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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…

5 months 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 year ago

It Looks Like Plate Tectonics Aren’t Required to Support Life

According to a new study, it is possible that extra-solar planets with no plate tectonics might be capable of supporting…

2 years ago

Weekly Space Hangout – February 10, 2017: Weekend Eclipse, Occultation and Comet 45P!

Host: Fraser Cain (@fcain) Guests: Paul M. Sutter (pmsutter.com / @PaulMattSutter) Morgan Rehnberg (MorganRehnberg.com / @MorganRehnberg) Dave Dickinson (www.astroguyz.com /…

4 years ago

How Do We Terraform Venus?

Given its similarities to Earth, there are many who believe we should terraform Venus, making it live up to its…

5 years ago

NASA’s Carbon Dioxide Greenhouse Gas Observatory Captures ‘First Light’ at Head of International ‘A-Train’ of Earth Science Satellites

NASA’s first spacecraft dedicated to studying Earth’s atmospheric climate changing carbon dioxide (CO2) levels and its carbon cycle has reached…

6 years ago

A Dark and Dusty Avalanche on Mars

Mars may be geologically inactive but that doesn't mean there's nothing happening there -- seasonal changes on the Red Planet…

7 years ago

Dry Ice Drives Dramatic Changes on Mars

Mars may not be tectonically active but that doesn't mean there's nothing happening on the Red Planet's surface. This video…

8 years ago

Giant Spiders on Mars!

Eek, spiders! All right, so it's not actually little green arachnids we're talking about here, but they are definitely spidery…

8 years ago

1981 Climate Change Predictions Were Eerily Accurate

[/caption] A paper published in the journal Science in August 1981 made several projections regarding future climate change and anthropogenic…

9 years ago