Earth

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

Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin Plans to Send Tourists into Space by Early 2019

Elon Musk and SpaceX had better watch out - another company is hot on their heels, and looking to make a big impact on the space...

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 06 October 2017 - 7:45PM

Watching Hurricane Harvey From the ISS Is Beautiful and Frightening

Batten down the hatches and brace for really bad news--something big is on the way, and it's not going to end well. Hurricane Harvey,...

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 25 August 2017 - 10:58AM

Watch a Live Stream of Today's Total Solar Eclipse!

Who's ready for a solar eclipse?Today, large parts of America will get the rare treat of watching in wonder and awe as the sun is...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 21 August 2017 - 9:55AM

NASA Is Sending Up Giant Bacteria Balloons During the Eclipse to See if We're Infecting Other Worlds

If you're not already pumped for next week's total solar eclipse, it's time to get even more excited: one fun side effect of the...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 15 August 2017 - 11:18AM

Watch What Happens When Lightning Misses the Earth

If you sat down to draw a lightning bolt, it would probably look like it’s facing down, reminiscent of Harry Potter’s scar. But...

Chelsea Gohd
Wednesday, 28 June 2017 - 12:31PM

Watching Wind Currents Blow Across the Earth Is Mesmerizing

If you were a fan of the previous video we did on ocean currents, here's your next fix! NASA's Goddard Flight Center has put together...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 26 May 2017 - 1:56PM

NASA Video Shows What Antarctica Looks Like Beneath the Ice

Antarctica is a terrifying place when you get past the lovable penguins: it's the world's largest desert, yet it's also the coldest...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 23 May 2017 - 4:54PM