A network of GPS receivers is part of a prototype system being tested in Southern California to monitor for earthquakes and other natural hazards.
A manned submersible named Cyclops is being built to dive nearly 2 miles (3 kilometers) below the ocean's surface, deeper than most existing subs.
The world's the largest artificial wave machine in surfing history is planned for construction in the United States. Continue reading →
Small sensors found in most smartphones and laptops are sensitive enough to detect the movement of moderate and large earthquakes.
Glowing rabbits, treasure-hunting badgers and a case of mistaken UFO identity help round out this week's photos.
A new map is emerging that shows more details than ever of the deepest place on Earth.
When a helicopter pilot needed to alert several Mount Rainier campers that a deadly attacker was on the run, he used a low-tech solution: coffee cups.
Earthships seem like they were built by environmental aliens who crash landed in the desert; now they make fun lodging during eco-minded vacations.