Up to a trillion tons of methane, a powerful greenhouse gas, may be locked away in the decaying ocean floor of a vast Arctic continental shelf.
Earth’s water may have seeped up from its depths, as opposed to being delivered by impacts from outer space, according to a new study.
“It is a pure stroke of luck” that none of the explosions and their giant craters have "caused loss of life or infrastructure damage,” said one scientist.
As orbit gets more cluttered, it’s more important than ever to fine-tune predictions of collisions between space junk and uncontrolled reentries to Earth.
On Monday, space lovers across the world celebrated the 60th anniversary of Yuri Gagarin’s historic flight on April 12, 1961.
For 40 days last fall, an expedition collected samples that confirm the thaw of the Arctic’s mysterious subsea permafrost.
Tatiana Podladchikova, a space weather expert, talks to VICE about the biggest space storms in history, and how to protect our civilization from the Sun’s bad moods.