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We need to rediscover the wonder of space exploration to save Earth

Going into space invites us to consider our position as the dominant species on a fragile planet, and how hard we must fight for it, says Richard Webb...

We need to rediscover the wonder of space exploration to save Earth

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Inventions we use every day that were actually created for space exploration Unlike inventions we no longer use, these inventions are employed daily to save lives, improve environmental sustainability, and keep humans healthy. ...
13:16, 07/08/2019

NASA says now is the best time in two centuries for space exploration When you’re planning on taking a trip it pays to plan ahead, and one of the first things you should do is check the weather forecast. The same is true...
04:00, 06/14/2019

Buzz Aldrin, Second Man On Moon, "Disappointed" Over US Space Exploration When President Donald Trump asked Buzz Aldrin, the second human ever to walk on the moon, what he thought about the United States' current ability to ...
04:16, 07/20/2019

From the moon to deep beyond: Australia’s future in space exploration What Australia’s fledgling space agency lacks in size it hopes to make up for with a smart operating strategy and a bold visionOn 20 July 1969, when N...
05:00, 07/20/2019

Why Trump's tweet about (not) going to the Moon is a problem for space exploration Just one month after proclaiming his administration's mission to go back to the moon before going to on to Mars, President Donald Trump seemed to comp...
03:32, 06/12/2019

Simpler, air-powered soft robots could help with space exploration Soft robots promise a kinder, gentler approach to automation, but they're frequently hamstrung by complexity, costs and the need for wires. Than...
13:48, 06/02/2019

China, Pakistan Sign Agreements On Space Exploration, Manned Missions China and Pakistan have signed an agreement on space exploration, marking a new phase in space science cooperation including manned missions between t...
04:00, 04/30/2019

Sotheby's 'Space Exploration' exhibit, auction timed to Apollo 11 anniversary Sotheby's this weekend will begin displaying items from the collections of astronauts involved in NASA's mission to land on the moon ahead of a planne...
22:32, 07/12/2019

NASA Hosts University Students to Discuss Future of Space Exploration NASA is giving university students an opportunity to interact with agency leadership, including NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine, as well as astrona...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Space exploration indie ‘Outer Wilds’ hits Xbox One and PC May 30th Open-world space exploration indie Outer Wilds will arrive on Xbox One and the Epic Games Store May 30th. It emerged last week the crowdfunded Mobius ...
04:32, 05/21/2019

NASA is joining forces with Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos to help space exploration NASA may have ambitions of returning to the Moon on its own, but it's asking for help from Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk to make breakthroughs for future s...
18:16, 07/31/2019

Boeing moves closer to Cape Canaveral as Trump drives space exploration Boeing announced it will move its space division's headquarters to the central Florida coast, where NASA once launched rockets taking humans to the mo...
22:48, 06/19/2019

Richest Man on Earth Wants to Do Space Colonies This is the richest man in the world. The market has assigned Jeff Bezos a value of more than everyone else ever. And this is what he spends his time ...
01:16, 05/10/2019

Could you be charged on Earth for killing someone in outer space? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific conc...
15:32, 08/06/2019

Why Low-Earth Orbit Satellites Are the New Space Race Elon Musk made headlines in 2018 when he launched his old car toward Mars aboard one of his Space Exploration Technologies Corp. rockets. He got less ...
15:16, 08/09/2019

Easy "Nudges" Aren't Enough to Save the Earth We all love to do our part to fix big problems, especially when our part is something easy and feel-good. But nudges can backfire, leading us to belie...
19:48, 05/23/2019

We could use Earth's atmosphere as a giant lens for a space telescope A space telescope could use the whole Earth as a lens by capturing light deflected off the atmosphere to help us search for signs of life on exoplanet...
16:00, 08/06/2019

3 astronauts head to Earth from International Space Station MOSCOW (AP) — A Soyuz spacecraft carrying astronauts from Canada, Russia and the United States has undocked from the International Space Station and i...
01:48, 06/25/2019

Look up! China’s Tiangong-2 space lab is about to fall back to Earth Today is an important day for China’s space agency. No, the country isn’t launching anything new into space, and in fact, it’s sort ...
21:00, 07/19/2019

Trio of space travelers safely returns to Earth Being chosen to spend time aboard the International Space Station is a privilege that only the tiniest fraction of people will ever experience. But al...
02:32, 06/26/2019

'Iron Man' Unveils Tech Initiative to Save Earth Robert Downey Jr. has announced a new initiative called The Footprint Coalition that would help clean up the planet using advanced technologies like a...
15:00, 06/05/2019

Nuking asteroids could save the Earth — but we need to make it legal first The schlocky 1998 Bruce Willis movie Armageddon was the highest grossing film of that year. The blockbuster saw a master oil driller (Willis) and an u...
11:16, 05/12/2019

