Earth

IN SPACE - JULY 12:  In this handout image provided by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Earth's horizon and the moon can be seen from the International Space Station July 12, 2011 in space.  (Photo by NASA via Getty Images)

Scientists Find Closest Thing Yet To Earth

Scientists have identified a “close cousin” to Earth that’s orbiting a sun-like star and might harbor life.

CBS Seattle–07/23/2015

New study shows plastic junk floating on the world's oceans, but it's not as much as feared. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Study: Plastic Debris Widespread On Ocean Surface

New study shows plastic junk floating on the world’s oceans, but it’s not as much as feared.

06/30/2014

Aftermath of the 2011 earthquake and tsunami that devastated northern Japan. (Getty Images)

New Report Studies Spokane Quake Danger

Previously unknown earthquake faults may run deep through eastern Washington.

01/04/2014

This climate model of Middle Earth shows grass in light green, trees in darker green, desert in yellow, and ice in white. (Dan Lunt)

Scientist Describes Middle Earth Climate In English, Dwarvish and Elvish

The Shire is cool and pleasant while Mordor is a desert.

12/06/2013