The whopping stone measures 1,098 carats, just a bit less than the second-largest diamond ever found.
A set of sinuous lines found in the Thar Desert of India may be the largest geoglyph ever discovered.
A large 40-foot-wide sinkhole opened suddenly near South Australia's ancient Limestone Coast, threatening to break away even more
Nearly one-third of the 3 million simulations run by scientists showed disastrous effects within 2 degrees of warming, and scientists say their estimates are conservative.
The American Museum of Natural History's Hall of Gems and Minerals is newly renovated and reopens with "Beautiful Creatures," an exhibit of stunning jewelry inspired by animals.
Live Science will explore the eruptive realm of acid-base chemistry in our new kids video series: Summer School with Live Science.
New seismic models show that Earth's inner core may be growing faster in the east than in the west, creating a 'lopsided' pattern at the center of our planet.
Greenhouse gases are atmospheric gases that absorb infrared radiation and trap heat in the atmosphere. Increases in emissions of these gases are leading to climate change and global warming.
An expedition to the French Alps is revealing the biology of "glacier blood" and how it is impacted by climate change.
A burning container ship dumped tons of plastic debris onto Sri Lanka's beaches, prompting a widespread environmental disaster.
Scientists now think they understand how gold can form veins thicker than a man's forearm: the clumping of gold nanoparticles.
The 2021 Atlantic hurricane season has officially begun, and it's expected to bring a higher-than-average number of storms in the months ahead.
Satellite observations of different climate variables don't quite add up, suggesting these measurements might be missing something about the atmosphere.
Blame plate tectonics for Earth’s mountains, earthquakes, volcanoes, and why its continents fit together like pieces of a giant jigsaw puzzle.
Officials have returned stolen cactuses to Chile, after recovering the rare plants during two raids in Italy in 2020.