NASA space telescope finds Earth-sized exoplanet NASA said its new Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite space telescope has discovered its smallest exoplanet so far, an alien world that’s roug...
16:16, 07/02/2019

Don’t miss: Earth from space, asteroid workouts and nature’s giants Watch a new series charting our planet from above, read all about the biggest living things, fend off space rocks for fun, plus more picks for your di...
18:32, 04/28/2019

Earth to FEDOR: Russia launches humanoid robot into space A Russian humanoid robot was making its way on Thursday to the International Space Station after blasting off on a two-week mission to support the cre...
21:00, 08/22/2019

Russian, US Astronauts Return To Earth From International Space Station The first crew to blast off to the International Space Station following a launch accident that deepened doubts over Russia's space programme returned...
09:00, 06/25/2019

David Saint-Jacques getting used to life on Earth after space mission The Canadian astronaut said while he hasn't felt any pain since his return Monday night, balance was an issue and he's been cautious walking and runni...
23:32, 06/28/2019

BBC Earth from Space: satellite images give new view on conservation The BBC's new documentary, Earth from Space, explores how scientists use satellite imagery to view and understand some of nature's biggest challenges...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Jeff Bezos: I spend my billions on space because we're destroying Earth "We are in the process of destroying this planet," says Amazon and Blue Origin CEO Jeff Bezos. "And we have sent robotic probes to every planet in the...
01:48, 07/18/2019

Piglets in space! Earth's toughest creature could be alive on the moon A tiny creature, found in all regions of the earth, could be alive in space after a spacecraft carrying several thousand of them crashed into the moon...
08:48, 08/08/2019

Jeff Bezos: Blue Origin is going to the moon to ‘save the Earth’ Jeff Bezos talked about why he thinks going to the moon is important and how robots that can grasp things will be an important future tech trend.Read ...
22:32, 06/06/2019

Jeff Bezos: I spend my billions on space because we're destroying Earth "We are in the process of destroying this planet," Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos said in an interview with CBS Evening News.      &#...
02:48, 07/18/2019

Researchers want to build a space station to recycle junk in Earth’s orbit There are about 22,000 large objects orbiting the Earth, including working and broken satellites and bits of old rocket from past space expeditions. I...
06:32, 08/05/2019

David Saint-Jacques doing well after return to Earth, Canadian Space Agency says The 49-year-old Quebec native boarded a NASA plane during the night and is expect to arrive in Houston later today after a brief stopover in Scotland....
22:32, 06/25/2019

NASA astronauts return to Earth after stint at International Space Station Pictures show NASA astronaut Anne McClain being helped from her capsule after safely returning to Earth following a six-month stint on the Internation...
12:48, 06/25/2019

NASA astronaut captures breathtaking time-lapse of Earth from space Here on Earth, we see the Sun rise and set once in any given 24-hour period. If you want to see the sunrise or sunset you need to set your watch so yo...
04:48, 06/03/2019

NASA's Deep Space Atomic Clock leaves Earth on June 24th NASA JPL's Deep Space Atomic Clock, the navigation clock that could lead to self-driving spacecraft, is finally heading to space. The toaster-siz...
16:48, 06/19/2019

Asteroid 2006 QQ23: Giant Space Rock to Pass by Earth Today A giant asteroid, known as 2006 QQ23, is moving towards Earth; however, it will sail past our planet today without causing any harm, NASA's Center for...
18:16, 08/10/2019

The International Space Station just dumped a bunch of trash on Earth, but it’s totally fine It’s been a busy few days at the International Space Station. The orbiting laboratory just took delivery of a new shipment of cargo from Earth (...
06:16, 07/31/2019

Soyuz capsule safely returns three space station crew members to Earth Two astronauts and a cosmonaut are back on Earth after 204 days aboard the International Space Station. The trio touched down inside the Russian-built...
00:16, 06/26/2019

Space telescope offers rare glimpse of Earth-sized rocky exoplanet Direct observations from a NASA space telescope have for the first time revealed the atmospheric void of a rocky, Earth-sized world beyond our own sol...
05:16, 08/20/2019

These time-lapses from the space station show off Earth's full beauty Get an astronaut’s view of auroras, stars, and the Milky Way surrounding our beautiful planet. 12,500 images taken by European Space Agency astr...
00:16, 08/23/2019

No Jeff, We Don't Need to Go to Space to Save Humanity I love space. I am very excited for humans to explore space more, and I’m even okay with us going back to the Moon for starters. Space is a vast front...
19:48, 05/10/2019

Moon mystery solved? Study suggests giant space rock hit Earth 4.5B years ago A new study suggests that the formation of Earth's Moon may have stemmed from a giant space rock that hit our planet nearly 4.5 billion years ago, whi...
19:32, 04/30/2019

