The surface of the sun has been surprisingly calm of late -- with fewer sunspots than anytime in the last century -- prompting curious scientists to wonder just what it might mean here on Earth.
A NASA-led team of scientists has found proof that soot from a rapidly industrializing Europe caused the abrupt retreat of mountain glaciers in the European Alps that began in the 1860s.
Penguin populations in Antarctica surged during the Little Ice Age - a cold period between 1500 and 1800 AD, a new study suggests.
Plants that were frozen during the "Little Ice Age" centuries ago are sprouting new growth, a group of scientists from the University of Alberta have revealed.
A mysterious cool spell which lasted into the late 19th century and dubbed Little Ice Age appears to have been caused by a series of volcanic eruptions and sustained by sea ice, a new study has suggested.
Day in Pics: 22nd November
Showbiz World - November 22, 2014
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