Researchers have concluded that a fungus helps promote the growth of a beautiful and mysterious ice formation.
Spotted by NASA's New Horizons spacecraft, the newly discovered frozen peaks are estimated to be from a half to one mile high, about the same height as the United States’ Appalachian Mountains.
Two studies published on Tuesday offer differing explanations.
A new study shows that the balance of plankton species will dramatically change as our seawaters grow more acidic.
The discovery that our galaxy holds billions of inhabitable planets has lent new vigor to an old question: Is there life on other planets?