New research into the height of a very remote Andean plateau reveals just the latest surprise from the Earth's second-greatest mountain belt.
Open ocean clouds have been found to contain biological substances that can be traced to the waters where they formed.
The oceans are a lot more uncharted than our maps would have us believe. New satellite technology can help fill in the seafloor gaps.
Sea lions respond to military-style sonar in a new study to try and find out how to protect the marine mammals from harm.
The world's the largest artificial wave machine in surfing history is planned for construction in the United States.
Petrified trees have been unearthed that are nearly as tall as the world's highest trees today. Here's the story of their discovery and what it tells us about tall trees in general.
Daily satellite data updates, loads of historical data and up-to-the-minute analysis help make this website the go-to place for info on Earth's second largest block of ice.
Earth's most massive eruption is happening right now, but a new discovery hints that we need to re-evaluate what that eruption is telling us about the nature of our planet.