Earth

How did Earth go From Molten Hellscape to Habitable Planet?

Earth formed from the Sun's protoplanetary disk about 4.6 billion years ago. In the beginning, it was a molten spheroid…

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Thanks to Observations, a Potentially Dangerous Asteroid was Found to be Harmless

Earlier this year, the discovery of a potentially hazardous asteroid took astronomers on a roller coaster ride. On January 6,…

7 months ago

Last-Minute Defense Against an Asteroid That Could Obliterate it Before Impact

Gazing at the night sky can evoke a sense of wonder regarding humanity's place in the Universe. But that's not…

7 months ago

Archeologists are Planning to Scan the Great Pyramid of Giza With Cosmic Rays With Such Detail, They Should see Every Hidden Chamber Inside

The Great Pyramid of Giza might be the most iconic structure humans ever built. Ancient civilizations constructed archaeological icons that…

7 months ago

We don’t Know Exactly When the Dinosaurs Died, but Now We Know it was in the Springtime

We’ve long known a disaster took place about 66 million years ago, where in a geological instant, 75% of the…

7 months ago

Does the Entire Planet Have a Mind of its Own?

What is humanity? Do our minds set us apart from the rest of nature and from the rest of Earth?…

7 months ago

As Temperatures Rise, Antarctica is Turning Green

The global climate is warming, and Earth's polar regions are feeling the effects. A new study of the South Orkney…

8 months ago

North Korea Releases Pictures of Earth They Say Were Taken From Space

North Korea released some pictures they say come from their recent missile test. The missile they tested—the intermediate-range Hwasong-12—can reach…

8 months ago

A Chinese Space Tug Just Grappled a Dead Satellite

A Chinese satellite pulled a defunct navigation satellite out of the way of other satellites on January 22nd. The satellite,…

8 months ago

It’s Been Constantly Raining Meteors on Mars for 600 Million Years. Earth too.

New research shows that Mars has faced a constant rain of meteors during the last 600 million years. This finding…

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