March 11, 2014; 9:24 PM ET
After a springlike Tuesday in Washington, D.C., a stormy Wednesday will be followed by an frigid blast on Thursday. more >
Turning much colder Thursday
The world's biggest wind-driven ocean current carries 20 percent more water than previously thought, scientists announced this week.
Even if you're fed up with winter—the snow, the sleet, the shivering—the sheer natural beauty of these eye-popping glacier formations should warm your heart.
Radiation from Japan's leaking Fukushima nuclear power plant has reached waters offshore Canada, researchers said today at the annual American Geophysical Union's Ocean Sciences Meeting in Honolulu.
Sneaker waves, as they are colloquially known, can strike seemingly without warning and have been responsible for numerous deaths in recent years.