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Apr 12, 2016 05:31 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Microbial life is revealed by drilling in the world's biggest underground layer of water. Continue reading →
Mar 11, 2016 01:15 PM ET // Tia Ghose, LiveScience
The limestone spires were formed through a process similar to the one that carved the famous tourist attraction of the Twelve Apostles. Continue reading →
Feb 16, 2016 04:15 AM ET
For the first time ever, scientists are getting a complete look at the topography beneath Earth's watery topside. Changes in gravity helped them create the picture.
Aug 13, 2015 04:30 PM ET // Larry O'Hanlon
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.
Oct 3, 2014 11:50 AM ET // Becky Oskin, LiveScience
A new gravity map of Earth's seafloor fills in blanks and reveals its geologic history in greater detail.
Sep 4, 2014 12:15 PM ET // Laura Geggel, LiveScience
A newly found seamount beneath the Pacific Ocean is about two-thirds of a mile high (1.1 kilometers), researchers said.
Aug 24, 2014 04:00 PM ET // Becky Oskin, LiveScience
In an unexpected discovery, hundreds of gas plumes bubbling up from the seafloor were spotted during a sweeping survey of the U.S. Atlantic Coast.
Sep 6, 2013 06:30 AM ET // Larry O'Hanlon
It's not Mauna Loa, but a far larger expanse of lava on the seafloor 1,000 miles east of Japan. This monster is in the league of Olympus Mons on Mars.
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