Sunspot AR3141 erupted around midnight on November 7, sending high-energy X-rays racing toward Earth.
Approximately 80 of the island's moai statues were damaged in the blaze, due to the erosion of the volcanic rock they were carved from.
A Category 5 typhoon is heading towards a nuclear plant in South Korea, leading to the plant decreasing its reactor run rates to 30 percent.
Lawmakers have extended the life of Diablo Canyon, California's only nuclear plant, as the state faces energy challenges from high heat and an overwhelmed grid.
What the U.S. and China need to show is a deep, abiding commitment to climate action that proves they appreciate what's at stake for the Pacific Islands.
The atmospheric waves produced by the eruption of the Hunga Tonga volcano may help scientists predict future weather events.
President Joe Biden has been working to reorient NATO policies to reflect what he considers a growing threat from China.
The giant mammal was last seen over two years ago, stirring concerns for his wellbeing and safety.
Prime Minister Anthony Albanese is evidently capable of achieving the seemingly impossible.
Long distance swimmer Ben Lecomte collected samples that contained a wealth of marine life, including blue sea dragons and violet snails.
"If there was a conflict in the Pacific, we simply do not have the American vessels necessary to sustain the fight," Congressman John Garamendi told Newsweek.
Authorities in the region continue to coordinate a response to the eruption with the full scale of the damage not yet known.
Tsunami warnings have been issued in Tonga, Fiji, American Samoa and New Zealand after the Hunga Tonga Hunga Ha'apai volcano erupted.
"We urge [the U.S.] to discard the obsolete Cold War zero-sum mentality and ideological bias," Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Zhao Lijian said.
Exercise Agile Dagger 2021 kicked off on Thursday with deployments from Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam.
The Somniosus pacificus—one of the largest deep-sea sharks in the world—was filmed by marine researchers in Suruga Bay, Japan.
Regional totals of confirmed cases across the country range from around 144,300 to over 668,000, as of Wednesday.
Computer simulations reveal how the liquid outer core and an enormous gyre controls the magnetic field in the Pacific region.
With hurricane season taking place amid the COVID-19 pandemic, you may need to adjust your preparations based on the latest guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
China argued it was "maintaining peace and stability," while the U.S. condemned any move that "destabilizes the region and threatens stability in the Taiwan Strait."
Chinese General Wang Weixing argued that if reunited with Beijing, Taiwan would retain significant political, economic and diplomatic independence.
Scientists analyzed the 2011 Japan earthquake to better understand the global carbon cycle.
Researchers discovered vegetation and wildlife thriving on the newly formed island.
Russia and China's efforts to boost bilateral ties have also drawn other regional powers, but Asia's complex political dynamics meant there were no clear alliances.
The Chinese military said the drills "cultivate the willingness and capability of the two militaries to carry out disaster relief operations."
The popularity of the Asia-Pacific region is set to explode, experts say.
Ben Hodges spoke of "an increasingly tense relationship and increasing competition in all the different domains."
While Trump was "in no rush," he said talks with Kim Jong Un would likely take place "in the not-too-distant future."