Ocean


Europa’s Subsurface Ocean could Rise to the Surface, Study Suggests

Europa’s Subsurface Ocean could Rise to the Surface, Study Suggests

Computer simulation shows how bits of ocean may reach the moon’s surface after many hundreds of thousands of years...

3 days ago, 11:53pm CDT

NASA may have Found Meteorite Pieces at Bottom of the Ocean

NASA may have Found Meteorite Pieces at Bottom of the Ocean

If confirmed, it will be the first known recovery of a meteorite from the ocean...

Jul 7 2018, 9:40pm CDT

Earth Suddenly Emerged from the Ocean 2.4 Billion Years Ago

Earth Suddenly Emerged from the Ocean 2.4 Billion Years Ago

Chemical signatures in the Earth's most common sedimentary rock point to a rapid rise of land above the ocean 2.4 billion...

May 24 2018, 6:55am CDT

Record Ocean Heat in the Gulf of Mexico Fueled Hurricane Harvey

Record Ocean Heat in the Gulf of Mexico Fueled Hurricane Harvey

Hurricane Harvey was Caused by Record Heat Wave in the Gulf of Mexico--- According to a new analysis led by the National Center...

May 11 2018, 3:50am CDT

New Ocean Zone Discovered in Bermuda with 100 New Marine Species

New Ocean Zone Discovered in Bermuda with 100 New Marine Species

Over a 100 New Marine Species Discovered in the Vicinity of the Bermuda Coast Confirm a New Zone in Ocean called Rariphotic Zon...

May 9 2018, 8:00am CDT

Atlantic Ocean Circulation is Currently at its Weakest Point in the Past 1600 Years

Atlantic Ocean Circulation is Currently at its Weakest Point in the Past 1600 Years

The Atlantic Ocean is Showing Signs of Record Levels of Weak Water Circulation...

Apr 13 2018, 9:53am CDT

Researchers Discover a New Mysterious Zone  in the Ocean

Researchers Discover a New Mysterious Zone in the Ocean

The zone has been named the rariphotic and contains a number of previously unknown fish species...

Mar 25 2018, 5:07pm CDT

Scientists Recreate Titan's Ocean to Test Outer Space Submarine

Scientists Recreate Titan's Icy Ocean to Test Outer Space Submarine

NASA plans to launch a submarine into Titan seas in the next 20 years....

Feb 9 2018, 4:31am CST

2017 was the Warmest Year for World Ocean

2017 was the Warmest Year for World Ocean

Increases in ocean temperature cause ocean volume expansion, which contributes to the global sea level rise...

Jan 20 2018, 7:25am CST

Scientists Capture Mysterious Hum on Ocean Floor

Scientists Capture Mysterious Hum on Ocean Floor

The vibration detected from seismometers on the ocean sea floor can give a better overall picture of our planet...

Dec 9 2017, 2:39pm CST

Researchers Discover Deepest Ever Fish in the Ocean

Researchers Discover Deepest Fish Ever in the Ocean

The deepest ocean fish thrives at depths of about 26,200 feet along the Mariana Trench...

Dec 2 2017, 12:04pm CST

Mysterious Shadow Zone Traps the World’s Oldest Ocean Water

Mysterious Shadow Zone Traps the World’s Oldest Ocean Water

Scientists solve the mystery of how oldest water in the North Pacific has remained trapped 2km below the sea surface...

Nov 12 2017, 9:33am CST

Dwarf Planet Ceres may have Harbored a Vast Ocean

Dwarf Planet Ceres may have Harbored a Vast Ocean

NASA's Dawn mission finds possible ancient ocean remnants at Ceres...

Oct 29 2017, 3:22am CDT

Japanese Scientists to Create Electricity from Ocean Waves

Japanese Scientists to Create Electricity from Ocean Waves

Researchers develop submerged turbines to convert the power of ocean waves into clean and affordable energy...

Sep 23 2017, 10:35pm CDT

NASA Rocket to Create Artificial Clouds Over Mid-Atlantic Ocean

NASA Rocket to Create Artificial Clouds Over Mid-Atlantic Ocean

The artificial glowing clouds will allow researchers to trace the flow and the motion of winds in the Earth's upper atmosp...

May 31 2017, 6:44am CDT

The Ocean Cleanup Raises $21.7 Million to Rid the Oceans of Plastic

The Ocean Cleanup Raises $21.7 Million to Rid the Oceans of Plastic

A Dutch foundation by the name of Ocean Cleanup has collected $21.7 million in donations for cleaning up the trash in the Pacif...

May 5 2017, 5:38am CDT

HTC U Ocean Images Leaked

HTC U Ocean Images Leaked

The images leaked by Evan Blass on Twitter show the front and back panels of the U device with much clarity...

Apr 17 2017, 9:25am CDT

Climate Change Drops Ocean Oxygen Levels by 2% in 50 Years

Climate Change Drops Ocean Oxygen Levels by 2% in 50 Years

Apparently, the global oxygen levels in the oceans are currently low. This is obviously due to man-made interventions in the cl...

Feb 17 2017, 8:48am CST

Banned Chemicals Found in Deep Ocean Organisms

Banned Chemicals Found Deep in Mariana Trench

It looks like some of the worst pollutants from the 70s were found deep in the Pacific Ocean's Mariana and Kermadec Trench...

Feb 14 2017, 4:58am CST

This Squid has Mismatched Eyes to Help it Survive in the Dark Ocean

This Squid has Mismatched Eyes to Help it Survive in the Dark Ocean

Researchers have found that the strawberry squid has evolved a lopsided set of eyes for seeing two very different sources of li...

