Two are reported dead in the 6.5-magnitude earthquake, which struck just off the western Greek island of Lefkada on the morning of November 17.
On November 14 1963, crew aboard a trawler sailing near Iceland spotted a column of smoke rising from the sea surface. A new island was being born.
Supervolcanoes – massive eruptions with potential global consequences – don’t appear to follow the conventional volcano mechanics, say researchers.
Over its lifetime of about 25 years, an Arctic Tern can fly a million kilometers – nearly three times the distance from the Earth to the moon.
The Hindu festival of Diwali is November 11, 2015. It’s a festival of light! But can you see the light of Diwali from space?
It might look like a UFO – but it’s really a hole-punch cloud. A word about the classic connection between hole-punch clouds, jets and snowfall.
Thirty two groups of scientists in 20 countries analyzed 28 weather disasters in 2014 – and found half of them linked to human-caused climate change.
Strong earthquake along coast of central Chile. Same approximate region as much more powerful quake, two months ago. No tsunami warning. No immediate reports of damage or injuries.
Scientists report the loss of phytoplankton – at the base of the ocean food web – from this year’s strong El Niño. It’s all part of a fascinating cycle of boom or bust for marine animals.