NASA's $200M space telescope finds alien planet almost the size of Earth, smallest discovered NASA said its new Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite space telescope has discovered its smallest exoplanet so far, an alien world that's roughly 80...
17:48, 07/01/2019

IKEA teams up with Ori on robotic furniture to help you save space IKEA has teamed up with U.S startup Ori for the development of a robotic piece of furniture aimed at helping people make more efficient use of tiny li...
23:32, 06/04/2019

Passing by Earth this weekend: Two space rocks, one 'potentially hazardous' asteroid Asteroid 1999 KW4 has been called "oddly shaped," "potentially hazardous" and "massive." It will pass by Earth this weekend, NASA says.   &...
04:16, 05/24/2019

Space Genius Ted Cruz Is Super Worried About Space Pirates Stealing our Space Booty President Trump’s proposed Space Force has found new support from a fleshy sack of dogfood and charmlessness that wears a suit and calls itself “Ted C...
19:00, 05/16/2019

Distracted Zverev seeks to rediscover spark On the court Alexander Zverev has proved adept at shouldering the expectation heaped on him since his early teens, but off it the job of handling the ...
15:48, 05/22/2019

| Edu urges Arsenal to rediscover winning mentality Arsenal's new technical director Edu has challenged the Gunners to find a winning mentality as they bid to erase memories of last season's disappointm...
18:48, 07/20/2019

Edu Urges Arsenal To Rediscover Winning Mentality Last year, the Gunners misfired badly, missing out on Champions League qualification after finishing fifth and suffering a Europa League final thrashi...
20:48, 07/20/2019

Rediscover the first woman of film history: Alice Guy The pioneer filmmaker was behind many groundbreaking achievements even before the beginning of the 20th century. As the Silent Film Festival in Bonn p...
18:16, 08/17/2019

Rediscover East Germany's top fashion magazine, 'Sibylle' An exhibition in Berlin showcases "Sibylle," an East German fashion and culture magazine that for decades offered women in the communist state more th...
15:32, 06/14/2019

Despondent Osaka seeks to rediscover her happy place "Naomi Osaka\u0027s Wimbledon exit to Kazakhstan\u0027s Yulia Putintseva on Monday was the tournament\u0027s first major shock and she was left close ...
00:32, 07/02/2019

Distracted Zverev seeks to rediscover spark at Roland Garros "On the court Alexander Zverev has proved adept at shouldering the expectation heaped on him since his early teens, but off it the job of handling the...
10:48, 05/22/2019

Why Earth's water could be older than Earth itself How did water survive Earth's searingly hot birth? A radical new answer turns planetary history on its head – and could revolutionise the search for a...
23:16, 04/28/2019

Upcoming Exploration RPG Greedfall Has My Attention When I was first asked to preview Greedfall, an upcoming RPG by Spiders, I didn’t really know what to expect. Its vast world, packed with ruins and fr...
20:16, 08/19/2019

The European Space Agency is building a ‘comet interceptor’ to uncover space secrets The European Space Agency (ESA) announced yesterday that it’s planning to make a ‘comet interceptor’ probe within the next eight years. The probe aims...
20:00, 06/20/2019

Navy removes 'space' from Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command The U.S. Navy has removed "space" from the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command and added "information" in a rebranding effort that emphasizes info...
21:48, 06/04/2019

Space Command to launch Aug. 29 as Trump’s 'Space Force' takes shape President Trump’s proposed Space Force is another step closer to taking off, as top brass announced this week that a space combatant command will laun...
05:00, 08/22/2019

How to add space to your home on a budget: meet the couple who added a third more space to their one-bedroom Hackney flat Extending an awkwardly shaped one-bedroom flat in an old Hackney synagogue needed four party wall agreements and engineering skill, plus huge dollops ...
09:32, 05/13/2019

Congress Isn’t Keen on a Space Force, So What About a Space Coast Guard Instead? This week Congress dealt a blow to President Donald Trump’s idea for a Space Force, authorizing just $15 million to fund the operation. Critics in Con...
04:00, 05/23/2019

India plans to launch own space station: space agency India will look to create its own space station following the completion of the country's first manned mission into space in 2022, its space agency ch...
18:48, 06/13/2019

OPINION: The first duty of a Space Force is to protect space commerce The new space service needs to launch a peacetime offensive to protect and enable a space economy, writes a former leading Air Force space strategist....
18:16, 06/21/2019

Exploration at Kekra-1 well off Pakistan abandoned - spokesman Exploration activities at the Kekra-1 well off the coast of southern Pakistan has been abandoned after no reserves of oil or gas were found, the spoke...
14:32, 05/19/2019

