Earth

NASA's Plan to Defend Earth and Mars From an Alien Invasion

In HG Wells' classic sci-fi horror novel War of the Worlds, alien invaders who conquer the Earth are ultimately killed by an...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 11 December 2017 - 11:29AM

Earth's Mysterious Humming Noise is Recorded at the Ocean Floor

It's been known for awhile now that the Earth gives off "free oscillations," which is a fancy way of saying that the planet makes a...

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 10 December 2017 - 12:48PM

Is Saturn's Moon Titan the Future of Energy on Earth?

One of the big challenges that humanity faces in its future is finding a way to adequately fuel our comfortable lifestyle.Many of the...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 07 December 2017 - 10:38AM

NASA Launching Mission to Metal Asteroid to Protect Earth's Future

NASA has announced it's launching a mission targeting a metal asteroid named Psyche in order to protect the future of Earth. So...

Ian S.
Monday, 04 December 2017 - 2:49PM

This Gigantic Asteroid Could Destroy Earth in 2036

Don't panic, but a giant asteroid may hit Earth in 2036.Or, at least, it's going to get pretty close to Earth. The jury's still out as...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 30 November 2017 - 11:08AM

Think the Bali Volcano Was Bad? Eruptions Will Only Increase as Climate Change Gets Worse

With authorities urging more than 100,000 residents to evacuate Bali since Mount Agung began erupting Saturday, the next...

Andrew LaSane
Tuesday, 28 November 2017 - 10:33AM

Monster Asteroid Will Graze Earth Just Before Christmas

This isn't a drill: A "potentially hazardous" three-mile-wide asteroid will graze Earth just before Christmas.   Known as 3200...

Ian S.
Monday, 27 November 2017 - 1:57PM

Is Space Dust Spreading Life on Earth to Other Planets?

The building blocks of life on Earth may be launching into space, perhaps seeding other worlds, according to a recent study....

Ian S.
Monday, 20 November 2017 - 1:27PM

Scientists Predict Catastrophic Earthquake Spike in 2018

Global warming is speeding up, the Earth's rotation is slowing down, and 2018 may see 20 massive earthquakes a year become the new...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 20 November 2017 - 11:21AM

Watch a Meteor Fall to Earth From an Astronaut's Point of View

It's always cool when you look up into the sky and catch a brief glimpse of a meteor as it shoots through the night sky. It's even...

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 19 November 2017 - 6:30PM

NASA Launches a Powerful Weather Satellite for Tracking Storms

You've probably heard tons of jokes about how weather forecasts are always wrong, so we'll leave it to you to pick your favorite....

Jonathan Kesh
Saturday, 18 November 2017 - 5:35PM

Four Huge Meteors Were Visible Around the U.S. and Europe

Tuesday night saw four separate giant rocks flash across the sky in various locations around the world, as both America and Europe...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 16 November 2017 - 7:42PM

Video Evidence of Nibiru, the 'Planet X' That Could Destroy Earth

If Nibiru actually exists, Earth is doomed.  Also known as "Planet X," Niribu is a planet lurking somewhere in space, allegedly...

Ian S.
Friday, 10 November 2017 - 1:41PM

See What Earth Looks Like Through an Alien's Eyes

What do aliens think of Earth? We finally have our answer. Filmmaker Adam Westbrook posted the fifth and final installment of his...

Ian S.
Thursday, 09 November 2017 - 12:04PM

We May Have Just Found the Origin of Life on Earth

The origin of life on Earth is one of the most significant questions in history. Now, we may finally have the answer.From Lovecraft's...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 07 November 2017 - 10:07AM

Hole in Ozone Layer Shrinks to Smallest Size in 30 Years

Here's a rare victory for the environment we can all celebrate: The hole in the ozone layer is the smallest it's been since 1988. Of...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 06 November 2017 - 10:54AM

Scientists Hope to Save a Frozen Research Base in Antarctica

If movies and games have taught us anything, it's that scientific research outposts can be absolutely terrifying when left abandoned...

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 03 November 2017 - 7:05PM

NASA Discovers Earth Has a Second Moon

This is why we love NASA. Just when you think we've learned everything we can about something as seemingly predictable as the moon,...

Andrew LaSane
Monday, 23 October 2017 - 11:21AM

The World's First Floating Wind Farm Just Opened in Scotland

At this point, there's really no excuse for burning fossil fuels for energy. Yes, it's cheaper than setting up all new renewable...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 19 October 2017 - 7:50PM

A House-Sized Asteroid Narrowly Passed By the Earth

Good news, everyone: human civilization wasn't destroyed by a giant asteroid yesterday.You may think that this is obviously a given,...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 12 October 2017 - 7:09PM