Earth's magnetic field may not be heading toward a dramatic flip anytime soon, according to scientists who analyzed anomalies in the planet's invisible shield against solar wind and other radiation.
Earth, our home planet, is the 3rd planet from the sun.
The Siberian tundra could disappear by the year 2500, unless greenhouse gas emissions are dramatically reduced.
For hundreds of millions of years, Earth’s climate has warmed and cooled with natural fluctuations in the level of carbon dioxide (CO₂) in the atmosphere.
A test of whether asteroid surveys could spot a potentially hazardous asteroid successfully rediscovered Apophis and ruled out the possibility of it striking Earth for the next 100 years.
Auroras don't just exist on Earth. Here's what we know about auroras on other planets in the solar system.
A group of 13 telescopes allowed researchers to observe the process behind a unique type of aurora, known as auroral beads, for the first time.
Millions of tons of a type of extremely reactive chemical can form in the atmosphere each year, with implications for health and the global climate.
Atlantic hurricane season begins today (June 1), and several new weather satellites will collect valuable data to improve hurricane forecasting this year.
People in New York can catch the gorgeous "Manhattanhenge" this Memorial Day weekend on May 29 and 30.
High school students in Portugal have programmed a small computer on the International Space Station to measure Earth's magnetic field from orbit
A new type of slowly traveling magnetic wave discovered inside Earth may shed light on some unexplained fluctuations in the planet's magnetic field.
Superheated, acidic water surrounds an underwater volcano dubbed "sharkcano" in fresh imagery from the Landsat 9 satellite.
Three greenhouse gas-detecting satellites will travel to space on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket on May 25 to improve emissions monitoring from space.
A racist usage of the Southern Cross contrasts with Indigenous narratives about the constellation, suggesting the symbol can never be contained within a single defining narrative.
The U.S. military plans to launch satellites to learn more about how radio signals behave in part of the Earth's atmosphere.
The Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha‘apai volcanic eruption in January triggered stronger-than-hurricane winds in the highest layer of Earth's atmosphere, above the edge of space.
Tiny Snake Island has hosted some fierce fighting during the Russian invasion of Ukraine, as new satellite photos show.