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A powerful underwater volcano eruption in Tonga on Saturday (Jan. 15) was captured as it happened in stunning satellite images.
A tsunami triggered by the explosive eruption of the underwater Tonga volcano in the Pacific Ocean slammed the shoreline of the Pacific nation Saturday (Jan. 15).
A satellite image captured by Landsat 8 shows Mount Vesuvius "peering" through an eerily circular hole in the clouds.
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Turkmenistan's president Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov ordered experts to close the 'Gates of Hell' - crater of burning natural gas in the Karakum desert
Archaeologists have unearthed the bones of a young man and a dog killed by an ancient tsunami along the Aegean coast.
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A collision with a Mars-size planet 4.5 billion years ago may have left a permanent impact on our planet's deep mantle.
Deforestation can include clearing the land for farming or livestock, or using the timber for fuel, construction or manufacturing.
The Periodic Table, first created by Dmitri Mendeleev, organizes all of the known elements in an informative array.
Do scientists know if Earth is shrinking or expanding, and if this difference over time will threaten life on our planet?
Scientists have just created the world's lightest form of magnesium — a never-before-seen isotope with just six neutrons in its atomic nuclei.
Rainforests are home to half of the world's plant and animal species. Here are the five largest rainforests in the world.
The Natural History Museum in London described more than 500 new species in 2021, including massive extinct dinosaurs and tiny shrimp-like crustaceans.
World leading naturalist E.O. Wilson has passed away at the age of 92. He was known as "Darwin’s natural heir" and the world's top authority on the study of ants.