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New Insight into How Earth Feeds Volcanic Super-eruptions

New Insight into How Earth Feeds Volcanic Super-eruptions

The findings will allow researchers to better understand the long-term development of supervolcanoes....

1 day ago, 4:12pm CDT

Earth Used to be Purple, Study Shows

Earth Used to be Purple, Study Shows

The results have implications for the search for life beyond our planet...

4 days ago, 3:54pm CDT

Wind Power Trade-Offs Analyzed

Wind Power Trade-Offs Analyzed

Researchers say that Wind farms will cause more environmental impact than previously thought....

Oct 9 2018, 8:23am CDT

NASA’s Parker Solar Probe Sends First Images to Earth

NASA’s Parker Solar Probe Sends First Images to Earth

Parker Probe will travel closer to the Sun than any spacecraft before and explore its outer surface....

Sep 21 2018, 2:42pm CDT

Jupiter’s Magnetic Field is Totally Different from Earth

Jupiter’s Magnetic Field is Totally Different from Earth's

NASA's Juno spacecraft maps Jupiter’s magnetic field in unprecedented detail....

Sep 8 2018, 11:03am CDT

Earth is Dangerously Close To Entering Irreversible ‘Hothouse’ State

Earth is Dangerously Close To Entering Irreversible ‘Hothouse’ State

New study suggests that human-induced global warming of 2°C could lead to "hothouse Earth" even if we stop emitting g...

Aug 14 2018, 1:08pm CDT

Tiny Microscopic Organisms are the Fastest Beasts on Earth

Tiny Microscopic Organisms are the Fastest Beasts on Earth

The creature can reduce its body length by more than 60 percent in a few milliseconds....

Aug 11 2018, 9:23am CDT

Astronomers Discover Exoplanets Where Life Could Develop as it did on Earth

Astronomers Discover Exoplanets Where Life Could Develop as it did on Earth

Sufficient ultraviolet (UV) light can produce same chemical conditions that may have led to life on Earth....

Aug 5 2018, 12:41am CDT

Blue Diamonds Form Deeper in the Earth's Mantle Than Other Diamonds

Blue Diamonds Form Deeper in the Earth's Mantle Than Other Diamonds

Extremely rare blue diamonds can hold new information about Earth's interior...

Aug 4 2018, 3:09am CDT

Mars is Making its Closest Approach to Earth in 15 Years

Mars is Making its Closest Approach to Earth in 15 Years

On Tuesday, Mars and Earth will be just 35.8 million miles apart...

Jul 29 2018, 9:58am CDT

Space Just Got Closer to Earth, Experts Say

Space Just Got Closer to Earth, Experts Say

According to a new study, outer space may have gotten closer to Earth by 12 miles...

Jul 28 2018, 12:54am CDT

Earth's Oxygen Levels Rose and Fell More Than Once Before the Great Oxidation Event

Earth's Oxygen Levels Rose and Fell More Than Once Before the Great Oxidation Event

The Amount of Oxygen Rose and Fell on Many an Occasion in the Planet’s Prehistoric Past. Actually, oxygen levels on early Earth...

Jul 10 2018, 3:16pm CDT

Giant Dinosaurs Lived on Earth Much Earlier Than Previously Thought

Giant Dinosaurs Lived on Earth Much Earlier Than Previously Thought

200 Million-Year-Old Fossils Discovery by Paleontologists in Argentina Suggests That The Largest Dinosaurs began Appearing Earl...

Jul 10 2018, 2:09pm CDT

Massive Star System Eta Carinae is Shooting Cosmic Rays Towards Earth

Massive Star System Eta Carinae is Shooting Cosmic Rays Towards Earth

Eta Carinae is the most luminous and massive stellar system within 10,000 light-years from Earth....

Jul 5 2018, 11:29pm CDT

Most Asteroids and Meteorites on Earth Originate From Five or Six Ancient Planets

Most Asteroids and Meteorites on Earth Originate From Five or Six Ancient Planets

Many Asteroids come from Five Ancient Lost Planets that were Once Whole...

Jul 4 2018, 10:20am CDT

Earth's First Animals Evolution Caused Global Warming

Earth's First Animals Evolution Caused Global Warming

A new study finds that the evolution of Earth's first animals more than 500 million years ago caused global warming....

Jul 3 2018, 9:03am CDT

Earth has More Streams and Rivers Than We Thought

Earth has More Streams and Rivers Than We Thought

Researchers have found that global river and stream surface area is about 45 percent greater than previous estimates...

Jun 29 2018, 12:21am CDT

Earth's Coldest Temperature Recorded in East Antarctica

Earth's Coldest Temperature Recorded in East Antarctica

The Coldest Temperature on the Face of the Earth is Observed in East Antarctica which is -144°F or -98°C...

Jun 26 2018, 7:50am CDT

World's Oldest Animal Footprints Found on Earth

World's Oldest Animal Footprints Found on Earth

545 Million Year Old Footprints of a Creature found on Primitive Sea Floor...

Jun 8 2018, 2:02pm CDT

Asteriod Hurtling Towards Earth Explodes Over Africa

Asteroid Hurtling Towards Earth Explodes Over Africa

The event was witnessed by a number of observers on June 2...

