Environment

With Funding From Jeff Bezos, MethaneSAT Picks Elon Musk’s SpaceX for 2022 Launch

Billionaires Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk are usually rivals on the final frontier, but they both have a role to…

4 months ago

Great Barrier Reef Has Lost Half of its Coral Over the Last 25 Years

A new study found that warmer ocean temperatures driven by climate change have caused Australia’s Great Barrier Reef to lose…

7 months ago

Herbal Earth: Spectacular Vegetation Views of Our Home Planet and the Natural World of Living Green Life

Earth’s Vegetation from Suomi NPP satellite. World map of vegetation data collected by the Suomi NPP satellite (National Polar-orbiting Partnership)…

8 years ago

The Top 5 “Earth as Art” Images, Thanks to Landsat

NASA's first Earth-observing Landsat satellite launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base on July 23, 1972, and to celebrate the 40th…

9 years ago

Go an Hour Without Power: Earth Hour 2012

You've seen all the videos and images we've been featuring lately that astronauts on the International Space Station have taken…

9 years ago

How Plants May Have Helped Create Earth’s Unique Landscapes

[/caption] According to conventional thinking, plant life first took hold on Earth after oceans and rivers formed; the soil produced…

9 years ago

As the World Burns: Satellites Watch Fires Around the World

NASA put out this video last week and we missed covering it, but this is a very interesting little video…

10 years ago

Climate Vs. Weather Video

It happens every winter, and even more so during the recent cold snap here in the US: frequently people say,…

11 years ago

Watermelons: The Newest Renewable Energy Source

This has nothing to do with space or astronomy, but is perhaps one of the juiciest pieces of new I…

12 years ago