Geophysicist William Frank discusses how a recent earthquake in Japan relates to an earthquake swarm in the region.
Using New York as a test case, the model predicts flooding at the level experienced during Hurricane Sandy will occur roughly every 30 years by the end of this century.
A carbon-lite atmosphere could be a sign of water and life on other terrestrial planets, MIT study finds
A low carbon abundance in planetary atmospheres, which the James Webb Space Telescope can detect, could be a signature of habitability.
An accordion-textured clay called smectite efficiently traps organic carbon and could help buffer global warming over millions of years.
The color changes reflect significant shifts in essential marine ecosystems.
The new findings could explain biodiversity hotspots in tectonically quiet regions.
Ali Jadbabaie and Robert van der Hilst discuss how a new joint degree program in climate system science and engineering will prepare students to solve global-scale environmental problems.
Geobiologist Greg Fournier seeks to uncover the conditions leading to the emergence of life.
MIT chemists show the Australian wildfires widened the ozone hole by 10 percent in 2020.