In fact and in fiction, owls have always turned heads.
As the sun sets, it looks redder and redder as it gets closer to the horizon. Sometimes you can see a gradation of color a across the sun’s surface. Why does this happen?
Typhoon Vongfong will push into Okinawa later today (October 10, 2014) as a Category 2 or 3 storm with winds greater than 100 mph.
Satellite data show that one small “hot spot” in the U.S. Southwest produces the largest concentration of the greenhouse gas methane seen over the United States.
If global warming is real, shouldn’t sea ice be declining at both of Earth’s poles? Here’s an explanation of what’s happening – in under two minutes.
Powerful earthquake in the S. Pacific last night. No Pacific-wide tsunami warning, and only a small tsunami wave at Easter Island. No injuries or damages.
Jellyfish swarms in the Gulf of Mexico can be 100 miles (160 km) long. At their thickest, there can be more jellyfish than there is water.
Nearly 4,000 species of microorganisms were found in the cold, dark waters of Lake Whillans, which sits about half a mile below Antarctica’s ice sheet.
In the fall, the leaves of some trees turn yellow, orange or red. The bright colors are wonderful to behold. But do they have some hidden purpose?
The Aral Sea – once the fourth largest inland sea in the world – has been shrinking markedly since the 1960s. Now its eastern basin has completely dried.