Earth

Full Schedule Released for 2015 WonderCon - Orphan Black, Last Man on Earth, Big Hero 6 and more!

The full schedule for WonderCon 2015 is out, and the convention boasts several exciting panels for sci-fi and comics fans, including...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 19 March 2015 - 4:39PM

NASA Releases Photo of Ireland from Space for St. Patrick's Day

Today, NASA celebrated St. Patrick's Day by releasing a true-color photo of a beautifully green Ireland from space:(function(d, s, id)...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 17 March 2015 - 12:14PM

Scientists Use Seismic Data to Get an Inside Look at Earth

Earthquake activity has allowed researchers to visualize the inside of the Earth, and it looks something like a kaleidoscopic marble:...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 16 March 2015 - 2:54PM

'Planetary' Documentary Features NASA Imagery and Earthly Sights, to Be Released on Earth Day

This Earth Day, filmmakers Guy Reid and Steve Kennedy will celebrate our planet by releasing their new documentary, Planetary, which...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 12 March 2015 - 12:56PM

Why Earth Is Only 'Marginally Habitable,' and a Portrait of a Superhabitable Planet

Could there be planets that are more habitable than Earth in our own galaxy? According to Rene Heller, an astrophysicist at McMaster...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 25 February 2015 - 11:25AM

The Hidden Planet on the Other Side of the Sun - Debunked

For decades, science fiction has been fascinated by the concept of a "counter-Earth," or an Earth-sized planet that's equidistant from...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 24 February 2015 - 4:17PM

Earth Passing Through Dark Matter May Have Caused the Dinosaur Extinction

Dark matter and the dinosaur extinction are two of science's biggest mysteries, and it turns out that one might explain the other....

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 19 February 2015 - 1:16PM

UK Scientists Find Evidence that Aliens May Have Seeded Life on Earth

Did extraterrestrials deliberately seed the first life on Earth? Astrobiologists from the University of Buckingham have discovered a...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 13 February 2015 - 4:39PM

Watch: Bright Meteoritic Explosion Captured on New Zealand Dash Cam

A beautiful bright flash over the night sky of New Zealand's South Island was captured on camera earlier this week and experts believe...

Kieran Dickson
Thursday, 12 February 2015 - 11:18AM

Scientists Could Engineer the Earth So It Reflects the Sun's Rays - But They Shouldn't

In the 2013 film Snowpiercer, Earth is plunged into an ice age after a botched attempt to combat global warming by releasing a climate...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 11 February 2015 - 1:15PM

Will Forte to Answer Fan Calls to His Character on Last Man on Earth

Will Forte is creating, writing, and starring in the upcoming post-apocalyptic sitcom The Last Man on Earth, and now he will also take...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 10 February 2015 - 3:03PM

ESA Astronaut Takes Beautiful Series of Earth from Space Photographs

Astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti, the first Italian woman to go to space, has been living at the ISS since late November 2014, and in...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 05 February 2015 - 12:52PM

Time Lapse of NASA Infrared Images of Earth Shows Fluid Motion of Water Vapor

The internet is filled with gorgeous images of Earth from space, but in this new time-lapse video, creator James Tyrwhitt-Drake...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 02 February 2015 - 1:19PM

Astronaut Creates Amazing Time Lapse of Earth from Six Months in Space

Astronaut Alexander Gerst spent six months on the International Space Station on the Blue Dot mission, returning in November. In that...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 29 December 2014 - 4:24PM

NASA Publishes Beautiful GIFs of Earth to Celebrate Anniversary of Satellites

In 1999, NASA launched the Terra satellite system, intended to observe Earth's climate, and particularly climate change. In honor of...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 19 December 2014 - 10:26AM

Scientists Prove that a Comet Could Have Started Life on Earth

Astrobiologists have long theorized that life on Earth could have originated in outer space and then been brought to Earth by a comet....

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 09 December 2014 - 3:31PM

January Jones Joins Will Forte in Post-Apocalyptic Sitcom 'The Last Man on Earth'

The Will Forte starring vehicle The Last Man on Earth has added several new cast members, including Mad Men and X-Men: First Class...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 01 December 2014 - 2:08PM

This 4K, Ultra-HD Time Lapse of Earth Will Blow You Away

There are countless timelapses of our planet out there on the internet, but this latest example from Elektro-L, Russia's first weather...

Kieran Dickson
Thursday, 20 November 2014 - 3:42PM

Watch: Video Essay of Earth as Seen from the ISS

Did you go see Interstellar for some amazing space imagery and get annoyed with all the sappy human drama like we did? If so, then...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 07 November 2014 - 10:06AM

NASA Needs Your Help Identifying Almost 2 Million Images of Earth From Space

Since the 1950's, NASA has taken 1.8 million images of the Earth from space - 1.3 million of which have been captured from aboard the...

satoru
Tuesday, 19 August 2014 - 10:42AM