Earth

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

Answers: Can You Identify All 32 World Cup Countries From Space?

  1. CHILE - A glimpse of beautiful greenery amidst the vast Atacama Desert that spans northern Chile, as well as Peru, Bolivia, and...

Wednesday, 18 June 2014 - 3:20PM

Quiz: Can You Identify All 32 World Cup Countries from Space?

World Cup fever has gripped the planet and while you may be able to tell your Neymars from your Rooneys, we're about to really test...

Tuesday, 17 June 2014 - 4:07PM

Photos of Brazil's World Cup Stadiums as Seen from Space

The French Space Agency (CNES) recently released images of Brazil's ten World Cup stadiums, all taken from their two...

Monday, 16 June 2014 - 12:10PM

Scientists Claim A Piece of Earth Survived Apocalyptic Melt

As previously reported on Outer Places, researchers recently discovered that the birth of the moon most likely occurred when a planet...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 10 June 2014 - 3:24PM

Astrophysicist Designs Solar System that Could Hold 60 Earths

Sean Raymond of Bordeaux University has created the ideal stellar system that can hold as many habitable planets as possible without...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 30 May 2014 - 11:19AM

Animals Fleeing Yellowstone Spark Fears Of Fabled Volcano Eruption

In a scene that looks to have been lifted from a cliched sci-fi disaster movie, herds of animals have been recorded fleeing...

Kieran Dickson
Thursday, 03 April 2014 - 2:44PM

Mars Curiosity Rover Snaps Earth And The Moon In Same Image

Well this is very humbling. Bringing back memories of Carl Sagan's famous Pale Blue Dot speech, NASA's Curiosity Rover has just...

Kieran Dickson
Friday, 07 February 2014 - 12:45PM

Returning To Earth In A Soyuz Space Capsule

Much is said about the experience of travelling to space and the focus almost always remains on that dramatic departure from the...

Kieran Dickson
Monday, 11 November 2013 - 3:32PM

New Study Suggests Earth 2.0 Could Be Just Around The Corner

The chances of finding a habitable Earth-like planet in our galaxy could be higher than previously thought, that is according to...

Kieran Dickson
Monday, 04 November 2013 - 5:24PM

Earth-Sized Exoplanet Is An Uninhabitable World Of Lava

Astronomers have just discovered the first Earth-sized exoplanet to have a similar rocky make-up to that of Earth. Kepler 78b, as the...

Kieran Dickson
Wednesday, 30 October 2013 - 3:20PM