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Nov 3, 2015 07:00 AM ET
As if Mars' thin, frigid, dry air wasn't harsh enough, now scientists have found new evidence of acid fog altering the rocks near the Spirit Rover.
Oct 14, 2015 09:00 AM ET
It's a virtual certainty that comets have delivered the building blocks of life to Europa's hidden ocean, according to a new study.
Oct 6, 2015 07:05 AM ET
South Carolina sees the worst flooding in a millennium. What caused it -- and is this our future in a warming world?
Sep 14, 2015 11:00 AM ET
Tree rings suggest that California's dwindling snowpack is truly epic.
Aug 28, 2015 10:00 AM ET
Disappearing wetlands, rising seas and terrible hurricanes. Is there any hope for the Big Easy? Researchers say yes, definitely yes.
Aug 19, 2015 08:29 AM ET
Even a mild shock wave in the solar wind can suddenly amp up the equatorial electrojet and create localized magnetic storms.
Aug 17, 2015 11:35 AM ET
The desert's rising heat could affect everything from rainfall in the Sahel to the quality of soils in Italy.
Aug 13, 2015 04:30 PM ET
The first new global seafloor map in decades has some surprises that could help reveal how Earth regulates carbon and climate, as well as revise what we know about ancient oceans.
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