Astronomers detected the first-known 'space hurricane' raging over the North Pole for 8 hours in 2014, a new study found.
The Gulf Stream, one of Earth's major climate-regulating currents, is flowing slower now than it has in 1600 years. Climate change could kill it.
Mount Etna, Europe's most active volcano, has been erupting for nearly two weeks straight, and the photos are stunning.
Archaeologists uncovered an illegal 1920s-era liquor still in South Carolina that may have been linked to Al Capone's criminal empire.
The world's largest iceberg has disintegrated into an 'alphabet soup' of mini ice island, new NASA imagery shows.
When a star collapses into a white dwarf, it throws its solar system into total chaos. Sometimes, that chaos leaves a mark in its atmosphere.
For a billion years Earth's mountains stopped growing, and may have starved the sea of nutrients, new research finds.
Part of a glacier collapsed in the Indian Himalayas, triggering an avalanche that destroyed one dam and damaged another. Hundreds are feared missing or dead.
Mouse sperm carrying a genetic sequence called the t-haplotype will poison their competitors, then make an 'antidote' only for themselves, new research finds.
The world's largest iceberg broke off of Antarctica in 2017; now, it's shattering into more than a dozen pieces.
The Madagascar chameleon Brookesia nana measures half an inch long, and may be critically endangered. He also has huge genitals
Minimoon SO 2020, a rocket booster that has been orbiting Earth for about 60 years, will drift off forever next month.
The infamous Dyatlov Pass incident, where 9 hikers died under mysterious circumstances, just got its first scientific explanation after 60 years of speculation.
This hazy spiral galaxy is one of the largest in the Virgo cluster — a collection of more than 2,000 galaxies.
Italian divers discovered the corpse of a large finback whale near Naples. Authorities say it could be one of the largest whales ever found in the Mediterranean.
The dunes of the northwestern Sahara desert were streaked with ice on Tuesday, creating a surreal landscape
Researchers discover 300 novel microbes living near the blazing hot jets of an underwater volcano near New Zealand
A triple-threat of climate change, biodiversity loss and overpopulation is bearing down on Earth, a new paper from 17 scientists warns.
The CIA just turned over 2,700 pages of UFO-related material to The Black Vault, a free repository of UFO records online.