Learn about animals, weather and natural disasters, alternative energy, environmental politics and space.
Thu, Oct 30, 2014 1:00 PM
As waves roll into shore, the edges are often foamy -- sometimes so much so that foam blows off the water and down the beach. Here's why it happens.
Dolphins' reactions to a magnetized block led scientists to conclude that the marine mammals may be sensitive to Earth's magnetic field.
This little cold-loving critter is the canary in the climate change coal mine. Monitoring the species' movements gives us insights about shifts in mountain temperatures.
Engineers on Earth will have to cross their fingers for a little over 28 minutes as they wait to find out if the spacecraft landed successfully.
DNA testing suggests Bryde's whales in the Gulf of Mexico might actually be a unique species on the brink of extinction.
The volcano started with a phreatic eruption, which can be like a volcano clearing its throat before a normal eruption.
Photographer Antonio Solano uses a Photoshop technique to achieve a feat of astrophotography like we've never seen.
Dr. Susan Kelleher treats everything from hedgehogs and tortoises to potbellied pigs at her Florida clinic.
The ability to taste certain flavors varies across the animal kingdom. Take a look at how our tongues compare to those of other species.
When trying to create jaw-dropping landscape photos, don't overlook this single most important step.
Stars like Vega, Altair and Deneb are still visible in the fall, but constellations like Piscis Austrinus and Aquarius truly shine during the season.
A new video shows the hatchlings bound across a beach and splash into the sea for the first time.
Learn why this is one of the most coveted times of day for photographers seeking the perfect light.
It's very likely there's not a missing link between dinosaurs and modern birds.
Interstellar water likely contains prebiotic organic matter, a good sign that there may be other planets with life on them.
Here's our list of the strangest serpents in the world.
Activist and author blogs about politics, energy and Earth's resources.
Science journalist blogs about humans and other wildlife.