earth

tech-science

Scientists Find Evidence of Water on Potentially Habitable ‘Super-Earth’

K2-18b is the "best candidate" to host alien life outside the solar system.
Becky Ferreira
4 days ago
Health

How Gen-Z Is Dealing With a Looming Climate Apocalypse

Growing up in the midst of a climate crisis is pretty overwhelming.
Rachel Chen
8.7.19
earth

Arctic Ice Is Crashing, and That’s Bad News For Everyone

'This fits in exactly with our expectations of long-term climate change.'
Maddie Stone
7.30.19
tech-science

Leaving Earth Comes with Serious Psychological Risks

The film ‘Aniara’ asks what humans are without our home world.
Becky Ferreira
5.17.19
solar storms

Weekend Solar Storm May Create Auroras As Far South As Vancouver and NYC

The Sun is getting grumpy again after years of relative peace.
Becky Ferreira
3.22.19
star systems

Astronomers Peer at a Young Star System That Is Strikingly Similar to Our Own

DM Tau has its own asteroid belt, and may be developing its own versions of Earth and Neptune, too.
Becky Ferreira
3.14.19
galaxies

Hubble Captures Image of Galaxies Colliding 230 Million Light Years Away

The picture is a preview of the impending collision between the Milky Way and Andromeda galaxies in four billion years.
Becky Ferreira
3.11.19
Atmosphere

Earth’s Atmosphere Stretches Far Beyond the Moon, Scientists Find

A group of researchers discovered that Earth’s atmosphere extends almost twice the distance to the Moon after analyzing data gathered in the 1990s.
Rob Dozier
2.21.19
craters

NASA Discovers Second Crater Hidden Under Greenland's Ice

Within a matter of months, NASA has discovered the first subglacial craters known to science. They’re both huge and relatively young.
Becky Ferreira
2.11.19
Motherboard

Scientists Discover the Closest Known Asteroid to the Sun

It's one of 19 asteroids that have been detected within Earth's orbit.
Becky Ferreira
2.8.19
Motherboard

What Happens if the Magnetic North Pole Keeps Rushing Toward Siberia?

On Monday, the World Magnetic Model was updated to account for the north pole’s eccentric behavior, after a delay caused by the US federal shutdown.
Becky Ferreira
2.5.19
climate change

European Genocide of Indigenous Peoples in the Americas Cooled Earth’s Climate

Some 50 million Indigenous peoples died during the 16th century, a collapse that caused atmospheric carbon dioxide levels to drop.
Becky Ferreira
2.1.19
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