With enough heat and oxygen, diamonds will burn.
A new interactive map visualizes how Earth's continents evolved from about 750 million years ago to today.
The strongest Gulf hurricane since Katrina barrelled ashore in southwestern Louisiana early this morning (Aug. 27). Floodwaters may not recede for days.
A hidden, deep-sea 'hotspot' is carving away this East Antarctic ice shelf from below, new research finds
Tropical storm Laura is now a hurricane, and it's expected to grow even stronger as it whirls toward Louisiana and Texas.
The supernova of a star around the end of the Devonian period bathed Earth in radiation and exterminated species worldwide.
California is on fire, with more than 360 individual blazes scorching across the state. Unsurprisingly, the effects are visible from space.
There's no record of two hurricanes being in the Gulf of Mexico at the same time. Next week, that could change.
Nearly a month after a ship struck a coral reef off the island nation of Mauritius, causing a catastrophic oil spill, tugboats lugged it out to sea where it is now going to be sunk.
Will the majestic redwoods of California's coast survive the lightning-sparked fires raging across the state?
NASA scientists are watching the evolution of a hiccup in Earth's magnetic field called the South Atlantic Anomaly, which can affect satellite operations.
Lacking human oversight, glitches in oil refineries and nuclear plants could lead to fires, nuclear explosions and fallout.