The 2008 earthquake surprised scientists, but the inclusion of new variables reveals that Earth's crust under the Sichuan Province was under more strain than previously thought.
Remote estimation of fluorescence emitted by plants can indicate variations in photosynthesis performance.
Researchers look at previous Walker circulation models and ask, Does damping truly matter?
Since the mid-20th century, increased urbanization along the southern California coast has raised nighttime temperatures, resulting in less morning fog and cloud cover.
The properties of terrestrial gamma ray flashes have eluded scientists for years. This new study sheds light on how they originate.
Scientists find a solution to a 200-year-old problem: syncing the prominent bulges on the Moon with our natural satellite's origins.
New satellite data highlight the important role African dust plays in maintaining the rain forest's long-term health.
Researchers look back in time to help understand our warmer future.
Multisatellite missions give scientists a more complete view of the intense currents that bounce back and forth along our planet's magnetic field lines.
Whole-atmosphere general circulation model captures many aspects of mesoscale gravity wave structures—down to the tens of kilometers—and resulting temperatures and tides.