The physical processes that sculpt our Earth are dramatic — earthquakes, weather, volcanic eruptions, tectonic motions, climate change. Now, decades of research into the intricately intertwined system that links all oceans and freshwater, the atmosphere and our land is moving us forward toward a better understanding of our world. Here we watch it unfold.
Aerosol pollution may have suppressed global warming and increased Arctic sea ice from 1950-1975.
Scientists use cave spider populations to plot climate change and threats to species.
John Bates stands by accusations that 2015 study was rushed and biased, but says he only guessed that motivations were political.
A panel of researchers discussed the need for a system to warn the public about health risks from wildfire smoke, similar to the National Weather Service's heat advisory.
Metallic crusts on submerged mountains are teeming with deep-sea life.