The role that Earth's oceans have on our planet's habitability is undeniable, but now scientists think that exoplanetary oceans are essential for alien life to evolve. Continue reading →
The Great Pacific Garbage Patch may be developing permanent features, such as trash islands.
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Ten years after arriving at the majestic gas giant, Cassini has profoundly transformed our understanding of Saturn's dynamic atmosphere, rings and moons. Here are some highlights from Cassini's tenth year.
A 9.1 quake, the size of the one that occurred in Alaska in 1964, might unleash a tsunami so powerful that it would threaten the California coast, Continue reading →
A whole menagerie of animals are now predicting World Cup soccer matches... what gives? Continue reading →
A study shows crime and violence decreased for kids between 2003 and 2011. Continue reading →