Tasul the polar bear is helping scientists collect valuable information on how bears are reacting to climate change by wearing a high-tech collar in her enclosure at the Oregon Zoo.
Landsat 8 has just completed its first year in operation -- and it's already recorded some fascinating changes on Earth's surface.
Those in earthquake country visit USGS.gov to find out the magnitude of the latest temblor. But thanks to Capitol Hill gridlock, the site initially had no data after a 3.0 quake Sunday night.
Today we talk about engineering for earthquakes, and how what we know about geology affects how structures are designed for different locations. Our guests: a structural engineer and a geologist from the USGS.
Today we're talking about engineering for earthquakes, and how what we know about geology affects how buildings and structures are designed for different locations. Our guests: A structural engineer and a geologist from the USGS.
Properly prepare for your next Mars vacation with a beautiful new map of the planet from the US Geological Survey.
Like shy kids at a dance, the two planets are slowly nearing each other, and will appear their closest for North American viewers on August 19.
Google, NASA, and others show off dramatic time-lapse images that give a visual tour of how the Earth has evolved (and devolved) over the course of almost three decades.
Beating out the previous record of minus 128.6 degrees Fahrenheit, a NASA satellite pinpoints the coldest place on Earth.
Brad Aagaard, a geophysicist at USGS and part of the Earthquake Hazards Team, explains live animations he and other geophysicists created to show the magnitude and effect on Earth that the great San Francisco earthquake of 1906 had in exact dimensions.\r\n