Earth

You Can Now Go on a Kenyan Safari and Help Save Elephants With Google Street View

Going on an African safari sits right at the top of many people's bucket list, but with iconic animals such as elephants and...

Kieran Dickson
Tuesday, 15 September 2015 - 12:10PM

Astrobiologist Thinks Mars Colonies Should Declare Their Independence from Earth

The world is fascinated by the idea of establishing bonafide colonies on Mars, and there is a chance it could happen one day...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 26 August 2015 - 3:22PM

NASA Blames Congress for American Dependence on the Russian Space Program

"The greatest nation on Earth should not be dependent on others to launch humans into space."

Janey Tracey
Friday, 07 August 2015 - 3:44PM

Watch: NASA Video Reveals the Dark Side of the Moon as It Transits the Earth

The mysterious side of the satellite is revealed in all its glory.

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 06 August 2015 - 9:51AM

NASA Confirms Closest Rocky Exoplanet to Earth

NASA’s Spitzer Space telescope just confirmed that a newly discovered exoplanet is indeed the closest rocky planet to orbit a star...

Zain Charkawi
Friday, 31 July 2015 - 1:29PM

NASA's New Horizons Finds Flowing Ice, Dazzling Atmospheric Haze on Pluto

Astronomers have only seen similar surfaces on active planets, like Earth or Mars.

Janey Tracey
Friday, 24 July 2015 - 2:40PM

Game of Thrones and Other Geek Shows Dominate 2015 Emmy Nominations

Game of Thrones and AHS: Freak Show win big, while Tatiana Maslany gets a long overdue nomination.

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 16 July 2015 - 12:30PM

There Are Over 300 Undiscovered Meteorite Impact Craters on Earth, Geologists Claim

It is essentially common knowledge in this day and age that phenomena in space can play a significant role in shaping life on earth....

Laura Storch
Saturday, 04 July 2015 - 2:20PM

Scientists Declare First 'Asteroid Day' to Raise Awareness of Global Threat

Millions of years ago, an asteroid impact caused a massive extinction event that wiped many species, including the dinosaurs, off...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 30 June 2015 - 2:39PM

Infographic: Which Marvel Character Has Killed the Most People?

Which Marvel character has racked up the biggest body count in the Earth 616 universe?

Kieran Dickson
Tuesday, 16 June 2015 - 4:32PM

Glue-Filled Satellites Could Eliminate Earth's Increasing Space Debris Problems

A remarkably simple solution to an increasingly worrying problem.

Noelle Phansalkar
Tuesday, 16 June 2015 - 12:14PM

First Independence Day 2 Promo Art Brings Back that Iconic Spaceship

Aliens destroy the Earth with that iconic spaceship in the first poster.

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 09 June 2015 - 1:37PM

NOAA's Mapping of Arctic Microbes Could Help Take the Hunt for Alien Life From Sci-Fi to Reality

NOAA's mapping of microbes in Earth's Arctic circle could aid NASA in their hunt for alien life on Europa.

Alexandra Grunberg
Friday, 08 May 2015 - 3:03PM

Stephen Hawking: Humans Will Need to Colonize Other Planets Within the Next 1,000 Years

Stephen Hawking says humans won't survive much longer without "escaping beyond our fragile planet."

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 28 April 2015 - 12:28PM

Watch Live: Neil deGrasse Tyson to Host Isaac Asimov Memorial Debate About the Future of Earth's Water

Neil deGrasse Tyson will host a panel of experts discussing whether Earth will run out of water and whether extraterrestrial life...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 28 April 2015 - 11:55AM

Fox Renews Last Man on Earth for a Second Season

Will Forte's post-apocalyptic comedy "The Last Man on Earth" gets a second season on Fox.

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 08 April 2015 - 2:36PM

Colorful Life-Form Catalog May Help Us Find Alien Microbes

Scientists at Cornell University are creating a database of Earth microbes to help find and identify alien life forms.

Janey Tracey
Monday, 30 March 2015 - 12:16PM

Year in Space Starts This Week - What NASA Hopes to Learn from Twin Astronauts

Astronaut Scott Kelly is about to begin a year in space, and his identical twin, Mark, will undergo tests on Earth in order to observe...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 24 March 2015 - 2:43PM

Jupiter May Have Destroyed Super-Earths in Our Solar System By Shooting Asteroids at Them

Jupiter may have spiraled inward in our early solar system, causing a series of collisions that would have destroyed several...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 23 March 2015 - 4:44PM

NASA Finds That One Supernova Could Produce 7,000 Earths

One supernova 10,000 years ago could have left enough stardust to form 7,000 Earths, leading NASA to believe that supernovae routinely...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 20 March 2015 - 2:19PM