Climate Change

A Lake in a Martian Crater was Once Filled by Glacial Runoff

Using images obtained by the MRO, a team of researchers has found features on Mars that were formed billions of…

2 weeks ago

Maybe Mars Didn’t Lose its Water After All. It’s Still Trapped on the Planet

Roughly 4 billion years ago, Mars looked a lot different than it does today. For starters, its atmosphere was thicker…

3 weeks ago

2020 Ties for the Hottest Year on Record

According to NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS), 2020 tied 2016 for being the hottest year on record!

3 months ago

Iceland is a Similar Environment to Ancient Mars

A new study conducted by NASA scientists and Rice University shows how Iceland's environment is the closest analog on Earth…

3 months ago

Climate Change is Making the Atmosphere Worse for Astronomy

Modern astronomical telescopes are extraordinarly powerful. And we keep making them more powerful. With telescopes like the Extremely Large Telescope…

7 months ago

This Giant Iceberg Has Been Sailing the Southern Seas for Three Years Now

An iceberg that calved off of from a larger ice formation has spent three years floating on the ocean near…

9 months ago

Even If We Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions Tomorrow, it Would Take Decades for the Earth to Start Cooling Again

If—or hopefully when—we cut our Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions, we won't notice much difference in the climate. The Earth's natural…

9 months ago

The Coast of Antarctica is Starting to Turn Green

The Antarctic Peninsula is the northernmost part of Antarctica, and has the mildest climate on the continent. In January, the…

11 months ago

According to NASA, 2019 Was the Second Hottest Year on Record

NASA and the NOAA just announced that 2019 was the second hottest year on record. It barely edged out 2016,…

1 year ago