A golden age of Earth observation.
Antarctic emperor penguins may be adapting to diminishing sea ice by scaling towering coastal glaciers to lay their eggs.
The hidden channels are nearly as tall as the Eiffel Tower.
To celebrate Earth Day, we've compiled the best images of our planet as seen from NASA's satellites.
The perils of working on a fragile ice shelf.
The message is dated July 10, 1959.
It doesn't even look real.
Keeping more than 50 scientists warm in style.
A mosaic of more than 3,150 high-resolution satellite images creates the best continent-wide view since 1997.
Three Canadians beat the world record to the south pole
In anticipation of opened oil wells beneath the melting arctic, an ownership-mapping mission makes its way across the seabed
A landmark study refines measurements of losses in Greenland and Antarctica and how ice melt is contributing to rising seas. Here's why that is important.
The free software from Google gives scientists a new world view
Stories of reindeer, walruses, and Mars simulations
If you have any information about the whereabouts of this missing ice block, please contact NASA.
Antarctica: Just the facts
On the Labrador Sea, the scientific crew of the research vessel Knorr hunts for underwater storms, sinks a two-mile mooring--and gathers clues to the planet's fate
A new picture of Rosetta's comet is an added bonus
As global warming softens ice in the arctic, Russia hopes to carve new sea lanes with the biggest 'universal' nuclear powered icebreaker the world has ever seen.