A new German study has revealed changes in the patterns of atmospheric flow around the Northern hemisphere that are linked with recent extraordinary weather events.
The four known forces in physics—gravity, electromagnetism, and the strong and weak nuclear forces—might soon be joined by a fifth, known as the long-range spin-spin [...]
A nearby short gamma-ray burst could have produced an intense blast of radiation that hit Earth around A.D. 775, according to new German-led research.
Scientists at NASA have been asking themselves: what would happen if we caught an asteroid and dragged it a little closer to home?
Over the past few months our planet has been impacted by an increasing number of solar explosions that have erupted from the sun’s surface.
The last, and some say the best, meteor display of the year will light up the sky when the Geminids arrive in full force on Dec. 13-14.
If you look away from the sun, blue light traveling from the sun through the earth’s atmosphere, but not directly toward you, is scattered by the molecules toward your eye.
The fuzzy edge of the Earth’s shadow will be visible on the moon on Nov. 28 during the last eclipse of 2012.
Despite their name, super-Earths—rocky exoplanets with a mass up to 10 times our own planet’s—may be uninhabitable, and are more diverse than realized.
A huge asteroid strike about 2.5 million years ago in the South Pacific could have caused a mega-tsunami and even changed the Earth’s climate, according to a new Australian study.