The story behind an oddball sky glow endearingly named "Steve" is revealed in a new documentary. Here's why the light show captivated aurora chasers.
Five people have been confirmed dead, 31 remain in hospital with injuries and eight are still missing after sudden volcanic eruptions on White Island off New Zealand.
A volcano erupted violently on a New Zealand island today local time, sending ash up to 12,000 feet (3,700 meters) into the air, leaving five people dead and many missing.
A newfound volcano discovered near Minamitorishima Island, Japan, is a mere 3 million years old, which is quite young for the area.
The 2018 eruption of Kilauea in Hawaii featured the spectacular collapse of the volcano's caldera, creating a hole nearly as deep as One World Trade Center in New York City is tall at its summit.
A new study suggests that plants that are stressed by drought or physical damage may emit ultrasonic squeals.
The drainage of meltwater lakes may be making Greenland more unstable than scientists previously realized.
In the most comprehensive assessment of its kind, researchers find that 100 endemic Australian species living in 1788 are now extinct.
Venice is in a state of emergency as the Italian city braces from one of the worst floods in its history.
This alien-like world is filled with hydrothermal pools that are some of the most extreme environments on the planet
Experts once thought that older, more robust sea ice in the Arctic was mostly safe from melting — but that may not be the case.
The Nile River may have emerged around 30 million years ago, driven by the motion of Earth’s mantle.
A new model of the whole Earth shows how the mantle and crust drive the movement of tectonic plates as well as the creation and destruction of supercontinents.
Taku glacier in Juneau, Alaska, is the world's thickest mountain glacier and was supposed to continue growing through the end of the century. Now, it's losing ground due to climate change.
The man, known as Lobo, was just one of at least 135 indigenous people murdered in the Amazon over the last year.
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