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There’s a Surprising Amount of Life Deep Inside the Earth. Hundreds of Times More Mass than All of Humanity

Scientists with the Deep Carbon Observatory (DCO) are transforming our understanding of life deep inside the Earth, and maybe on…

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A Rapid Rise in Temperature Led to the Worst Extinction in our Planet’s History

Everyone knows about the extinction of the dinosaurs. A cataclysmic asteroid strike about 66 million years ago (mya) caused the…

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Ice loss in Greenland is Accelerating

The rate at which Greenland is losing its ice is accelerating. This unsurprising conclusion comes from a new study based…

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We Have the Technology. Airplanes Could Spray Particles into the Atmosphere to Battle Climate Change. But Should We?

If climate change models are correct, humanity is working itself—and dragging the rest of life on Earth with it—into a…

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NASA Tests a Tiny Satellite to Track Extreme Weather and Storms

NASA recently deployed a technology demonstrator called the RainCube, a miniature satellite that could revolutionize how we monitor weather

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Look at all the Aerosols Pushed into the Atmosphere, from Fires, Volcanoes and Pollution. Even Sea Salt Thrown into the Air from Hurricanes

Using the Goddard Earth Observing System Forward Processing (GEOS FP) model, NASA recently released a visualization that showed all the…

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Does Climate Change Explain Why We Don’t See Any Aliens Out There?

Addressing the Fermi Paradox, a team of researchers recently conducted a study predicts whether or not Climate Change may be…

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Some of The Last Glaciers in The Tropics. They’ll be Gone in About a Decade

Images released by NASA's Earth Observatory show how ice loss in the tropics is advancing, and how glaciers there will…

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12,800 Years Ago, Earth Was Struck by a Disintegrating Comet, Setting Off Global Firestorms

According to a massive research study, Earth was struck by a comet 12,800 years ago that caused massive wildfires to…

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Watch this Chilling Animation of Capetown’s Water Disappearing

A new animation released by NASA's Earth Observatory illustrates how ongoing drought is diminishing Cape Town's water supply.

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