the United States.
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