In a new video, astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson proves the Earth is really spherical in shape and not flat. He cites several proofs ranging from an ancient Greek experiment to modern cosmological studies.
Space March 11, 2018
What makes the discovery of Ice VII inside a diamond so important? It could help us understand the way the Earth really works from the inside.
Earth/Environment March 10, 2018
A tiny diamond extracted from the Cullinan Mine in South Africa contains a chunk of rare mineral from 700 kilometers below the surface. It has never been seen above the ground until recently.
Earth/Environment March 8, 2018
David Bowie onced asked if there’s life on Mars. Well, according to a new study published in PNAS, it’s possible Mars harbors life despite its conditions.
Earth/Environment February 27, 2018
An international team of scientists concluded that a massive comet crashed into the Earth 13,000 years ago. The event supposedly created firestorms around the world, with the dust clouds blocking the sun and eventually leading into a mini ice age.
Ancient February 5, 2018
The Earth's north and south magnetic poles are due for a reverse. The last time it shifted was some 780,000 years ago in a Laschamp event. Can human race survive this kind of pole reversal?
Space January 31, 2018
NASA tagged 2017 as the second hottest year since 1880, second to 2016. However, without taking into account the effects of the El Niño phenomenon, 2017 would be considered the warmest year on record.
Earth/Environment January 23, 2018
Asteroid Bennu-bound OSIRIS-REx took an amazing photo of the Earth and the Moon from 5 million kilometers away. It is just one of the many stunning photos of our planet from space.
Space January 4, 2018
Waves created by the solar eclipse of August 2017 provide brand new information about the Earth, Sun, and Moon. What did its discovery reveal to MIT researchers?
Earth/Environment December 26, 2017
Scientists now have evidence that there was life on Earth before 3.5 billion years ago. The confirmation comes in the form of microfossils in a nearly 3.5-billion-year-old rock discovered in Australia.
Earth/Environment December 19, 2017
Scientists were able to record the Earth's hum from the ocean floor for the first time. The observations may help researchers decipher the reason and source for the mysterious phenomenon.
Earth/Environment December 10, 2017
Elon Musk, the visionary CEO and founder of Tesla and SpaceX, wondered if people who believe that the Earth is flat also thought the same of other planets. The Flat Earth Society responded, but its answer raised more questions instead.
Earth/Environment November 30, 2017
The plan of 61-year-old limousine driver and self-taught rocket scientist 'Mad' Mike Hughes to use his homemade rocket to prove that the Earth is flat has hit a snag. However, the dangerous mission will still push through.
Earth/Environment November 26, 2017
Scientists claim that there will be more major earthquakes in 2018 compared to this year. According to new research, the number of devastating earthquakes is connected to a slower Earth rotation speed.
Earth/Environment November 20, 2017
NASA released a time-lapse animation showing how Earth changed in a span of 20 years. The remarkable collection of images shows that Earth is indeed a unique living planet.
Space November 19, 2017
Researchers from 184 nations have issued a letter warning mankind about the impending environmental disaster Earth faces if immediate action is not taken. The letter has also urged developed nations to be more proactive.
Earth/Environment November 14, 2017
The origin of life is one of the biggest questions scientists have been trying to answer. Now, some chemists believe a chemical called DAP may be the link to explain the beginning of primitive Earth.
Ancient November 7, 2017
NASA is getting close to finally finding the mysterious Planet Nine, as Caltech researchers have presented new evidence for its existence. NASA also reiterated that Planet Nine, Nibiru, or whatever people want to call it, will not collide with Earth.
Space October 16, 2017
Biologically produced graphite found in 3.95-billion-year-old sedimentary rocks in Labrador, Canada, could be the oldest evidence of life on Earth. What are the implications of the discovery?
Earth/Environment September 30, 2017
A mass extinction might occur by 2100, according to an MIT professor’s new study. If Earth’s oceans hit a certain carbon threshold, the sixth mass extinction could occur at the end of this century.
Earth/Environment September 21, 2017
The world as we know it will end on Sept. 23: Earth will collide with Planet Nibiru and cause a series of catastrophic events. Or so a Christian numerologist believes.
Space September 18, 2017
Researchers from the Universities of Oxford and Harvard explore the astrophysical events that could kill tardigrades and sterilize the Earth. What they found was a resilience of life on Earth thanks to tardigrades.
Animals July 15, 2017
The odds of the Earth getting hit by a large asteroid are relatively low, but what would happen if such an event did occur? Researchers have warned that, without protective measures in place, such an event could be devastating.
