Earth

San Diego Outlines Plan to Run the City Totally on Renewable Energy by 2035

San Diego seems to be on the frontline of the battle against climate change, as the city has recently released a plan that includes...

Zain Charkawi
Thursday, 05 May 2016 - 9:03PM

Get Your Earth Porn Fix With NASA's New 4K Highlight Reel from the ISS

The astronauts of the International Space Station are hard at work studying both extraterrestrial and terrestrial phenomena while out...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 19 April 2016 - 11:11AM

Two Supernovae Showered Earth with Radioactive Debris

Supernovae are, by nature, catastrophic cosmic events, but they're usually too far away to have a direct effect on our planet. Now, a...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 06 April 2016 - 5:18PM

NASA Releases Nearly 3 Million Amazing Images of Earth from Space

For the last sixteen years, the Japanese remote sensing instrument Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 04 April 2016 - 3:46PM

Beginning This Year, You Can Be Buried in a Suit Full of Mushrooms That Will Eat Your Body When You Die

When a loved one passes, the last thing on the family’s mind is how the departed’s body is going to pollute the environment (and...

Zain Charkawi
Thursday, 10 March 2016 - 7:51PM

The Remarkably Simple Initiative That's Reducing Polar Bear Deaths in the Arctic

February 27th was International Polar Bear Day, and this year polar bears and their fans have cause to celebrate thanks to the World...

Alexandra Grunberg
Monday, 29 February 2016 - 8:48PM

Food Shocks – Scientists Gather to Discuss the Dangers of an Agriculture/Climate Change Clash

What if multiple climate-change related disasters struck simultaneously on a global scale? No, this isn’t a pitch for a...

Alexandra Grunberg
Monday, 15 February 2016 - 11:02AM

Study Finds Earth's Probability of Being Habitable Is 82%

Astronomers from the University of Washington have devised a new habitability index, based on a planet's appearance when it's...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 09 February 2016 - 10:41AM

Scientists Offer Compelling Evidence That Earth is the Result of a Collision Between Two Early Planets

The origins of the moon have been a rather interesting study over the years, as it’s been determined for quite some time that the...

Zain Charkawi
Thursday, 04 February 2016 - 7:00PM

NASA Captures a Unique View of Earthrise from the Moon

You would think we would get tired of looking at Earth, since we live here, but we never do. NASA just released a stunning image of...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 18 December 2015 - 2:50PM

Amazingly Detailed Infographic Maps the History and Future of the Universe

The universe existed long before humanity came onto the scene, and it will last far beyond us, as illustrated by this extremely...

Janey Tracey
Saturday, 05 December 2015 - 3:44PM

Here's What the White House is Doing About the Threat of a Catastrophic Solar Flare

The Sun is the most important source of life-giving energy in our entire solar system, but it also happens to be a giant bubbling ball...

Kieran Dickson
Tuesday, 03 November 2015 - 5:52PM

Have Scientists Just Found the Earliest Evidence of Life On Earth?

Geochemist Elizabeth Bell and her colleagues recently published a study in the journal ‘Proceedings of the National Academy of...

Zain Charkawi
Thursday, 22 October 2015 - 8:47PM

Study Shows Most Earth-Like Planets Haven't Been Born Yet

Could there be billions more Earth-like planets by the end of the universe? A new theoretical study from the Space Telescope Science...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 20 October 2015 - 1:40PM

Infographic: All the Ways to Detect an Exoplanet from Earth

There are billions of exoplanets in the known universe, but only a small fraction are detectable from Earth. Bodies outside of our...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 15 October 2015 - 5:16PM

Scientists Want to Beam Unlimited Clean Energy to Earth from Space

For many years, scientists and environmentalists have advocated for a new source of energy before the Earth enters a genuine energy...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 30 September 2015 - 5:34PM

NASA is Developing a Space Shotgun to Fire at Near Earth Asteroids

Many in the scientific community believe that asteroids and comets could represent a potentially endless stockpile for humanity's...

Kieran Dickson
Thursday, 24 September 2015 - 5:35AM

You Can Now Go on a Kenyan Safari and Help Save Elephants With Google Street View

Going on an African safari sits right at the top of many people's bucket list, but with iconic animals such as elephants and...

Kieran Dickson
Tuesday, 15 September 2015 - 12:10PM

Astrobiologist Thinks Mars Colonies Should Declare Their Independence from Earth

The world is fascinated by the idea of establishing bonafide colonies on Mars, and there is a chance it could happen one day...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 26 August 2015 - 3:22PM

NASA Blames Congress for American Dependence on the Russian Space Program

"The greatest nation on Earth should not be dependent on others to launch humans into space."

Janey Tracey
Friday, 07 August 2015 - 3:44PM