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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

Three Space Station Astronauts Safely Return to Earth

Three Space Station Astronauts Safely Return to Earth

The three-man ISS crew landed in Kazakhstan on Wednesday...

Mar 3 2018, 1:57am CST

Elon Musk's Tesla Roadster Could Hit Earth

Elon Musk's Tesla Roadster Could Hit Earth

Elon Musk's Tesla Roadster in Space is on a Collision Course With Earth...

Feb 15 2018, 7:58am CST

TRAPPIST-1 Planets May Have More Water Than Earth

TRAPPIST-1 Planets May Have More Water Than Earth

New data sheds more light on the properties of one of the most intriguing planetary systems discovered to date...

Feb 10 2018, 10:41am CST

New Horizons Captures the Farthest Images Ever Taken from Earth

New Horizons Captures the Farthest Image Ever Taken from Earth

NASA's New Horizons spacecraft made history by capturing the "farthest image ever" from Earth...

Feb 10 2018, 3:47am CST

Earth's Permafrost is Full of Toxic Mercury

Earth's Permafrost is Full of Toxic Mercury

The Planet Earth’s Permafrost in the Northern Hemisphere Stores Large Reserves of Toxic Mercury...

Feb 7 2018, 6:52am CST

Massive Comet Set Earth on Fire, Triggered Ice Age 12000 Years Ago

Massive Comet Set Earth on Fire, Triggered Ice Age 12000 Years Ago

New study says that comet impact set the climate into a colder, almost “ice age” state that lasted a thousand years...

Feb 4 2018, 12:13am CST

NASA’s Gold Mission will Explore the Zone Between Earth and Space

NASA’s GOLD Mission will Explore the Zone Between Earth and Space

The mission aims to understand the fundamental processes that govern near-Earth space and will help predict changes in weather...

Jan 27 2018, 2:19pm CST

Fragments of Michigan Meteor Found on Earth

Fragments of Michigan Meteor Found on Earth

Meteorite hunters find six fragments of space rock after a meteor exploded over Michigan...

Jan 27 2018, 5:34am CST

Disco Ball Satellite is Now Orbiting Around Earth

Disco Ball Satellite is Now Orbiting Around Earth

The satellite is believed to be the brightest object in the night sky...

Jan 26 2018, 10:35am CST

Meteorites Brought Water to Earth Much Earlier Than Thought

Meteorites Brought Water to Earth Much Earlier Than Thought

New study says that water was carried by meteorites during the first two million years of the solar system...

Jan 21 2018, 11:48am CST

China’s 8.5-Ton Space Station will Crash into Earth in March

China’s 8.5-Ton Space Station will Crash into Earth in March

China's first space station has been out of control since 2016...

Jan 7 2018, 2:32am CST