The quake’s epicenter less than 50 miles from capital city of Kathmandu. Hundreds dead and many historic buildings collapsed.
Over 99% of all the animal species that have ever lived are now extinct. Here are Earth’s biggest extinctions, in under 5 minutes. New video from AsapSCIENCE.
Amazing photos and videos of Chile’s Calbuco volcano, which began erupting Wednesday for the first time in over 42 years.
Of the eastern and central U.S. states studied so far, Oklahoma is by far the worst-hit in recent years. Texas, Kansas, Colorado, New Mexico and Ohio all have had more earthquakes in the past year.
Decades ago, most of Arctic’s winter ice pack was made up of thick, perennial ice. Not anymore. Watch the change in this one-minute animation.
It’s their active season. Here are ten things to know about these venomous spiders that like to live where we do.
It showcases the beauty of nature and tries to convey that “we can’t reverse time to travel back to bring back all that we have lost by mistake.”
Share pics and video of your favorite places on Earth to social media with hashtag #NoPlaceLikeHome.
April 22, 1970 – Arbor Day – was the first Earth Day. Today, a common practice in celebration of Earth Day is still to plant new trees.
Sharks are incredibly unlikely to bite you. They’re even less likely to kill you. However, we remain fascinated with their ability – and occasional proclivity – to do just that.
Marine tetrapods, a group of animals including whales, dolphins, seals, and sea turtles, have moved from sea to land and back to the sea over the last 350 million years
That glow over the unlit part of a crescent moon – called earthshine – is light reflected from Earth.
New evidence suggests that ocean acidification played a key role in the Permian–Triassic mass extinction event 252 million years ago that killed most life on Earth.
The word for it is “petrichor.” It’s the name of an oil that’s released from Earth into the air before rain begins to fall.
High-speed videos show what happens underground when an asteroid – or missile – strikes Earth.
Encounters between sperm whales and ROVs – remotely operated underwater vehicles – are rare. Watch this video, posted April 14.
Satellite view makes clear how unlucky the 150 people of the town of Fairdale were on April 9.
If you had to name a dinosaur, you might say Brontosaurus. But, since 1903, experts have said that Brontosaurus isn’t a separate species. Now Bronto is back!
People traveling in airplanes often see glories. The sun has to be behind your head. You’ll see the plane’s shadow cast on a cloud, surrounded by a halo of light.
There are a couple of theories that suggest what creates the strange greenish-yellow color that can precede a storm.
A geomagnetic storm sparked a display of auroras on the night of April 9-10. Auroras sighted as far south as Colorado! The storm may intensify later today.