The quake took place 3 a.m. EDT (0700 UTC) Friday morning in the earthquake-prone, sparsely populated Aleutian arc, some 400 miles (600 km) from Anchorage.
Detailed analysis of a particular type of call – known as an upcall – let human researchers single out individual whales.
No beach days yet? This wonderful video by Colin Legg lets you spend two days and nights at a reef in Australia.
Check out this video. More evidence that octopuses are amazing.
According to scientists who made the discovery, the find provides conclusive evidence that, millions of years ago, there was more than one human species.
Imagine setting global warming to music. That’s what a student at University of Minnesota has done, basing his composition on actual temperature data since 1880.
NOAA forecasts 6-11 named storms, 3-6 hurricanes, and 0-2 major hurricanes. Just remember, it only takes one storm to make it a memorable season, for you.
$1.5-billion project halted last month, following demonstrations. Gov. David Ige said to continue, but that one-fourth of telescopes on Mauna Kea should be removed.
A deadly heatwave has gripped India since April. The death toll has now risen to more than 1,100. Cooling monsoon rains are not expected for several more days.
A month ago, much of Texas and Oklahoma were in drought conditions. This past weekend, they had serious and deadly flooding.
Recorded live by the doom metal band Hamferð during the March 20, 2015 total eclipse of the sun above the village of Kvívík in the Faroe Islands.
New research shows an octopus can change skin color in response to light, without input from the eye or brain.
Bam! Yikes! Do you – and your dog – have astraphobia?
It was a fierce predator, “not a dinosaur you’d want to mess with,” said the scientist whose analysis of an ancient skull revealed a brand new species.
Imagine you’re paddle-boarding, and an orca – killer whale – pops up on the ocean surface near you. Two amazing and beautiful videos, here.
The tools, whose makers may or may not have been some sort of human ancestor, date back to 3.3 million years ago.
A predicted global warming effect is a slowdown in North Atlantic Ocean circulation. New research shows recent decreases that are unprecedented in the past 1,100 years.
It circulates heated blood through its body as mammals and birds do. Its warm blood makes the opah a high-performance predator that swims faster, sees better.
New work confirms zones of liquid salt water hundreds of meters below the bright red waterfall in icy Antarctica, known as Blood Falls.
What does this year’s odd U.S. weather have in common with a huge spike in hungry, stranded sea lion pups on California shores? Both are linked to a giant patch of warm ocean water.
As Pavlof Volcano poured out lava and ash, ISS astronauts managed to capture these seldom-seen oblique views of the volcano.