Gas-spewing Icelandic volcano stuns scientists Gas-spewing Icelandic volcano stuns scientists

Record amounts of gas have spewed from Iceland’s Holuhraun plain. © Arctic-Images/Corbis Icelan...

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Glacier song Glacier song

Gorner Glacier, Swiss Alps. Credit: Image courtesy NASA Mountain glaciers represent one of the ...

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Lava burns shed, creeps toward homes in Hawaii Lava burns shed, creeps toward homes in Hawaii

This Oct. 25, 2014 photo provided by the U.S. Geological Survey shows a Hawaii Volcano Observator...

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Hawaii volcano lava wave nears homes Hawaii volcano lava wave nears homes

Breakouts of lava from Hawaii's Kilauea volcano are seen near the West end of Wilipe, Hawaii,...

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Where Did All the Oil Go? Where Did All the Oil Go?

Controlled burning of surface oil slicks during the Deepwater Horizon event. Credit: David Valent...

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Massive debris pile reveals risk of huge tsunamis in Hawaii Massive debris pile reveals risk of huge tsunamis in Hawaii

The researchers simulated earthquakes with magnitudes between 9.0 and 9.6 originating at differen...

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Dakota the duckbilled dinosaur, aged 67 million, finds a home in Bismarck Dakota the duckbilled dinosaur, aged 67 million, finds a home in Bismarck

 The 67 million-year-old Edmontosaurus with fossilized skin was found in 1999 in south-western Da...

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How the air we breathe was created by Earth's tectonic plates How the air we breathe was created by Earth's tectonic plates

 Volcanism, driven by plate tectonics, built Earth’s atmosphere to make a habitable planet. Credi...

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Fossils rewrite history of penetrative sex Fossils rewrite history of penetrative sex

John Long, Brian Choo/Flinders University The history of sex may have to be rewritten thanks to...

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