There are currently almost 2,000 extrasolar planets known to us, but most are inhospitable gas giants. Thanks to NASA's Kepler mission, a handful of smaller, rockier planets have been discovered within the habitable zones ...
The globe is on a hot streak, setting a heat record in June. That's after the world broke a record in May.
The world is getting warmer, as greenhouse gases reach historic highs and Arctic sea ice melts, making 2013 one of the hottest years on record, international scientists said Thursday.
Japanese researchers have established a process for forming organic thin-film transistors (TFTs), conducting the entire printing process at room temperature under ambient atmospheric conditions.
Rising global temperatures could increase the amount of carbon dioxide naturally released by the world's oceans, fuelling further climate change, a study suggests.
California's winter tule fog—hated by drivers, but needed by fruit and nut trees—has declined dramatically over the past three decades, raising a red flag for the state's multibillion dollar agricultural industry, according ...
April was historically hot across the globe, tying with 2010 for the highest average temperature since 1880, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said Tuesday.
(Phys.org) —New research suggests that methanogens—among the simplest and oldest organisms on Earth—could survive on Mars.
U.S. government forecasters calculated that for most of the Earth, last month was one of the hottest Marchs on record—except in the United States.
For those who shivered through January, this may be hard to believe: Nationwide, the average temperature for the first month of the year was about normal because a warm West offset a cool East