Earth

An Ancient Loch Ness Monster Has Been Uncovered in Antarctica

Researchers found a 12 meter plesiosaur fossil near Antarctica.

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 22 December 2017 - 10:47AM

Harbinger Of Doom? Asteroid Looks Like Human Skull

Three years ago on Halloween, a 2,100-foot-wide asteroid came just within 300,000 miles of Earth—the closest an object of that size...

Justin Joffe
Thursday, 21 December 2017 - 10:41AM

Our Odds of Finding Alien Life Just Skyrocketed Thanks to This Fossil Discovery

Scientists concluded years of research on ancient fossils to prove that life on Earth started over 3.5 billion years ago, which...

Justin Joffe
Wednesday, 20 December 2017 - 9:54AM

Oldest Fossils Ever Discovered Prove Life on Earth Started Over 3.5 Billion Years Ago

Imagine finding the oldest fossils in the world and being told they were just strange minerals. This is what Professors J. William...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 19 December 2017 - 10:15AM

'Dangerous' Asteroid Will Skim Earth Tomorrow

If receiving the exact date of humanity's ultimate destruction by asteroid wasn't unnerving enough, the Earth will have a brush with...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 15 December 2017 - 10:16AM

This 512-Year-Old Shark May Be the Oldest-Living Vertebrate Ever

A shark discovered in the North Atlantic off the coast of Greenland has stunned scientists. Researchers believe it may be 512 years...

Ian S.
Thursday, 14 December 2017 - 11:29AM

Life on Earth Came From Outer Space, Claims New Study

The further we get into exploring the solar system, the more it looks like naturally occurring life is a disappointingly rare...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 13 December 2017 - 11:04AM

Microbes From Earth Could Put Mars Colonies in Serious Danger

Between rocket malfunctions, loss of air pressure, space madness, xenomorph-infected crewmates, and running out of candy, a thousand...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 13 December 2017 - 10:14AM

Two Scientists Are Turning Hurricanes Into Music

Hurricanes aren't particularly musical, unless you count the sound of car alarms and breaking glass. Other than that, it's primarily a...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 12 December 2017 - 11:24AM

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