Tropical Storm Elsa is approaching north Florida's Gulf Coast, with maximum sustained winds of 65 mph (100 km/h).
A towering inferno in the Caspain Sea is believed to have been caused by a rare explosion of a mud volcano in Azerbaijan's oil and gas fields.
Scientists have discovered how subglacial lakes are able to support diverse microbial communities by replicating natural erosion of lake sediments in a lab.
On July 5, 2021, Earth will be at the farthest point in its orbit around the sun, also known as aphelion.
Here's a guide to the Atlantic hurricane season of 2021, including predictions, naming conventions and how to prepare for a storm.
The planet has been losing 33,000 square miles (87,000 square kilometers) of ice coverage each year since 1979.
These bacteria usually eat natural polyesters, like those found in the outer coating of plant cells.
In the chilly Arctic, a long-frozen region is a critical refuge for wildlife that depends on ice. But the so-called Last Ice Area could melt away as Earth warms.
Scientists are concerned that increasing amounts of meltwater could be finding its way into the ocean.
Undulations in the jet stream have caused a heat dome to descend on the Pacific Northwest, leading to record high temperatures in the US and Canada.
Scientists recently found that a fungus resembling zombies' fingers is more widespread in Australia than anyone suspected.
Experts are still investigating what caused the partial collapse of the Champlain Towers South Condo.
Planet Earth is now trapping twice as much heat as it did 14 years ago, according to findings of a new study, which raise concerns about the possible acceleration of climate change.
Live Science will explore the wondrous world of constellations in our new kids video series: Summer School with Live Science.
A severe drought going into the summer is setting up the western United States for water rationing and nasty wildfires.
EU satellites recorded ground temperatures above 118 degrees Fahrenheit in Arctic Siberia on June 20 — the 2021 summer solstice.
The international date line is a concept often fraught with misunderstanding and confusion. But it plays an important role in our lives and a central role in timekeeping.