A new study suggests that natural forces are behind California’s drought, but that global warming has contributed 8-27% to the drought’s severity.
Last month’s average global temperature was the all-time highest monthly temperature since record-keeping began in 1880.
Despite rumors, no asteroid threatens Earth. All known Potentially Hazardous Asteroids have less than a 0.01% chance of hitting Earth in the next 100 years, says NASA.
Volcanoes are channels that transfer molten rock from Earth’s crust to the surface. Here’s why eruptions happen.
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.