Planet Earth

Reflecting sunlight to cool the planet will cause other global changes
NASA mission to a $10,000-quadrillion asteroid is two months from launch
Theory proposes remnants of a destroyed planet lurk near Earth’s core
World’s oldest trees reveal the largest solar storm in history
A comet impact 13,000 years ago might have wiped out megafauna
How years of fighting every wildfire helped fuel the Western megafires of today
Record-breaking amount of Earth’s mantle drilled out of ocean floor
Understanding just how big solar flares can get
Supercomputers revealed giant “pillars of heat” funnelling diamonds upwards from deep within Earth
In the turbulent Drake Passage, scientists find a rare window where carbon sinks quickly into the deep ocean