A 7.5-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Papua New Guinea Monday, sending startled residents fleeing from their homes, but a tsunami threat passed with no immediate reports of major damage.
Small, slow-moving shifts in the Earth's offshore plates may accurately provide a heads up to major earthquakes and tsunamis.
A new way to predict when rivers are about to flood comes from outer space.
Fire crews continue to battle an inferno raging just to the west of Yosemite Park.
A picture is usually worth a thousand words; this picture is worth over a thousand potentially hazardous asteroids. Continue reading →
Nearly 70 people have died on Everest since 2000, but safety advances have improved climbers' odds.
When a volcano calls to this man, he answers by laying down on the rim and watching for hours at a time.
Despite the massive wildfires that have swept the western U.S. in recent years, the region has barely begun paying down the huge fire deficit it has accumulated over the last 100 years.
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