What is the coldest place on Earth? It is a high ridge in Antarctica on the East Antarctic Plateau where temperatures in several hollows can
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Lenticular clouds are a type of wave cloud. They usually form when a layer of air near the surface encounters a topographic barrier, gets pushed
A new study finds that the number – and elevation – of meltwater lakes in Greenalnd is increasing. How do scientists know?
It was the raw courage of the more than 160,000 Allied troops who stormed an 80-kilometer (50-mile) stretch of heavily fortified beaches in Normandy, France,
The Columbia Glacier in southeastern Alaska, is one of the most rapidly changing glaciers in the world.
The Operational Land Imager (OLI) on Landsat 8 captured these images of East Oweinat, one of Egypt’s land reclamation projects, aimed at making some desert
This past December, the crack grew substantially on the giant rift in Antarctica’s Larsen C Ice shelf.
Snow on the edge of the Sahara African Desert is rare. On December 19, 2016, snow fell on the Algerian town of Ain Sefra, which
Ribbons of Saharan sand dunes seem to glow in sunset colors, seen through the “eyes” of Landsat satellite sensor.
A laser-based instrument called GEDI, developed for the International Space Station, will give a unique 3-D view of Earth’s forests, helping to fill in missing