Why do people gather at Stonehenge in England on the solstice? Info and photos here.
It’s that beautiful time of year again in the N. Hemisphere, when the June solstice – your signal to celebrate summer – is upon us.
New research shows that Earth’s core contains vast amounts of sulphur – 90% of our planet’s sulphur – equivalent to 10% of the mass of the moon.
Bill made landfall late Tuesday morning as a tropical storm. Now weakened, it will produce heavy rain in parts of the south-central U.S. on Wednesday.
It’s possible to see the whole circle of a rainbow – but sky conditions have to be just right. Plus you have to be up high!
Located on the China-Nepal border, Mount Everest – highest mountain on Earth – sits where two of Earth’s great land plates meet. Thus it’s always moving …
Yes, cloning long-extinct dinosaurs is impossible. But even if dinosaur genomes were available, the animals couldn’t simply be plopped anywhere.
Studies had suggested that global warming slowed or paused since 1998. More thorough research shows the global warming “hiatus” likely never happened.
Next time you see a firefly, keep in mind that its flickering isn’t just a wonder of the night. It’s also a unique, and sometimes deadly, language of love.
This May 20 satellite image shows several cloud patterns swirling downwind of the Canary Islands. These cool patterns are called Von Kármán vortices.