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NASA’s Long-Term Climate Predictions have Proven to be Very Accurate, Within 1/20th of a Degree Celsius

There are a handful of major science institutions around the world that keep track of the Earth's temperature. They all…

3 weeks ago

The Collision that Created the Moon Might Have Also Brought Water to the Early Earth

Scientists at the University of Munster have discovered that Earth got its water from a collision with Theia. Theia was…

4 weeks ago

Today is the Highest Concentration of Atmospheric CO2 in Human History. 415 Parts Per Million. Last Time it Was This High, There Were Trees at the South Pole

Think about this for a minute: We humans and our emissions are helping turn back the climatological clock by 2…

1 month ago

The World’s Space Agencies are Responding to a Hypothetical Asteroid Impact. You Can Watch it all Unfold Online.

Remember when Orson Welles' 1938 radio show called "The War of the Worlds" fooled people into thinking that Earth was…

2 months ago

Space Weather Forecasts can now give Satellites One Whole Day of Warning when a Killer Solar Storm is Inbound

Earth's fleet of satellites is in a vulnerable position. When solar activity increases, high-energy particles are directed toward Earth. Our…

2 months ago

Jupiter or Earth? Which One’s Which, and Why Do They Look so Similar?

Jupiter: a massive, lifeless gas giant out there on the other side of the asteroid belt. It's a behemoth, containing…

3 months ago

Massive Volcanic Eruptions 66 Million Years Ago Happened Almost Exactly When the Dinosaurs Died Off

Everyone knows an asteroid strike wiped out the dinosaurs, right? Lots of evidence shows that the Chicxulub impact event had…

4 months ago

Antarctica is About to Unleash an Iceberg Twice the Size of New York City

An ice shelf in Antarctica is about to give birth to a baby. This baby is a giant, spawned by…

4 months ago

Another Enormous Crater Found Under the Ice in Greenland

A glaciologist has discovered another enormous impact crater under more than a mile of ice in Greenland. This is on…

4 months ago

One of the Oldest Earth Rocks Turned up on the Moon, of all Places

A recent study has determined that the oldest sample of Earth rock ever discovered (~4 billion years old) was actually…

5 months ago