2014 is still on track to be the warmest year on record, and ocean surface temperatures appear to be rising as well.
Rising temperatures could lead to a 50 percent increase in U.S. lightning strikes by the end of the century, says a new study.
On November 3, a federal disaster declaration was issued for the new lava flow at Kilauea. The lava has destroyed only one home … so far.
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.
Earthquake activity in northwest Nevada over the past week has been more than in previous months combined, says the Nevada Seismological Laboratory.
Scientists hope a thought-controlled implant might one day help combat neurological diseases, such as chronic headaches, back pain, and epilepsy.
The twin waterspouts appeared on November 6, 2014 over the sea during a thunderstorm.
Heard the rumor that “NASA says” Earth will experience several days of total darkness in December 2014? Not true, of course.
It might look like a UFO – but it’s really a hole-punch cloud. A scientist talked with EarthSky about the connection between hole-punch clouds, jets and snowfall.