Newly described species of jellyfish with a red cross inside its translucent body is only found in the Sumisu caldera over 2,500 feet beneath the surface of the Pacific Ocean.
Days after being revived from its initial power loss on the moon, Japan's SLIM lander will now sleep through the deep cold of lunar night — and may or may not wake up afterward.
Japan's SLIM lander successfully reached the lunar surface on Friday, Jan. 19, but problems with its solar cells mean it could be dead on the moon within hours.
Satellite images captured striking changes in the coastline of Japan's Noto Peninsula following a massive earthquake on New Year's Day.
Ambitious new missions to the moon, Venus, Jupiter and more are planned for 2024. Here is a preview of the exciting year in space ahead.
The near-complete remains of a never-before-seen mosasaur that dominated the ancient Pacific Ocean have been unearthed in Japan. The great white shark-size creature is unlike any other aquatic animal, dead or alive.
The island forged in fire off the coast of Japan in Oct this year is still growing, as seen in a Copernicus Sentinel-2 image caught on Nov. 27.
A seamount sitting on a subducting tectonic plate off the coast of Japan and plowing its way into Earth's mantle may be at the root of several magnitude 7 earthquakes in the past 40 years.
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