Satellite observations of Antarctic ice shelves reveal a dramatic loss of ice, with 74 trillion tons of water released into the ocean since 1997 — evidence of climate change's impact on the region.
Watermeal is Earth’s smallest flowering plant found floating in pinhead-sized clumps. It could have a big impact on space exploration, providing food and oxygen for future astronauts.
A long-lost tectonic plate dubbed 'Pontus' that was a quarter of the size of the Pacific Ocean was discovered by chance by scientists studying ancient rocks in Borneo.
Atoms within the enormous ball of iron in Earth's inner core may move around much more than previously thought, which could explain recent findings about the core's surprising softness.
We’ve got geophysics to thank for preventing our precious metals from sinking to Earth’s core.
There are 10 primary types of clouds on Earth. Here you can learn about what they're made of, how they form and how they are classified.
Hefty iceberg D-30A has collided with Clarence Island — an important refuge for breeding penguins in Antarctica. But luckily, the penguins weren't at home when the berg struck.
New research indicates that the number of migrating birds decreases during severe space weather events. They are also more prone to becoming lost.
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