Is there an ocean beneath our feet?

Scientists at the University of Liverpool have shown that deep sea fault zones could transport much larger amounts of water from the Earth’s oceans to the upper mantle than previously thought.

Camera begins search for secret of dark energy

The newly-built Dark Energy Camera in Chile - the most powerful digital camera in the world - has captured its first images, as part of an effort to understand why the expansion of the universe is speeding up.

Russian spaceship crashes in Pacific

The failed Mars probe that was left spinning out of control when contact was lost shortly after takeoff, has crashed safely to Earth in the southern Pacific.

First images released from ALMA radio telescope

More than sixteen thousand feet up in Chile, the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA), is officially open and has released its first images.

16-year-old kills brother over Playstation

An angry 16-year-old boy in Chile has been charged with killing his older brother over a Playstation console.

Chilean quake moved entire city ten feet west

The massive earthquake that struck the west coast of Chile last month moved the entire city of Concepcion at least 10 feet to the west, and shifted other parts of South America as far away as the Falkland Islands and Fortaleza, Brazil.

Aftershock: Chilean quake shortened Earth days

A JPL research scientist has hypothesized that the recent magnitude 8.8 earthquake in Chile shortened the length of each Earth day by approximately 1.26 microseconds, or one millionth of a second.

Mobile providers help with Chile earthquake efforts

Sprint, T-Mobile, AT&T, and Verizon are all waiving fees and charges for users who want to reach out to victims of the massive earthquake that hit Chile last week. The massively successful text-to-donate campaign during the Haiti disaster has is also back in full swing.