August 2018 News

Heat Map
August 30, 2018
Arctic sea ice isn’t just threatened by the melting of ice around its edges, a new study has found: Warmer water that originated hundreds of miles away has penetrated deep...
Jie Deng
August 21, 2018
Major discourse: Melting of Earth Materials: Constraints from both Experiment and Density Functional Theory Major discourse advisors: Kanani K. M. Lee & Bijaya Karki (...
El Nino
August 9, 2018
A new study says El Niño events may have recently diminished due to a chain of climate trends starting with the accelerated warming of subtropical waters in the North...
Planet Photo
August 8, 2018
Yale researchers have provided a new explanation for why Earth’s early climate was more stable and warmer than it is today. When life first evolved more than 3.5 billion...
Earth's Crust
August 7, 2018
It is often said that earthquakes occur as a result of plate tectonics: when two plates collides or go through each other at plate boundaries, earthquakes occur. In a new...
Ancient Biosphere Illustration
August 2, 2018
A sample of ancient oxygen, teased out of a 1.4 billion-year-old evaporative lake deposit in Ontario, provides fresh evidence of what the Earth’s atmosphere and biosphere...
Sea Sediments Photo
August 1, 2018
On an ancient seafloor, burrowing animals appeared and churned up sediment as a sort of opening act for the Cambrian explosion, the rapid emergence and spread of...