Discovery finds the Earth's core is constantly changing the length our day

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.

A Compelling New Hypothesis Could Finally Explain How Earth Formed

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.

4-Billion-Year-Old Ancient Piece of Earth's Crust Discovered

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

A Disturbing Process Has Been Accelerating in Freshwater Lakes Worldwide

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.

Potentially Alive 830-Million-Year-Old Organisms Found in Ancient Rock

An incredible discovery has just revealed a potential new source for understanding life on ancient Earth.

New microscopic organisms found baffle Chile scientists

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 First Explosion of Life on Earth Made a Deep Impact

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.

Living creatures found 1,600 feet beneath Antarctica

A swarm of crab-like creatures were found 1,600 feet under the Antarctic ice in a freshwater river, signifying an unexplored ecosystem.

Total solar eclipse plunges Antarctica into darkness

Totality was visible only in Antarctica on early Saturday, experienced by a small number of scientists experts and adventure tourists.

The Atlantic Ocean current system is slowing down

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.

100 Giant Sinkholes Are Appearing in The Croatian Village

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.

Earth Has a 27.5-Million-Year 'Heartbeat'

A new study of ancient geological events suggests that our planet has a slow, steady 'heartbeat' of geological activity every 27 million years or so. But we dont' know what causes it. 

Earth core is lopsided

  • 16 Jun 2021

The enhanced growth on one side of the core suggests that something in Earth’s outer core or mantle under Indonesia is removing heat from the inner core at a faster rate than on the opposite side, under Brazil. 

Carbon dioxide peaked at record levels

Scientists from Scripps and the NOAA reported that levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide peaked in May, reaching a monthly average of nearly 419 parts per million.

Remnants Of Recent Supernovae Found in the Earth's Crust

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.