Space June 21, 2017
NASA on Thursday, May 18, released an aerial image of Earth taken from space. In 1969, the crew of Apollo 10 lunar orbital space mission captured the image from a distance of 36,000 nautical miles.
Space May 21, 2017
For once, humanity's impact on the environment might actually be helping the planet. NASA has discovered that very low-frequency transmissions have created a barrier around Earth, protecting it from harmful radiation.
Space May 19, 2017
Fox News columnist Michael Guillen questions Stephen Hawking’s latest doomsday prediction about the Earth having only 100 years left and humans escaping to Mars to survive. Here’s why.
Space May 9, 2017
The human mission to Mars has ignited popular attention. However, the mission is dotted with many challenges. Topping the list is tough living conditions triggering the question whether how successful will be human life on Mars.
Space May 9, 2017
Leading physicist Stephen Hawking has called for colonization of other planets as human race may not survive beyond 100 years. This is because of too many problems haunting mankind, including climate change and asteroid strike.
Space May 6, 2017
Stephen Hawking has warned that the next century might be the most dangerous for Earth. In a new BBC documentary, he will set out to discover ways humans can begin preparing to live in outer space.
Feature | Science May 3, 2017
Cassini takes a photo of Earth from between Saturn’s rings before its 'grand finale' set to begin by the end of April. The photo of Earth is reminiscent of Voyager 1’s ‘Pale Blue Dot.’
Space April 22, 2017
An asteroid as huge as the of Rock of Gibraltar will be hurtling past Earth on April 19 without a broad collision threat. It will come close to Earth within a range of 1.8 million kilometers.
Space April 19, 2017
NASA has revealed that Saturn’s moon Enceladus, with its frozen ocean and liquid water, might be harboring life. According to Cassini spacecraft data, the presence of hydrogen in the plumes from the icy surface of the moon bolsters this conclusion.
Space April 15, 2017
NASA has set a new focus on Earth’s human settlements with nightlight maps of 2016. The new priority for rapid updating of night maps by NASA will deliver precise and clear images using new tools and technologies.
Space April 14, 2017
For the first time, scientists have detected an atmosphere around an exoplanet bolstering the prospects of finding life outside the solar system. Dubbed GJ 1132b, the exoplanet orbits the dwarf star GJ 1132.
Space April 11, 2017
Titan, the largest of Saturn's moons, is one strange, sticky world, thanks to its electrically charged sand dunes. It is, in fact, one of the weirdest things there is in space.
Space March 29, 2017
Adding to the list of unique and wonderful skyscrapers is a new type of skyscraper - the Analemma Tower that will hang from an asteroid 30,000 miles above Earth. The skyscraper will be constructed on an orbital motion in Dubai.
Space March 29, 2017
Scientists have found that the magnetic Rossby waves, which occur in the Earth’s atmosphere, exist in the Sun’s atmosphere as well. This may help scientists make correct predictions of solar storms and flares in the future.
Space March 29, 2017
The sea ice level in the Arctic has hit a record low. At the winter peak in early March, it has come down to an ice area of 5.57 million square miles, less than the 35,000 square miles recorded in 2015.
Earth/Environment March 23, 2017
Researchers uncovered a piece of volcanic rock dating back to the formation of Earth’s early crust. Their findings could help us better understand planetary evolution in our solar system.
Ancient March 21, 2017
The weakened magnetic power and the alarming fall of geomagnetism at an area in the Southern Hemisphere known as the South Atlantic Anomaly point to an eventual geomagnetic pole reversal. How will such an occurrence affect the Earth and its inhabitants?
Earth/Environment March 14, 2017
A new study has revealed that ocean temperatures are rising at a faster pace than scientists previously anticipated. The research compared oceanic temperature data between 1960 and 2015 with the help of the latest technologies.
Earth/Environment March 14, 2017
The Cold Atom Laboratory is going to be launched into outer space in August 2017. This is being done so that physicists can study the various scientific phenomena taking place inside the device and learn more about the Bose-Einstein condensate.
Energy March 8, 2017
Discovery of the oldest fossil of living organism on Earth, estimated to be 4.5 billion years old, reinforces the expectation that Mars might be housing such vestiges, calling for meaningful explorations to confirm the presence of life on the planet.
Space March 7, 2017
NASA intends to send a new mission to the giant metal asteroid dubbed 16 Psyche in 2023. The spacecraft will study the composition of 16 Psyche to offer deeper insight into its formation
Space March 6, 2017
Solar storms created by electrically charged particles are the reason behind the creation of the Aurora Borealis or Northern Lights across the Arctic, states a new study. These solar storms also affect GPS signals and cause power failure.
Space March 4, 2017