Planet Earth Archive
15 May 2013, 02:41 PM ET
Massive explosions excavated the Earth when fire met ice.
15 May 2013, 02:37 PM ET
Hold onto your lunch! Watch construction workers complete the tower. The topmost section was lofted into place with an attached camera rolling. Topping out at 1776 feet, it was the 3rd tallest building in the world at the time of completion.
15 May 2013, 01:24 PM ET
Today marks the start of the 2013 Eastern Pacific hurricane season and right on time the first tropical depression of the season has formed.
15 May 2013, 01:00 PM ET
Find has implications for understanding of life on Earth and maybe Mars.
15 May 2013, 10:27 AM ET
This wallpaper shows Mesa Verde National Park in Colorado. Mesa Verde, Spanish for green table, offers a spectacular look into the lives of the Ancestral Pueblo people who made it their home for more than 700 years, from A.D. 600 to A.D. 1300.
14 May 2013, 07:06 PM ET
The wide range of wonderful rocks found in Hawaii.
14 May 2013, 06:21 PM ET
Clean Air Act challenge continues, can its protections?
14 May 2013, 05:38 PM ET
Lake Michigan is the only Great Lake located entirely in the United States.
14 May 2013, 05:06 PM ET
A single-day cleanup netted 41 blue whales' worth of trash.
14 May 2013, 04:03 PM ET
A 13,000-foot-wide glacier breaks off into a fjord.
14 May 2013, 02:29 PM ET
Snow cover has declined an estimated 20 percent across the entire range since 1980.
14 May 2013, 01:19 PM ET
Study finds shrinking glaciers at Mount Everest.
14 May 2013, 12:12 PM ET
Hydroponic gardening is the best way to grow planet life in a small space like an NYC apartment, but it also requires keeping the nutrient rich water correctly balanced. Start-up Bitponics has created a sensor designed to automate much of the work.
14 May 2013, 10:39 AM ET
Researchers from Swansea University in the United Kingdom working near Greenland's Helheim Glacier spotted a spectacular calving event on July 12, 2010. They captured the glacier dropping icebergs into the fjord in this time-lapse video.
14 May 2013, 10:35 AM ET
Dozens of gorgeous minerals up for auction on June 2, 2013.
14 May 2013, 10:34 AM ET
It felt more like late March than May across the Midwest and the interior mid-Atlantic on Sunday and Monday.
14 May 2013, 09:19 AM ET
Hippie associations aside, marijuana cultivation is typically energy-intensive.
13 May 2013, 05:33 PM ET
Case studies detail ecosystems at risk.
13 May 2013, 05:30 PM ET
Sea-level rise and fall shapes coral atolls.
13 May 2013, 04:36 PM ET
A new strain was developed using ancient grasses.
13 May 2013, 04:06 PM ET
The plankton blooms occur most springs.
13 May 2013, 02:41 PM ET
A widespread frost and freeze is expected Monday night and Tuesday morning from New York to North Carolina.
13 May 2013, 02:36 PM ET
There are 300 nesting pairs in the upper Midwest.
13 May 2013, 02:02 PM ET
The largest Great Lake is superior in more ways than one.
13 May 2013, 02:01 PM ET
The winner will get $15,000 and other prizes.