As we approach the hottest days of the summer season, toxic algae are starting to bloom in lakes around the world. Increases in atmospheric temperature combined with land nutrients are promoting the growth of harmful cyanobacteria—blue-green ...
The Sun's surface is blisteringly hot at 6,000 kelvins or 10,340 degrees Fahrenheit—but its atmosphere is another 300 times hotter. This has led to an enduring mystery for those who study the Sun: What heats the atmosphere ...
As part of the PlanetS National Centre of Competence in Research (NCCR), astronomers from the Universities of Geneva (UNIGE) and Bern, Switzerland, have come to measure the temperature of the atmosphere of an exoplanet with ...
A Carnegie-led team was able to discover five new forms of silica under extreme pressures at room temperature. Their findings are published by Nature Communications.
Federal records show that this winter and the first two months of 2015 were the hottest on record globally, with a chilly U.S. East sticking out like a cold thumb in a toastier world.
A new baby orca wasn't the only interesting discovery researchers made while tracking endangered killer whales.
Coral rely on algae for food and their survival.
The global heat streak of the 21st century can be explained with statistics that defy astronomical odds.
For the third time in a decade, the globe sizzled to the hottest year on record, federal scientists announced Friday.
When it comes to finding the right kind of planet to target in the search for life elsewhere in the universe, the size of the planet matters.