Though Mercury isn't the first planet you'd think to check for ice - considering its temperature is upwards of 800 degrees Fahrenheit - a new study suggests the sun's next door neighbor has more frozen water than previously thought.
Scientists have discovered a "devil" frog, which was the size of a giant beach ball, had a ferocious bite that let it feed on small dinosaurs and crocodiles.
Hurricane Maria, the first Category 4 storm to hit Puerto Rico since 1932, is tossing all it has at the island nation after making landfall Wednesday morning.
Increased lightning strikes along busy maritime routes are being caused by ships releasing soot into the air, according to researcher Joel Thornton at the University of Seattle and his team, who analyzed lightning strike records between 2005 and 2016 collected by the World Wide Lightning Location Network.
Collapse of school in Mexico City due to strong earthquake claims lives of 22 children and 2 adults.
Authorities in Indonesia have expanded the "no go zone" at Bali's Mount Agung and sounded off an alert after officials detected an increase in seismic activity.
Plowing toward the US Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico, Category 5 Hurricane Maria has put locals on high alert after the powerful storm inflicted "mind-boggling" damage on the island of Dominica late Monday night.
There are some outlandish inhabitants of our planet that look so bizarre and are so rarely seen that scientists considered their existence a fairytale for a long time.
Marine biologists have discovered a veritable underwater ‘settlement’ constructed and populated by octopuses on the bottom of Jervis Bay off the coast of New South Wales, Australia.
The US National Hurricane Center reported that Hurricane Maria made landfall on Dominica as a Category 5 storm.
Days after Hurricane Irma's devastation the National Hurricane Center (NHC) reports that Tropical Storm Maria has been upgraded to a Category 1 hurricane as it heads toward the Caribbean islands.
Researchers have determined that the raging storms and hurricanes that have recently hammered the US and Mexican coast have also dealt a severe blow to the population of monarch butterflies.
The Caribbean region hit by Hurricane Irma last week now must brace itself for a new storm, as Tropical Storm Maria is now following Irma's track.
Hurricane Harvey has caused massive chemicals spills in the Houston area, but the true scale of ecological emergency might never be truly estimated.
Florida’s citrus industry was dealt a major blow by Hurricane Irma, wiping out lots of orange and grapefruit groves, but that is only the latest of the industry’s many problems. Florida’s citrus industry has already shrunk by 70 percent since 2005 due to citrus greening disease, caused by motile bacteria.
Nuclear power is on its way out the world over, with its global share of energy generation declining and construction of just one new nuclear reactor being undertaken in 2017. Renewable energy seems poised to take its place as the energy source of the future.
Saudi Arabia is expected to begin the process to find a vendor to build the country’s first nuclear reactors in October, according to sources within the nuclear power industry.
The decaying carcass of a mysterious sea creature found on a Texas beach washed up in the wake of Hurricane Harvey’s wrath earlier this month set off a flurry of guesswork as to what it could be.
Smog is expected to arrive in North China earlier than usual this year due to unfavorable weather conditions such as a higher than normal temperature and humidity, according to the Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP).
The universe is much too big not to have alien lifeforms out there already, a new study has concluded. Space experts believe there are at least nine exoplanets ideally placed to allow extra-terrestrial beings to closely observe our planet.
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