Big-nosed dinosaur species discovered

Scientists have identified a new big-nosed dinosaur species among a collection of bones discovered on the Isle of Wight in southern England. This dinosaur had a much larger snout than either of the other two known species at the time.

Twilight in 1, 2, 3 stages

Twilight is that magical time between sunlight and darkness. Astronomers, the experts on nighttime, recognize three stages of twilight.

Tiny-alien invasion risk: More space biosecurity measures needed?

Scientists urge the space industry to prepare for a tiny-alien invasion. They urge biosecurity measures to protect Earth and other planets from cross contamination of microbes.

Oddly shaped suns and moons near the horizon

When light from the sun or the moon travels through more atmosphere to your eyes, you see the sun or moon distorted in interesting and beautiful ways.

Atmospheric river drenched British Columbia, caused floods and mudslides

Records rainfalls drenching British Columbia and causing severe floods and landslides, were caused by a phenomenon called an atmospheric river.

La Palma volcano has been erupting for 2 months

The La Palma volcano - which began on September 19, 2021 - has now been erupting for 2 months. It has claimed one life and forced thousands to evacuate.

Surtsey, volcanic island, emerged in 1963

On November 14, 1963, volcanic island Surtsey rose from the sea. Scientists have since studied the natural colonization of plants and animals on it.

Landsat 9 returns its 1st Earth images

Landsat 9 took its first images of Earth on October 31, 2021. Enjoy these views of Earth from space, as Landsat 9 begins its monitoring of the land below.

Permafrost thaw in the Arctic, in the next 30 years

Permafrost thaw in the Arctic is as one of the most immediate problems of global warming. A new assessment of communities at risk.

Global climate change may impact crops within 10 years

Global climate change may affect the production of maize (corn) and wheat as early as 2030 according to a new NASA study published in the journal, Nature Food.