Could a devastating comet impact in Earth's distant past have forever changed human civilization?
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.
Most major geological events in Earth's recent history have clustered in 27.5-million-year intervals — a pattern that scientists are now calling the "pulse of the Earth."
From chemistry experiments to Earth science explorations, these Prime Day discounts offer a number of science-minded activities.
Even if humans have trouble telling time in the "land of the midnight sun," many animals can adjust their schedules to the summer solstice.
The number of people visiting national parks is on the rise as pandemic restrictions ease, causing longer lines and putting a strain on the environment.
Live Science will explore the critical field of engineering in our new kids video series: Summer School with Live Science.
Temperatures over 120 degrees Fahrenheit are part of a "heat dome" scorching the western United States.
The whopping stone measures 1,098 carats, just a bit less than the second-largest diamond ever found.
A set of sinuous lines found in the Thar Desert of India may be the largest geoglyph ever discovered.
A large 40-foot-wide sinkhole opened suddenly near South Australia's ancient Limestone Coast, threatening to break away even more
Nearly one-third of the 3 million simulations run by scientists showed disastrous effects within 2 degrees of warming, and scientists say their estimates are conservative.