Earth Science News Articles

News about about geology, palaeontology, archaeology, climate and climate change, and the weather...

25 April 2010

Researchers this week have presented, for the first time, a record of Asian Monsoon data stretching over 700 years. The...

11 April 2010

Suzanne Smrekar and colleagues have been studying Venus using an instrument on the ESA Venus Express mission and found...

10 April 2010

This week astronomers have solved a long-running debate over the nature of the surface of our neighbour planet, Venus,...

31 March 2010

Geologists around the world have the electronic equivalent of a glass to the wall, listening to vibrations from...

31 March 2010

Scientists claim to have solved "the faint Sun paradox", which says that the Earth's temperatures have...

28 March 2010

A paper published in the journal science shows that pollution in Asia gets pushed up into the stratosphere by hitching...

07 March 2010

Scientists have found evidence for a magnetic field around the Earth at least 250 million years earlier than previously...

07 March 2010

Millions of tonnes of methane locked up beneath the shoreline of Siberia are becoming unstable and escaping into the...

14 August 2009

Human ancestors used fire to improve stone tools as much as 164,000 years ago...