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Explained: Why does Earth have deserts? Explained: Why does Earth have deserts?

Take a look at a physical map of the world. Thirty degrees on either side of the equator, you will see,…


\'Bizarre\' bat-winged dinosaur discovered in China \'Bizarre\' bat-winged dinosaur discovered in China

Chinese scientists say they have discovered a new dinosaur species, with bat-like wings, that sheds…


NASA detects possible polar cap on Pluto NASA detects possible polar cap on Pluto

Miami:  Pluto may have a polar ice cap, NASA scientists said Wednesday after analyzing the latest…


Sentinel satellite reveals Nepal quake movement Sentinel satellite reveals Nepal quake movement

Europe's Sentinel-1a satellite has got its first good look at the aftermath of Saturday's big…


Court orders UK to cut pollution Court orders UK to cut pollution

The UK's highest court has ruled that the government must take immediate action to cut air pollution.…


\'Miracle\' tech turns water into fuel \'Miracle\' tech turns water into fuel

German cleantech company Sunfire GmbH has unveiled a machine that converts water and carbon dioxide…


How earthquakes happen How earthquakes happen

Most earthquakes originate from compressional or tensional stresses built up at the margins of the huge…


Explained: How the Nepal earthquake happened like clockwork Explained: How the Nepal earthquake happened like clockwork

A little before noon Saturday in Nepal, a chunk of rock 15 kilometers below the earth’s surface…


Huge magma chamber spied under Yellowstone supervolcano Huge magma chamber spied under Yellowstone supervolcano

Scientists have spied a vast reservoir of hot, partly molten rock beneath the supervolcano at Yellowstone…


The strongest earthquakes since 1900 The strongest earthquakes since 1900

A magnitude-7.8 earthquake shook Nepal's capital and the densely populated Kathmandu Valley on Saturday,…


Zano: The tiny clever smartphone-controlled nano drone (Video) Zano: The tiny clever smartphone-controlled nano drone (Video)

Wales-based aerospace and defence technology firm Torquing Group has developed an incredibly intelligent,…


Chile volcano erupts for first time in decades Chile volcano erupts for first time in decades

PUERTO VARAS, Chile: A volcano in Chile that had been inactive for over 50 years suddenly erupted twice…


Is this three-deck, zero-emissions super jumbo plane the future of flight? Is this three-deck, zero-emissions super jumbo plane the future of flight?

Designer and aviation enthusiast Oscar Vinals is slightly addicted to crafting concept planes. Last…


Japan\'s maglev train sets world record: 603 kph Japan\'s maglev train sets world record: 603 kph

A Japan Railway maglev train hit 603 kilometers per hour (374 miles per hour) on an experimental track…


Newly discovered frog looks like Kermit Newly discovered frog looks like Kermit

A newly discovered species of glassfrog looks an awful lot like the famous Muppet. But the name's…

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