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Humans are as "Earth-changing as a meteor strike," says a researcher who has proposed a new start date for the so-called Anthropocene, or "human epoch."
All those strings of lights you're decorating your house with are contributing to a brightening effect in cities around the world, and a satellite can see the difference.
NASA cracks the mystery of a large group of lights seen off the coast of Argentina, far from any town.
Using data collected by the VIIRS sensor aboard the Suomi NPP satellite, NOAA has created a map of the world's vegetation.
Using NASA and NOAA's striking images of the Earth after dark, the Web giant creates an interactive map showing the world's flickering lights on a cloudless night.
NASA and NOAA release a series of images of our planet's dazzling lights at night.
NASA has released stunning new high-resolution imagery of the Earth at night, called the Black Marble.
Unsightly mosaic artifacts no longer mar Google Earth's high-altitude views. But for an even more singular look at the planet, check Flickr's latest NASA contribution.
The 4-year-old Ovi brand for mobile services and apps will be redubbed "Nokia services," the company says. The change will start kicking in over the summer.
CNET's Ina Fried bought a ticket on the street and managed to get caught up in Vancouver's hockey fever.