- Jul 15, 2013New research has revealed that processes in the Earth's core are responsible for variations in the length of day on our planet.
- Jun 16, 2013Scientists have discovered tiny bubbles of water found in quartz grains in Australia. The bubbles may hold the key to understanding what caused the Earth’s first ice age.
- Apr 20, 2013A potential culprit in several of the largest extinctions in Earth's history might also benefit the future of life on Earth. A new study indicates that low doses of 'sewer gas' could enhance plant growth for food and biofuel production.
- Feb 9, 2013A new study is shedding light on one of Earth's enduring climate mysteries. Earth has flipped between 'greenhouse' and 'icehouse' states for the past 500 million years. This process may have been driven by episodic flare-ups of volcanoes at key locations around the planet.