There could be an “oceanhidden under one of the driest areas on earth, according to a breakthrough discovery by Chinese scientists. The amount of salt water beneath the Tarim basin in northwestern Xinjiang province could be …
When we think about the deserts of the world, water abundance is one of the last things that come to mind. But that might change for the Taklamakan Desert in northwest China. While studying the amount of carbon dioxide in the desert's air, …
Saturn's moon Titan is shrouded in a thick atmosphere. But thanks to detailed observations by the Cassini-Huygens mission, a great deal is now known about both the atmosphere and the surface. What lies beneath the surface is what …
The study included four expeditions over three years, mapping 6,406 square kilometers with instruments that spent more than 400 hours on the ocean floor. What they found could – and will – fill a 1,000-plus-page book that researchers …
Workers digging a well for underground water are dwarfed by the sand dunes of the Taklimakan Desert, 13 September 2003, outside of Tazhong, in China's northwest Xinjiang province. (FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images) Chinese …
Analysis of seismic waves passing through the deep earth appears to confirm that an ocean of water is tied up in the mantle, 400 miles below the surface. Any voyager to the centre of the earth could leave the wet suit behind, however. …
WASHINGTON – Saturn’s moon Enceladus is home to an ocean of melted water beneath its surface, and could be a source for alien microbes, scientists said Thursday. The first measurements of the subsurface water at the south pole …
A nature trail right in town? No way. Nope, it’s really there. Twelve Oaks Walking Trail off Hanley Road in Ocean Springs, maintained by the Land Trust for the Mississippi Coastal Plain, is a little woodland getaway that combines several …
An analysis of seismic waves passing through the deep earth appears to confirm what laboratory experiments have suggested was possible: that an ocean of water is tied up in the mantle, 400 miles below the surface. Any voyager to …