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‘Surprise’ Palu tsunami clue found on seafloor

Image copyright Georgia Institute of Technology Image caption The tsunami came ashore within three minutes of the quakeScientists are getting closer to understanding the tsunami...

Himalayan and other Asian glaciers put the brakes on

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionAmaury Dehecq: "Knowing ice-flow speed allows us to better estimate glacier melt"The glaciers that flank the...

Amount of deep life on Earth quantified

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionBob Hazen: "It opens the window to lifeforms we may not even be able to imagine"Scientists...

Where did the Sun come from?

Originally formed from dying stars' cast offs, the Sun is the Earth's energy giver and is destined to keep burning for another five billion...

Nasa’s Voyager 2 probe ‘leaves the Solar System’

Image copyright NASA/JPL Image caption The Voyager probes are both outside the heliosphere, a protective bubble created by the Sun that extends beyond the orbit...

Climate change and the UK: The good and bad

Image copyright Getty ImagesWith UN climate talks under way in Poland, pressure is on for nations to cut carbon emissions fast. The UK says...

Climate change: Trump coal event overshadowed at COP24

Image copyright Getty ImagesWhite House representatives arrive at climate talks in Poland on Monday to promote coal and other fossil fuels. It's expected that President...

Mission to put millions of hidden fossils online

The Smithsonian in Washington DC holds some 40 millions fossils in its vast collection - but only a tiny fraction are ever on display. Now...

‘Digital museum’ brings millions of fossils out of the dark

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionMuseums including Washington’s Smithsonian have set out to digitally record fossils in their collectionThe bid to...

Climate change: Why are governments taking so long to take action?

A UN conference is being held in Poland to discuss how the world is going to stop climate change. Last month a report by leading...
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