Sunday, May 9, 2021
The wildfires, which are burning around the world’s coldest village, are believed to be caused by underground ‘zombie’ infernos fueled by leaking methane.Thawing permafrost in the far north of Russia is releasing gas frozen for many millennia and igniting...
Terrifying accounts of a major solar storm that lit up the sky “like a great fire” in 1582 have been uncovered by researchers.In a recent study, experts at Cornell University described two records of the cosmic confusion made by...
Sunspot AR2816 erupted during the late hours of April 19th (2342 UT), producing a strong M1-class solar flare. NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory recorded the extreme ultraviolet flash:This is one of the strongest flares of young Solar Cycle 25. A pulse of...
Scientists have warned that if global temperatures were to reach 4C above pre-industrial levels, it would unleash 'unimaginable amounts of water'.More than a third of all Antarctic ice shelves would be at risk of collapsing as well.In a study...
Mauna Loa, the world’s largest active volcano, covering half of the Big Island of Hawaii, was ratted by 34 small earthquakes on Sunday.Though only registering small magnitudes, scientists have warned citizens that the mounting seismic activity could signal that an eruption may be...
The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is urging people to prepare for the possibility of an eruption at the world’s largest volcano: Mauna Loa on the Big Island of Hawaii. In a recent news release, Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (HVO) scientists...
In the early morning of June 30, 1908, a massive explosion flattened entire forests in a remote region of Eastern Siberia along the Tunguska River. Curiously, the explosion left no crater, creating a mystery that has puzzled scientists ever...
Earth may be the only planet in our system where life exists - as far as we can tell - but this is not guaranteed to last. The same processes that allowed life to begin on this rocky world...
Microsoft’s MSFT -0.2% billionaire founder Bill Gates is financially backing the development of sun-dimming technology that would potentially reflect sunlight out of Earth’s atmosphere, triggering a global cooling effect. The Stratospheric Controlled Perturbation Experiment (SCoPEx), launched by Harvard University scientists, aims to examine this...
The caldera inside Yellowstone National Park was formed during the last three big events over the past 2.1 million years. It is constantly monitored by the USGS (United States Geological Survey) for any changes to the system that could suggest history...

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