Part of a glacier collapsed in the Indian Himalayas, triggering an avalanche that destroyed one dam and damaged another. Hundreds are feared missing or dead.
Sea levels will probably rise faster than the most mainstream climate models predict, according to a new study.
Scientists have finally uncovered some of the basic chemical properties of einsteinium — one of the hardest elements to study.
At least twice, the Arctic Ocean was a freshwater pool cut off from other oceans and capped with almost 3,000 feet of ice.
Blame plate tectonics for Earth’s mountains, earthquakes, volcanoes, and why its continents fit together like pieces of a giant jigsaw puzzle.
The world's largest iceberg broke off of Antarctica in 2017; now, it's shattering into more than a dozen pieces.
The Greenland Ice Sheet is one of the largest ice sheets in the world. But it might not be for much longer, if Earth continues to warm.
More than half-a-billion years ago, ancient terrestrial fungus may have helped Earth recover from a catastrophic ice age.
The Doomsday Clock — a hypothetical clock that measures our nearness to utter annihilation, represented by the midnight hour — maintains last year's time.
An agate discovered in Brazil bears a remarkable resemblance to the Sesame Street muppet Cookie Monster.
Scientists have discovered what causes the algal blooms that are responsible for the "dark zone" in Greenland's melting ice sheet.
The dunes of the northwestern Sahara desert were streaked with ice on Tuesday, creating a surreal landscape
Researchers discover 300 novel microbes living near the blazing hot jets of an underwater volcano near New Zealand