Feb 13 2017, 12:57pm CST

Warm Ocean Water Blamed for Alaskan Seabird Die-off

Warm Ocean Water Blamed for Alaskan Seabird Die-off

Researchers have pinned down the cause of 2016 commom murre die-off...

Feb 12 2017, 10:32am CST

Cliff Collapses at Hawaii Volcano Lava Ocean Entry Point

Cliff Collapses at Hawaii Lava Ocean Entry Point

Camera captures the stunning moment an entire section of sea cliff drops into the ocean...

Feb 4 2017, 2:29am CST

Massive Lava Stream from Hawaii Volcano Flows into the Pacific Ocean

Massive Lava Stream from Hawaii Volcano Flows into the Pacific Ocean

USGS captures dramatic video of a steady stream of lava pouring from the Kilauea volcano in Hawaii...

Feb 1 2017, 11:16pm CST

NASA Develops New Liquid-Based Test for Finding Alien Life on Ocean Worlds

NASA Develops New Liquid-Based Test for Finding Alien Life on Ocean Worlds

A whole set of novel criteria have been announced by NASA for the existence of alien life forms on other planets. They involve...

Jan 31 2017, 7:45am CST

These Tiny Underwater Robots Mimic Planktons in Ocean

These Tiny Underwater Robots Mimic Planktons in Ocean

Scientists have sent myriad small robots underwater to map the ocean floors of the world....

Jan 25 2017, 6:59am CST

Gigantic Ocean Valleys Discovered Beneath West Antarctica Glaciers

Gigantic Seafloor Valleys Discovered Beneath West Antarctica Glaciers

The valleys could accelarate the melting of some of the some of biggest glaciers in West Antarctica...

Jan 19 2017, 2:48am CST

The Hobbit’s Richard Armitage Joins Ocean's Eight’s Cast

The Hobbit’s Richard Armitage Joins Ocean's Eight’s Cast

The Hobbit star Richard Armitage announced to be joining the cast of the Ocean’s Eight...

Jan 18 2017, 12:25pm CST

Warmer West Coast Ocean Increases Risk of Toxic Shellfish

Warmer Oceans Increase Risk of Toxic Shellfish

There are higher risks of toxic shellfish due to a hotter West Coast ocean....

Jan 10 2017, 7:23am CST

Atlantic Ocean Current Could Collapse With Climate Change

Atlantic Ocean Current Could Collapse With Climate Change

There are reports that global warming is causing one of the world's largest ocean water circulation systems to undergo dis...

Jan 6 2017, 8:12am CST

Hawaii Island’s Kamokuna Lava Delta Collapses into the Ocean

Hawaii Island’s Kamokuna Lava Delta Collapses into the Ocean

The volcanic activity puts on a spectacular display of smoke and fire on New Year's Eve...

Jan 3 2017, 2:08am CST

Six New Deep-Sea Creatures Discovered in Indian Ocean

Unique Animal Species Discovered in Indian Ocean

Researchers have found half a dozen novel marine animal species beneath the Indian Ocean. This has been a source of pride for t...

Dec 16 2016, 9:49am CST

Pluto’s Icy Ocean May Harbor Life

Pluto’s Icy Ocean May Harbor Life

Evidences suggest that an ocean laden with ammonia lies beneath the heart-shaped region on Pluto known as Sputnik Planitia...

Dec 4 2016, 10:19pm CST

Giant Galaxies Born in Cosmic Ocean of Cold Gas

Giant Galaxies Born in Cosmic Ocean of Cold Gas

Using radio telescopes in Australia and the US, an international team of scientists has discovered that the biggest galaxies in...

Dec 3 2016, 9:43pm CST

Deepest Water Ocean Found 1000 KM Below Earth's Surface

Deepest Water Ocean Found 1000 KM Below Earth's Surface

A large reservoir of water that lies 620 miles beneath the planetary surface may evaporate soon leading to the end of life as w...

Nov 26 2016, 8:36am CST

First Glimpse of One of Most Abundant Microbes in the Ocean Captured

First Glimpse of One of Most Abundant Microbes in the Ocean Captured

The importance of single-cellular organism was not recognized until recent surveys showed that the are commonly found organisms...

Nov 23 2016, 7:58am CST

Pluto's Frozen Surface may Hide a vast Liquid Ocean

Pluto's frozen surface may conceal a liquid ocean lying deep beneath, suggests new research based on analysis of features reve...

Nov 17 2016, 10:40pm CST

Pluto has a Liquid Subsurface Ocean

Pluto has a Liquid Subsurface Ocean

The planet Pluto has a semi-solid ocean and it lies directly beneath its crust....

Nov 17 2016, 4:21am CST

High Ocean Temperatures Lead to Tropical Fish Causing Kelp Forests Destruction

High Ocean Temperatures Lead to Tropical Fish Causing Kelp Forests Destruction

There is the occurrence of high oceanic temperatures which lead to tropical fish causing kelp deforestation....

Nov 15 2016, 4:24am CST

NASA Time-lapse Video Shows How Rapidly Arctic Ocean is Losing its Sea Ice in Three Decades

NASA Time-lapse Video Shows How Rapidly Arctic Ocean is Losing its Sea Ice

Incredible video shows the annual Arctic sea ice melt between September 1984 and September 2016...

Oct 31 2016, 2:38am CDT

Cassini Spacecraft Reveals Subsurface Ocean on Saturn's Moon Dione

Cassini Spacecraft Reveals Subsurface Ocean on Saturn's Moon Dione

Dione may be the third Saturn moon to have a subsurface ocean after Titan and Enceladus...

Oct 6 2016, 5:29am CDT