Jun 6 2018, 1:39pm CDT

NOAA’s New Weather Satellite Captures First Image of Earth

NOAA’s New Weather Satellite Captures First Image of Earth

GOES-17 satellite is aiming to provide fast, refined data for more accurate weather forecasts and warnings...

Jun 3 2018, 3:19pm CDT

New Research Upsets Current Theories of Evolution on Earth

New Research Upsets Current Theories of Evolution on Earth

Genetic Tests Reveals New Information about Evolution of Different Species....

Jun 1 2018, 9:11am CDT

Earth Suddenly Emerged from the Ocean 2.4 Billion Years Ago

Earth Suddenly Emerged from the Ocean 2.4 Billion Years Ago

Chemical signatures in the Earth's most common sedimentary rock point to a rapid rise of land above the ocean 2.4 billion...

May 24 2018, 6:55am CDT

Supernovae could have Caused Mass Extinctions on Earth

Supernovae could have Caused Mass Extinctions on Earth

New study says that supernovae likely caused decrease in Earth's ozone layer, which also affected its atmosphere...

May 23 2018, 4:20pm CDT

Humans Account for Just 0.01% of All Life on Earth But Eliminated Majority of Other Living Things

Humans Account for Just 0.01% of All Life on Earth But Eliminated Majority of Other Living Things

Our Species has Wiped Out Earth’s Biodiversity while Comprising a Small Percentage of It...

May 22 2018, 3:07am CDT

NASA’s RXTE Spacecraft Fall to Earth After 2 Decades in Space

NASA’s RXTE Spacecraft Fall to Earth After 2 Decades in Space

The satellite orbited Earth for years and detected X-rays signals released by some of the most extreme environments in space...

May 20 2018, 3:31pm CDT

Mars-Bound Spacecraft Captures First Image of Earth and Moon

Mars-Bound Spacecraft Captures First Image of Earth and Moon

The stunning image shows Earth and its moon as tiny dots floating in space...

May 19 2018, 7:06am CDT

Octopuses Could Actually be Aliens on Earth

Octopuses Could Actually be Aliens on Earth

New Hypothesis states that Octopuses could Actually be Aliens on Earth...

May 17 2018, 10:06am CDT

Snowball Earth Caused by Plate Tectonics

Snowball Earth Caused by Plate Tectonics

The Phenomenon of Snowball Earth occurred Millions of Years Ago due to Plate Tectonics...

May 9 2018, 9:01am CDT

Flat-Earthers Believe You Can't Fall Off Earth Edge Because of Pac-Man Effect

The Flat Earth Conspiracy is Just a Matter of How Far Down the Rabbit Hole You Go...

May 2 2018, 7:44am CDT

Scientists Show How Asteroids Brought Water to Earth

Experiment Shows How Asteroids Brought Water to Earth

Using a high-powered projectile cannon, researchers show how impacts by water-rich asteroids can deliver surprising amounts of...

Apr 26 2018, 9:10am CDT

Tiangong-1 Space Station Mostly Burned Up on Reentry

Tiangong-1 Space Station Mostly Burned Up on Reentry

The Tiangong-1 Space Station is no more....

Apr 2 2018, 12:56am CDT

New Tiangong-1 Space Station Reentry Forecast Released

New Tiangong-1 Space Station Reentry Forecast Released

Reentry of Tiangong-1 Space Station is now forecasted for late Sunday, April 1. Updated....

Apr 1 2018, 2:15pm CDT

Tiangong-1 Space Station Reentry Is Now An April Fools' Joke

Tiangong-1 Space Station Reentry Is Now An April Fools' Joke

Reentry of Tiangong-1 Space Station is now forecasted for Sunday, April 1....

Mar 31 2018, 9:32am CDT

Tiangong-1 Space Station To Crash on Earth Saturday

Tiangong-1 Space Station To Crash on Earth Saturday - Update

Easter Saturday is when out of control Tiangong-1 Space Station will strike the earth....

Mar 30 2018, 3:18am CDT

Earth is Losing Plants and Animals at an Alarming Rate, UN Reports

Earth is Losing Plants and Animals at a Dramatic Rate, UN Reports

UN reports give a comprehensive assessment of the state of biodiversity around the world....

Mar 25 2018, 3:40am CDT

2 Billion-Year-Old Salt Rock Reveals How Life Began on Ancient Earth

2 Billion-Year-Old Salt Rock Reveals How Life Began on Ancient Earth

Researchers have found that rise in oxygen levels that occurred about 2.3 billion years ago was much more substantial than prev...

Mar 24 2018, 6:26am CDT

A Giant Harpoon Can Drag Space Debris Back to Earth

A Giant Harpoon Can Drag Space Debris Back to Earth

European aerospace company Airbus is developing a harpoon that can remove massive defunct satellites from space...

Mar 17 2018, 3:47pm CDT

China’s Tiangong-1 Space Station will Soon Crash to Earth

China’s Tiangong-1 Space Station will Soon Crash to Earth

Most of the space station will burn up during re-entry, but some parts may survive and hit the Earth...

Mar 11 2018, 5:03am CDT

South African Wildfires are Unexpectedly Cooling The Earth

South African Wildfires are Cooling The Earth

New study says that fire smoke combined with low-level clouds creates a reflective process that actually helps cool climate and...

Mar 6 2018, 3:58am CST