A fierce storm battered northern Europe with hurricane force winds Thursday, leaving five people dead or missing, disrupting travel and forcing thousands to flee their homes over fears of the worst tidal surge in decades.
An ice-surveying mission over Antarctica captured this beautiful image of a lenticular cloud jutting up over Mount Discovery. Continue reading →
Slippery clay that looks like scaly black dragon skin is the crucial clue needed to explain the 2011 Japan earthquake's surprising impact.
A dense crystalline 'rain' falling into Earth's mantle could explain how a mysterious seismic boundary forms beneath the crust.
Australian researchers said Thursday they had established the existence of vast freshwater reserves trapped beneath the ocean floor.
With five satellites scanning the globe, DigitalGlobe has collected impressive imagery of planet Earth this year. Check out their top 20 images here.
The microorganisms can survive underground despite the extreme dearth of light and nutrients.
Seahawks fans shook Seattle last night with seismic intensity equivalent to a 1 or 2 magnitude earthquake. Continue reading →
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