A third of Antarctica's vast offshore ice shelves would risk collapse into the ocean if the world warms by 4 degrees Celsius (7.2 degrees Fahrenheit) above pre-industrial levels.
Each year, 5,200 tons of space dust fall to Earth, far outweighing larger meteorites that hit the planet.
La Soufrière volcano on the Caribbean island of St. Vincent erupted explosively Friday, spewing ash tens of thousands of feet into the air.
The permanent oxygenation of Earth's atmosphere took twice as long as previously believed and finally finished up to 100 million years later than expected.
Thousands of acres of greenery in North Carolina were converted to 'ghost forests' in the last three decades, and the trend is expected to continue with climate change.
Exploring volcanic lava tubes in Hawaii helps researchers understand how humans should prepare for living and working on worlds other than Earth.
A severe thunderstorm cloud that formed over the Pacific Ocean in 2018 reached the coldest temperatures ever recorded.
It took a little help from the full moon to free the massive Ever Given cargo ship from its perch stranded across the Suez Canal.
An oil refinery in Indonesia has caught fire after an oil leak that may have been ignited by a lightning strike.
The researchers say the discovery will give them new insights into how the immune system works, as well as enabling them to revise some of the most basic assumptions of immunology.
A rare fireball meteor bright enough to be seen during the day triggered a massive sonic boom over parts of the UK and France.
Revisiting how Earth looks from space could offer scientists clues for finding alien life on distant worlds.
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After a 900-year nap, a volcano in Iceland erupted Friday (March 19), spewing tendrils of molten lava down its flanks and bathing the cloudy night sky in an ominous orange-red.
The world's oldest meteor impact crater is not a crater at all, say scientists of a new study suggesting natural forces put the giant indent into Earth's surface. But the jury is still out.