New forecasts suggest that the loop current could carry the Gulf oil spill to Florida beaches within the next eight to 10 days. After that, it could reach the Atlantic Ocean.
Researchers want to learn if volcano-triggered landslides can trigger even larger problems.
The BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is far different than the Exxon Valdez spill in Alaska. The complex marine environment has currents and eddies that could carry the oil anywhere in the Gulf.
At 11 a.m. in Sydney Saturday, 16-year-old Australian Jessica Watson will become arguably the youngest person to sail solo and unassisted around the world. But critics say her course wasn't long enough to classify as 'around the world.'
A certain type of seaweed can kill corals on contact upon contact by releasing deadly chemicals.
If alien life were found on Titan it may be of a different origin than our own.
Prices jump for oil-containment booms, as communities scramble to protect their coastlines from the approaching slick from the Gulf oil spill. Moreover, booms are effective only in certain conditions, experts say.
Afghanistan’s cricket team, the ultimate underdog, is competing with the world's best at the ICC World Twenty20 opening today in Guyana. Afghanistan faces heavyweight India on Saturday.
A visitor looks from outside the Danish pavilion at the Shanghai World Expo on April 25. The expo started trial operations on Tuesday with participation from about 70 percent of the pavillions, Xinhua reported. The Shanghai World Expo opens on May 1.
The search for life on Saturn's moon Titan shows that organisms appear to thrive on far less water than conventional wisdom holds is needed to keep microbes active and alive.