Axial Seamount, an active underwater volcano located about 300 miles off the coast of Oregon and Washington, appears to be erupting – after two scientists had forecast that such an event would take place there in 2015.
Think Jaws meets a kangaroo, with maybe a touch of cute kitten, and you've got the aptly named pocket shark—the newest and rarest species found off the U.S. coast.
At just a bit over crop duster height, University of Michigan researchers are flying through a 50-square-mile hotspot of the greenhouse gas methane over the U.S. Southwest.
Scientists have rediscovered a mostly intact World War II-era U.S. aircraft carrier used in atomic bomb tests and then sunk at a secret location off the Northern California coast decades ago.
Several fish stocks from Maine to Florida are rebounding and are no longer subject to overfishing, federal regulators said Thursday.
Scientists are working to pinpoint the source of a giant mass of methane hanging over the southwestern U.S., which a study found to be the country's largest concentration of the greenhouse gas.
Researchers from several institutions are in the Four Corners region of the U.S. Southwest with a suite of airborne and ground-based instruments, aiming to uncover reasons for a mysterious methane "hot spot" detected from ...
U.S. scientists on Tuesday completed a nearly two-week mission to explore waters around the U.S. Virgin Islands as part of a 12-year project to map the Caribbean seafloor and help protect its reefs.
Can old data provide new insights about lightning and the physics of severe weather?
Five hundred feet beneath the ocean's surface, a robotic submarine is bumping into a grove of bone-white coral in the waters off the Channel Islands.