Aurora lights the sky over Antarctica
Concordia station is given a stunning show.
Concordia station in Antarctica is one of the most remote places on Earth to live, but that is what makes it so attra...
Japanese brace for large volcanic eruption
Authorities are making the necessary preparations.
Scientists fear there could soon be a large explosive eruption from the volcano Sakurajima. The Japan Meteorological...
The first digital map of seafloor
It shows a more complex picture than previously thought.
Australian scientists have created the world's first digital map of the composition of the floor of the world's ocean...
Magnetic field locked in by ancient crystals
Ancient crystals suggest Earth’s magnetic field is much older.
An artist's depiction of Earth's magnetic field deflecting high-energy protons from the Sun four billion years ago (n...
Piecing together the puzzle of Pangea
Researchers aimed to investigate Pangea’s plate thickness.
Scientists have pieced together the continent of Pangea (which mean "all land" in Greek) that existed 250 million yea...
Science unlocks secrets of Japan's tsunami past
UNSW researchers take a deep dive into Japan’s tsunami.
Geochemistry of soil in the wake of the 2011 tsunami that ravaged northeastern Japan has given new insights into the ...
One of the world's hottest volcano regions
NASA images show one of the most active regions.
A photograph, taken by an astronaut onboard the International Space Station, highlights the Kamchatka Peninsula in fa...
Wolf volcano erupts in the Galapagos
It marks the first time in over 30 years.
The highest volcano in the Galapagos Islands erupted in May for the first time in 33 years. Wolf Volcano on Isabela I...
An abundant mineral you've never seen
Bridgmanite has only recenty been named by scientists.
It accounts for nearly 40% of the Earth's total volume, making it the most abundant mineral in the world, but scienti...
Timelapse of Chile's Calbuco volcano
A production company was there to catch the action.
Southern Chile's Calbuco volcano, near the cities of Puerto Varas and Puerto Montt, erupted on 22 April for the first...
How do scientists measure sea level?
As climate changes, so does sea level.
Gary Griggs, University of California, Santa Cruz There are about 330 million cubic miles of water in the world oc...
Scars of Mount St Helens eruption remain
35 years on the scars are still there to see.
It's 35 years since Mount St. Helens in the US state of Washington state exploded, killing 57 people and dramatically...