Plastics are all around us. They are found in containers and packing materials, children's toys, medical devices and electronics.
A 14-year-old Florida girl's science project caught the eye of President Obama during the White House Science Fair.
El Nino years can have a big impact on the littlest plants in the ocean, and NASA scientists are studying the relationship between the two.
New light has been shed on the processes by which ocean water enters the solid Earth during continental breakup.
Radioactive isotopes typically take four years to reach the Norwegian coast from Sellafield on the north-eastern coast of England. Researchers like Yongqi Gao follow the radioactive waste to understand how ocean currents ...
Oceanographer Paul Durack of the Laboratory's Program for Climate Modeling and Intercomparison (PCMDI) recently opined about the importance of ocean salinity observations and needed urgent attention for the ocean observing ...
Pluto's largest moon may have gotten too big for its own skin.
New research published in Scientific Reports in February indicates that a warm ocean surface water prevailed during the last ice age, sandwiched between two major ice sheets just south of Greenland.
The catastrophic release of fresh water from a vast South American lake at the end of the last Ice Age was significant enough to change circulation in the Pacific Ocean, according to new research co-authored by a PhD student ...
How acidic is the ocean on Saturn's icy moon Enceladus? It's a fundamental question to understanding if this geyser-spouting moon could support life.