Humanity’s reach has extended from the surface of Earth to the very edge of our solar system, even to exoplanets far into space. What’s next in our journey into the unknown?
New research suggests that excessive groundwater usage and damming have changed the natural risk of nuisance floods, for better or worse, in eastern U.S. coastal cities.
Researchers explored past precipitation in India using shells from very large land snails collected there in 1918 and preserved in a British museum.
Names of mountains, plains, valleys, and craters honor human and technological pioneers, Pluto scientists, and underworld mythology from around the world.
Researchers subjected hydrocarbon samples in a laboratory to Neptune-like pressures. The samples, reminiscent of molecules found in the ice giant’s atmosphere, compressed into nanodiamonds.
A massive flare and blast of charged particles toward Earth may disrupt satellites and communications and push auroras toward lower latitudes through tomorrow, according to space weather experts.
Modern astronomical techniques have uncovered clues to a possible facet of Mayan astronomy from nearly 2 millennia ago not found in surviving records.
Scientists are still investigating the cause, fuel source, and overall impact of the weeks-long blaze.
A new finding rests on the recognition that fault types differ between the two regions. It helps explain prior evidence that human-induced quakes and natural ones behave the same in the nation’s center.
Geoscience professors explain how they use their summertime to get ready for teaching, researching, and mentoring when the school year begins again.