World | Reuters | Monday March 17, 2014
Detailed maps of Mercury's cliffs and ditches show the solar system's innermost and smallest planet Mercury has lost much more real estate due to cooling over four billion years than scientists thought, according to a report published on Sunday.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday March 10, 2014
Worried scientists said today that they had found four new ozone-destroying gases in the atmosphere, most likely put there by humans in the last 50-odd years despite a ban on these dangerous compounds.
World | Reuters | Monday February 24, 2014
Scientists using two different age-determining techniques have shown that a tiny zircon crystal found on a sheep ranch in western Australia is the oldest known piece of our planet, dating to 4.4 billion years ago.
World | Agence France-Presse | Sunday January 5, 2014
Geologists on Sunday reported insights into super-volcanoes, the brooding, enigmatic giants of Earth's crust whose eruptions are as catastrophic as they are rare.
India | Agence France-Presse | Monday February 25, 2013
Scientists said on Sunday they had found traces of a micro-continent hidden underneath the Indian Ocean island of Mauritius.