From sediment cores to speleothems, environmental archives are helping us to understand the history of wildfires.
A speleothem has revealed rapid periods of warming across the interior of the continent during the last glacial period, corresponding to similar events recorded in Greenland ice.
Spelunking scientists searched for the original source of the French Pyrenees’ magnificent caves.
More than 21,000 pits, depressions, and closed valleys on Titan may provide access to underground voids or caves.
Three-dimensional reconstructions enable virtual exploration of pits on the Moon.
Large caves near the Moon’s equator maintain a temperate, stable daily temperature around 17°C.
Scientists analyzing cave formations in Turkey find layers of soot and charcoal in stalagmites, revealing that humans—and their fires—occupied caves thousands of years ago.
Terrestrial caves offer scientific and engineering insights and serve as testing grounds for future forays by humans and robots into caves on other worlds.
The Czech Republic’s Hranice Abyss is more than twice as deep as researchers thought.
Científicos encuentran nuevos extremos mientras investigan el ciclo del carbono en el agujero azul de Yongle.