Astronomers have found the strongest evidence yet that the ocean on Jupiter's moon Europa may consist of salty water, like our own. And, they say, that salty water appears to be making its way to the surface.
Mercury may once have had a large ocean of magma, Messenger data shows, shortly after its formation about 4.5 billion years ago.
DARPA is planning to build drones that would hibernate in deep-sea capsules for years before waking up when commanded and releasing their payloads into the sky.
A project pitched to locals as a way to boost salmon stocks was in fact a major geoengineering effort that breaches UN rules, it's been claimed.
Researchers at the University of Washington have determined that "some" microbial life migrated from the Earth's oceans to land some 2.75 billion years ago.
Evidence has emerged that changes in the winds high up in the stratosphere have a powerful effect on ocean currents a mile below the surface.
Scientists say they've finally established where the ocean's methane is coming from.
Shellfish respond to increasing acidification in seawater - such as that produced by climate change - by producing lighter, thinner shells.
Drones have been a hot topic in the media lately. Whether they’re for surveillance or combat, the idea of drones patrolling our airspace is one that’s not taken lightly by the public.
NASA's Cassini spacecraft has come up with strng evidence that Saturn's moon Titan is hiding a layer of liquid water under its ice shell.
The SeaOrbiter has yet to hit the water, but it's already being called a 21st-century version of Captain Nemo's Nautilus in honor of the classic novel "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea" penned by Jules Verne.
There's far more little bits of plastic in the ocean than previous studies have indicated, according to new research.
It's 2012, and if you like to entertain end-of-the-world, apocalypse-type scenarios, this could be an interesting year for the human race.
As the oceans warm, the microbes and plankton that live in them are set to be affected drastically - but scientists say they have no idea whether the changes will fuel climate change or work to counter it.
With recent reports that there have been further radioactive leaks from the Fukushima nuclear power plants, a new study has assessed the level of radioactivity in the ocean in the first months after the disaster.
The oceans of Pandora and their threatened conditions will be a major focus of James Cameron's upcoming Avatar sequel.
Imagine diving in Austrlia's Great Barrier Reef only to see a fish...using a tool.
The Cassini spacecraft's found the strongest evidence yet that Saturn's moon Enceladus is concealing a large, underground saltwater ocean - raising hopes for the possibility of life on similar moons.
There's a vast ocean of molten magma beneath the surface of Jupiter's moon Io, NASA scientists have found.
The amount of plastic trash floating in the Pacific Ocean's 'Great Garbage Patch' is nowhere near as great as has been made out, an Oregon State University scientist says.