NASA's newest orbiter at Mars, MAVEN, took precautions to avoid harm from a dust-spewing comet that flew near Mars today and is studying the flyby's effects on the Red Planet's atmosphere.
A research group led by Dr. Kazuhiro Hono at the National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS) in Tsukuba, Japan, synthesized a new magnetic compound, which requires a lesser amount of rare earth element than the currently ...
Scientists have found evidence for a huge mountain range that sustained an explosion of life on Earth 600 million years ago.
A team of researchers from Cambridge's Department of Earth Sciences have recently returned from Iceland where, thanks to a bit of luck, they have gathered the most extensive dataset ever from a volcanic eruption, which will ...
Secluded beaches, calypso music and the entertaining carnival are often what come to mind when thinking of the islands of Trinidad and Tobago. But Dal Earth Sciences students might first consider Trinidad's natural resources.
The International Space Station has been called a stepping stone to other worlds.
Food production is the backbone of New Zealand's economy—and a computer modelling programme designed by a Victoria University of Wellington academic is helping ensure that farming practices here and overseas are as sustainable ...
To conduct research on space weather, an enterprising group of UCLA undergraduates is manufacturing the first satellite built entirely on the UCLA campus.
NASA's Science Mission Directorate (SMD) has chosen a team at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, to build its first Earth science-related CubeSat mission.
A study by the University of Liverpool has provided new insight into how minerals grow under the Earth's surface.