A new study explores the possibility of cubic iron alloy structure at our planet's core.
A study of extreme weather in South America shows seasonal and spatial patterns, which, if better understood, could help save lives and minimize damage to property.
Researchers look to minerals in rocks from Norway's Western Gneiss Region to determine when the mountain-making period came to a close in the region.
In trading trees for pastures, patchwork differences in vegetation heights increase cloudiness in downwind regions.
A study of the natural cycle of mercury reveals that humans are to blame for a five- to sixfold increase in the oceanic concentrations of the potentially toxic element.
Researchers present maps of hydrogen and sulfur that hint at water locked in hydrous sulfates in Mars's southern hemispheric soil.
Laboratory-made perovskite helps explain how water is distributed inside the Earth.
A study of more than 1000 lakes in Sweden helps model sunlight's ability to drive greenhouse gas emissions.
Storms over the Indian Ocean show that precipitation type depends on oceanic airflow.
Analysis of lightning within a February 2011 snowstorm reveals that 73% of lightning flashes occurred close to tall, human-built structures.