New research into Earth's climate historysuggests the potential for rapid climate changes this century if global warming is not abated.
The study, focusing on Quebec, is one of the first to present a detailed view of how warmer temperatures are influencing plant distribution and density in northern areas of North America.
NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity has found bright veins of a mineral, apparently gypsum, deposited by water.
A new study using data from a NASA-built Landsat shows that Kirtland's warblers like to live in young forests and often forests that have been on fire.
Heat pouring off an ancient (and still active) volcano fuels Yellowstone's famous hot springs, mud pots, terraces and geysers, including Old Faithful.
Five scientists speaking at a workshop at the 2011 Fall AGU meeting in San Francisco on Tuesday, December 6 at 10 AM PST will discuss the complex -- and relatively new -- research area of space weather.
NASA and Ohio State University researchers have discovered the major tsunami generated by the March 2011 Tohoku-Oki quake centered off northeastern Japan was a long-hypothesized "merging tsunami."
A typical two-day solar storm could strip hundreds of tons of material from the moon.
New color data from NASA's Dawn mission give scientists an inside look at the chemical composition of giant asteroid Vesta.
NASA scientists have completed tests in preparation for an airborne science campaign to study air entering the tropical tropopause.