Wildfire outbreaks have charred nearly 7 million acres this summer. Satellite view of several fires burning in Idaho, Oregon, and Washington.
Damaging electric currents in space affect Earth’s equatorial region, not just the poles, according to new research.
Data from this year’s survey indicate that the dead zone in the Gulf of Mexico is above average in size, likely because of heavy rains in June.
Every so often, the International Space Station (ISS) becomes visible in your night sky. Here’s how you can spot it.
Scientists have created a new digital map of Earth’s seafloor geology.
According to satellite observations, more lightning happens over land than over the oceans, and more often closer to the equator. Check out this map.
Scientists say they’ve solved the riddle of why a collection of balancing rocks near the San Andreas fault has never been knocked over by earthquakes.
El Niño has strengthened in the past several months. Will this El Niño rival the event of 1997–98?
August has two birthstones, peridot and sardonyx.
Research suggests that around 8,200 years ago, the climate of the American West began transitioning from a lush landscape to the desert terrain we know today.