NASA is launching two challenges to give the public an opportunity to create innovative ways to use data from the agency's Earth science satellites.
(Phys.org) —It is likely that most of the large impact craters on Earth have already been discovered and that others have been erased, according to a new calculation by a pair of Purdue University graduate students.
At the surface, Antarctica is a motionless and frozen landscape. Yet hundreds of miles down the Earth is moving at a rapid rate, new research has shown.
(Phys.org) —When Apollo astronauts stood on the moon and looked back at the Earth, they were the first humans to see our planet as a completely isolated system, bounded on all sides by the endless black of space. Now, 45 ...
In the thick, dry grass of the Paso de Cortés mountain pass in Mexico, MIT's Earth Signals and Systems (ESS) group struggled to launch a small aircraft high up into the volcanic plume rising steadily from Popocatépetl. ...
In the summer of 2009, Stanford Professor Chris Field embarked on a task of urgent global importance.
Scientists have developed a way of reading the universe's 'cosmic barometer' to learn more about ancient violent events in space.
(Phys.org) —An ancient fossil of the bilby, Australia's answer to the Easter rabbit, has been discovered at the Riversleigh World Heritage site in north west Queensland.