Because oceanic crust sinks at certain points deep into Earth's mantle, scientists have long assumed that lava erupting from some oceanic volcanoes should contain materials from the early Earth's crust. But any prove of this phenomenon was missing -- until now.
In honor of Earth Day 2013, Google rolled out a new doodle which pictures scenic shots of a mountain and a lake that's home to a school of fish.
Massive, ancient supervolcanoes may have exploded across the Earth, releasing gases and causing the climate change that led to the End-Triassic Extinction.
A Coronal Mass Ejection (CME) has blasted off the surface of the Sun, heading straight towards Earth at a staggering 900 miles per second, NASA announced.
Could there have been 8 continents all along and we are just finding out about it now? Scientists have discovered a hidden micro-continent that was sandwiched between southern India and Madagascar for several hundred million years and now lies at the bottom of the ocean underneath the island of Maur...