Stunning lightning storms inside of towering volcanic ash clouds created tiny glass balls.
Bouncing radar off Veuns' surface, radio astronomers have built up a detailed, and beautiful, view of the planet's landscape without leaving Earth.
The bodies appear to be embracing each other and their discovery could put an end to the mystery of climbers who vanished after an avalanche in 1959.
People in Washington, Oregon and Idaho are pondering the origin of a mysterious ash shower last week. Continue reading →
The rise and fall of sea level during the past million years matches up with valleys and ridges on the seafloor, suggesting a link, two new studies find.
This week's top planet news: Icebergs make signature sounds as they break free from glaciers, Boston has a gas problem and a soil sat prepares to launch. Plus: The snowpocalypse that wasn't.
Using a powerful X-ray procedure, Italian researchers have been able to read scrolls buried by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 A.D.
A new tech that takes advantage of subtle differences in the way X-rays pass through different substances helps researchers discern writing within an ancient scroll.
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