By mapping the distribution of water and 'semi-heavy water' over the Martian surface, scientists have revealed that the red planet had an ancient ocean covering nearly 20 percent of its landmass.
When the moon hits our eye it's less a pizza pie than a big, shiny tidal engine, tugging Earth enough to create the tides we see rolling on and off our beaches. Are other factors at play in Earth's tides? You might be surprised.
Scientists found plastic deep inside the coral and worried the substance could hurt the creature's ability to digest normal food.
From ruby-red seadragons to one-way trips to Mars, look back and catch up on what you may have missed. Continue reading →
Climate change could push some shellfish over the edge.
The newly discovered seadragon was found by accident, pointing up the potential for finding new ocean life. Continue reading →
The largest cache of gold coins ever found in Israel was discovered by chance by divers at Caesarea National Park. The treasure includes at least 2,000 gold coins from the Fatimid period, approximately 1,000 years ago. Continue reading →
Humans are throwing enough plastic into the world's oceans to cover Manhattan in coffee stirrers and plastic bags, 34 times over.
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