Earth science

Animals Could Have Been Around Hundreds of Millions of Years Earlier Than Previously Believed

According to new Earth sciences research, the oldest fossilized remains of animal life may have been found in the Canadian…

2 months ago

Clean Room Tour with NASA’s Next Gen Tracking Data Relay Satellite TDRS-M, Closeout Incident Under Review – Photos

ASTROTECH SPACE OPERATIONS/KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL - The last of NASA’s next generation Tracking and Data Relay Satellites (TRDS) designed…

4 years ago

Trump Proposes $19.1 Billion 2018 NASA Budget, Cuts Earth Science and Education

The Trump Administration has proposed a $19.1 Billion NASA budget request for Fiscal Year 2018, which amounts to a $0.5…

4 years ago

Early Earth Was Almost Entirely Underwater, With Just A Few Islands

Ancient grains of the mineral zircon help researchers paint a picture of Earth in the Hadean Eon, and that picture…

4 years ago

SpaceX Launching NASA Jason-3 Ocean Surveillance Satellite Jan. 17; with Barge Rocket Landing – Watch Live

The joint NASA-European ocean surveillance satellite named Jason-3 is poised for blastoff from SpaceX’s California launch pad on Sunday, Jan.…

6 years ago

Who Was Democritus?

As the philosopher Nietzsche famously said "He who would learn to fly one day must first learn to stand and…

6 years ago

What are the Earth’s Layers?

There is more to the Earth than what we can see on the surface. In fact, if you were able…

6 years ago

NASA Launches Revolutionary Earth Science Satellite Measuring Soil Moisture Cycle

NASA's Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) observatory, on a United Launch Alliance Delta II rocket, is seen after the mobile…

7 years ago