Ah, rarity. We like it so. A blue moon won't appear again until 2018, and in wildfire areas it might appear to be red, because the particles thrown into the air by fire affect the color spectrum.
A volcano erupted in spectacular fashion on a small island in southern Japan on Friday, spewing out rocks and ash, causing local residents to evacuate and flee the scene.
A volcano on the Galapagos Islands erupted Monday, raising fears for the region's unique pink iguanas.
The reason why Neanderthals no longer walk the Earth has long remained a mystery, and now one group of scientists is taking a closer look at a major volcanic eruption that may have, at least in part, wiped out our early human ancestors.
Dark matter may have been responsible for the comet strike that killed off the dinosaurs 66 million years ago, as well as other mass extinction events and geologic upheavals, according to one scientist.