Over the course of billions of years, continents break up, drift apart, and are pushed back together again, but the cores of continents, called cratons, are stable--at least that's what scientists thought.
Earth may have undergone its first ever CT scan. Researchers have used seismic waves from large earthquakes to map the Earth's interior to better understand its volcanic processes.
It turns out that there are far more trees on Earth than previously realized.
An Antarctic lake may tell researchers a bit more about Earth's ancient past. They've found an oasis of oxygen at the bottom of the lake, which may reflect conditions on Earth two and a half billion years ago before oxygen became commonplace.
Could aliens have started life on Earth? That's a good question and now, researchers are saying it's possible.
Two missions have taken a large step forward when it comes to understanding a bit more about the sun.
It turns out that America may be in for a total solar eclipse; it just happens to be two years from now. Researchers have announced that on Aug. 21, 2017, people in North America will witness one of nature's greatest sky shows.
Scientists may have solved the mystery of how fiery eruptions took place on our moon's surface. Researchers have discovered the volatile gas that drove the eruptions.
Humans may just be super predators. Researchers have conducted a new study that reveals new insight behind widespread wildlife extinctions, shrinking fish sizes and disruptions to global food chains.
Recently, many blogs and web postings have claimed that an asteroid will impact Earth at some point between Sept. 15 and Sept. 18. Fortunately for Earthlings everywhere, though, this isn't true.
Scientists may have discovered a way to change carbon dioxide (CO2) into a valuable commodity.