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 →
Winners of the annual Ocean Art Photography Photo Competition represent some of the best underwater photography of last year.
The oceans are warming. In 2014, we continued to discover just how hot they are getting.
Sometime in the distant future, the Earth once again will have a massive supercontinent, and today's beachfront real estate will be a lot less desirable.
During a recent flyby of Saturn's moon Titan, NASA's Cassini mission captured some breathtaking infrared views of the small world, photographing sunlight glinting off its hydrocarbon seas. Continue reading →
As they filter water, the bivalves' tissues absorb some of the chemicals and pathogens that are present.
'Big Mouth Blunt Tooth,' a newly discovered fish, is challenging views on what life was like millions of years before dinosaurs existed.
An extinct dyrosaur, a type of crocodilian, was 16 feet (4.8 meters) long and tipped the scales at 900 lbs.
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