Earth

How Animal Movements Help Us Study the Planet

Scientists have been underutilizing a key resource we can use to help us understand Earth: animals. Our fellow Earthlings have…

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Gravity From Mars has an Effect on Earth’s Oceans

We are all too familiar of the Moon’s effect on our planet. It’s relentless tug causes our tides but even…

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Earth’s Long-Term Habitability Relies on Chemical Cycles. How Can We Better Understand Them?

We, and all other complex life, require stability to evolve. Planetary conditions needed to be benign and long-lived for creatures…

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Satellite Measurements Show That Global Carbon Emissions are Still Rising

According to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Sixth Assessment Report (AR6), human activities have significantly impacted the planet.…

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See the Dramatic Final Moments of the Doomed ERS-2 Satellite

When a satellite reaches the end of its life, it has only two destinations. It can either be maneuvered into…

2 months ago

Can the Gaia Hypothesis Be Tested in the Lab?

During the 1970s, inventor/environmentalist James Lovelock and evolutionary biologist Lynn Margulis proposed the Gaia Hypothesis. This theory posits that Earth…

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Cosmic Dust Could Spread Life from World to World Across the Galaxy

Does life appear independently on different planets in the galaxy? Or does it spread from world to world? Or does…

2 months ago

How Did Life Get Started on Earth? Atmospheric Haze Might Have Been the Key

A recent study accepted to The Planetary Science Journal investigates how the organic hazes that existed on Earth between the…

2 months ago

The World's Largest Iceberg Sets Sail for Adventure Beyond Antarctic Waters

In November 2023, the monster iceberg A23e finally dislodged from the seafloor after being grounded and stuck there for 40…

3 months ago

NASA Confirms that 2023 was the Hottest Year on Record

After analyzing the temperature data from 2023, NASA has concluded that it was the hottest year on record. This will…

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