The length of our day changes slightly over a six-year period. This recent discovery has perplexed scientists for about a decade and now we know the reason for it - it is the Earth core.
The planets in our Solar System formed progressively. Small grains grew over time into kilometer-sized planetesimals by accumulating more and more material through their gravitational pull.
Australian researchers have discovered evidence of an approximately four billion-year-old piece of the Earth’s crust that exists beneath the South-West of Western Australia
On top of intensifying algal blooms and depleting oxygen, a new study reveals Earth's bodies of freshwater are also evaporating at a greater rate than we realized.
An incredible discovery has just revealed a potential new source for understanding life on ancient Earth.
When Chilean scientist Osvaldo Ulloa led an expedition 8,000 meters under the sea to an area where no human had ever been, his team discovered microscopic organisms that generated more questions than answers.
The Cambrian Explosion - around 541 million years ago - was when life and organisms really got going on planet Earth. Now new research has revealed how that explosion of life has left behind traces deep within Earth's mantle.
A swarm of crab-like creatures were found 1,600 feet under the Antarctic ice in a freshwater river, signifying an unexplored ecosystem.
Totality was visible only in Antarctica on early Saturday, experienced by a small number of scientists experts and adventure tourists.
A recent study notes that the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation (AMOC) is losing its stability. Modelling studies have shown that an AMOC shutdown would cool the northern hemisphere and decrease rainfall over Europe.
There may have been as many as 100 sinkholes in and around the two communities. Some of the holes appeared in remote areas, while many others appeared within yards from people's homes or beneath homes.
Recently Australian researchers found the first ever evidence of a plutonium radioactive isotope in the Earth's crust that originally came from outer space, namely a supernova.