A rare seasonal “blue moon” will take place on May 18. The next one won’t be until August 2021.
The dormant volcano appears to have formed by mantle rising from the transition zone—the first time this has been documented.
Harvard’s Ana Bonaca says there is evidence of a “dark substructure” in the Milky Way’s halo.
The Space Weather Prediction Center says the “moderate” storm will arrive on May 16.
Analysis of hand and footprints in Italian cave system shows how the group moved around the vast system.
A sunspot region produced a series of coronal mass ejections starting on May 10.
There are two definitions of “blue moon.” Neither involve the moon actually turning blue.
The migratory patterns of these sharks are not well understood.
Seismic data from NASA’s Apollo program appears to show the moon is still tectonically active.
Dallas businessman and explorer broke James Cameron’s world record of deepest solo dive by 66 feet.
Study reveals how fast pollution from human activities can enter the food webs in the deepest part of the ocean.
Portuguese geologist says top layer may be peeling from bottom—potentially creating a new subduction zone.
Scientists analyzed radioactive decay of potassium to argon to learn more about Yellowstone’s eruptive history.
Cannibalism was a highly profitable survival strategy for our ancient ancestors, according to a study.
The Bronze Age victims are thought to have been killed by a neighbouring, rival culture.
The skeletons were found at a burial site where rituals are believed to have taken place.
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park official said the man was taken to hospital for urgent care.
Geophysics professor explains what appears to be going on with Earth's magnetic field right now.
The 160,000-year-old jawbone suggests the extinct hominins had adapted to life at high-altitude.
Scientists inadvertently found the 4,000-mile icy corridor while searching for methane on the giant moon.
“Global warming is happening. As a society, we need to understand how species and ecosystems will respond to such change,” said study author Lewis Jones.
It's confirmed: The universe is expanding 9 percent faster than expected.
The ice-free zone appeared in 2017 and grew to more than 30,000 square miles.
Scientists discovered the shattered vase at the site of a royal palace in Belize.
Geomagnetic jerks were first discovered in the 1970s—but their cause has been unknown until now.
This amounts to one earthquake hitting the region every three minutes.
NASA asteroid hunter Amy Mainzer talks about how the space agency hopes to find potentially hazardous space rocks.
The “hypercarnivore” lived 22 million years ago and probably ate the ancestors of hippos and elephants.
"When confronted by orcas, white sharks will immediately vacate their preferred hunting ground and will not return for up to a year."
Anger in dreams appears to have the same brain patterns as anger during wakefulness.
"I knew we were looking at something very rare,” said one of the authors of a new study.