A new study into a cold patch of the Arctic, known as the "Blue Blob," has shown that it is slowing the rate Iceland's glaciers are melting, but only for a few more decades.
In a new collaborative report, NASA and other U.S. government agencies have found that sea levels will rise up to a foot by 2050.
Reference Gases are a state of matter with no fixed shape or volume. They have a lower density than solids and liquids.
Scientists have confirmed that a 58-foot rogue wave detected by a monitoring buoy off the coast of Canada in 2020 is the 'most extreme' ever recorded.
Reference Protists are one of the six kingdoms of life. They are simple eukaryotic microorganisms that do not fall into the plant, animal, bacteria or fungus groups.
A once-in-a-century wave that struck a cargo ship 25 years ago caused the worst toy-related environmental disaster of all time, known as the Great Lego Spill.
The Geiger-Marsden experiment, also called the gold foil experiment, gave physicists their first view of the structure of the atomic nucleus.
Reference Seasons are periods of the year with distinct weather conditions and day lengths. Earth's four seasons are spring, summer, autumn (fall) and winter.
Using satellite data, scientists have mapped massive methane plumes caused by human activities around the world.
A new image from the Landsat 8 satellite shows the contrast of artificial snow against an otherwise snowless mountain at the Winter Olympics in China.
The COVID-19 pandemic is one of the primary reasons for the recent upward trajectory of gas prices. Here's how.
Reference Friction plays an important part in many everyday processes, such as converting the energy of motion into heat.
Geologists have dated mountains all over the world, allowing them to discover some of the oldest and youngest ranges on the planet.
The ocean floor is filled with undiscovered evolutionary lineages that help to regulate Earth's climate, a new global study of DNA in deep-ocean sediments finds.
Scientists detected two ancient ranges of 'supermountains' that criss-crossed the Earth hundreds of millions of years ago — and may have jump-started animal evolution.