Germans, socks and sandals: An exploration of the cliché Combining socks with sandals is now a mainstream trend. But even back when it was a fashion no-go, Germans couldn't have cared less. We look into the ...
07:16, 08/01/2019

Eni expands its Middle East presence with new exploration Eni reached accords for exploration in two areas of Oman, one in partnership with BP, a day after it announced new exploration in Bahrain and the UAE....
22:16, 04/28/2019

A battery-free sensor for underwater exploration To investigate the vastly unexplored oceans covering most our planet, researchers aim to build a submerged network of interconnected sensors that send...
17:00, 08/20/2019

Chinese space station Tiangong-2 is about to fall from space The Chinese space agency is getting ready to bring its small space station, Tiangong-2, down from orbit to splash down in the Pacific Ocean on 19 July...
00:48, 07/19/2019

Greenpeace activists block BP London HQ demanding end to oil exploration Greenpeace activists blocked the entrance to BP's London headquarters on Monday, demanding one of the world's biggest energy companies ends all new oi...
14:00, 05/20/2019

Judicial obstruction is hindering offshore exploration and job creation A federal district court judge recently blocked the Trump administration from approving oil leases off the coast of Alaska. The decision is terrible n...
13:48, 05/28/2019

President Trump says NASA should “listen to the other side” of exploration Enlarge / President Trump, with Apollo 11 Command Module Pilot at far left, listens to Apollo 11 Lunar Module Pilot Buzz Aldrin on Friday in the Oval ...
04:32, 07/20/2019

Teens sexting is part of ‘healthy exploration’: study Parents just don’t understand: Sexting, like sex, is just part of growing up. So declares a new study that finds teen sexting doesn’t dese...
23:00, 07/09/2019

UPDATE 1-Exploration at Kekra-1 well off Pakistan abandoned - spokesman Exploration at the Kekra-1 well off the coast of southern Pakistan has been abandoned after no reserves of oil or gas were found, the spokesman for Oi...
14:32, 05/19/2019

UPDATE 1-Equinor's Norwegian Arctic exploration well proves to be dry Equinor's exploration well drilled near its Korpfjell gas find in the Norwegian Arctic has proved to be dry, Norway's Petroleum Directorate said on Mo...
13:48, 06/17/2019

Florida mom, 2 children die after she runs back into burning building to save save them: officials A Florida mother and her two children are dead after police say she heroically ran back into a burning building to try and save them early Wednesday m...
21:16, 05/15/2019

Humanity must save insects to save ourselves, leading scientist warns Insects are ‘the glue in nature’, says Anne Sverdrup-Thygeson, underpinning the food and water we rely onHumanity must save insects, if not for their ...
12:48, 05/07/2019

Sea of Solitude review - a dazzling and cathartic exploration of mental health PC, Playstation 4, Xbox One; Jo-Mei Games/Electronic ArtsDespite artless visual metaphors, this is a rare and audacious game that tackles depression a...
18:48, 07/05/2019

UPDATE 3-Greenpeace activists block BP London HQ demanding end to oil exploration Greenpeace activists blocked the entrance to BP's London headquarters on Monday, demanding one of the world's biggest energy companies ends all new oi...
20:48, 05/20/2019

Greenpeace activists block entrance to BP headquarters demanding an end of oil exploration Greenpeace activists blocked the entrance to BP headquarters in London on Monday, demanding one of the world's biggest energy companies ends all new o...
12:16, 05/20/2019

UPDATE 2-Exploration at Kekra-1 well off Pakistan ends -OGDC spokesman The consortium exploring the Kekra-1 well off the coast of Pakistan is ending drilling operations after no reserves of oil and gas were found, a spoke...
23:16, 05/19/2019

‘Save Tuvalu; save the world’; UN chief echoes rallying cry from front lines of global climate emergency Further inaction on climate change is “simply not an option”, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said on Wednesday in an opinion piece ...
01:00, 05/30/2019

Save Nature to save ourselves, shocking new UN report pleads A landmark UN report on the state of Nature released Monday shows how humanity has wreaked havoc on the environment, undercutting Earth's essential li...
23:32, 05/06/2019

Google Maps makes urban exploration even easier in its latest update Over the years, Google Maps has turned into the ultimate navigation tool for travelers and commuters around the world. But aside from being able to ge...
14:32, 05/27/2019

Arizona city played critical role in moon exploration history When people think about space missions and moon landings, it's usually Cape Canaveral, Fla., and Houston, Texas, that comes to mind. But Flagstaff, Ar...
23:48, 07/09/2019

NASA Awards Contract for Exploration Ground Systems Program Services NASA has selected ARES Technical Services Corporation in Burlingame, California, to provide support services to the Exploration Ground Systems (EGS) P...
14:48, 08/14/2019

Colson Whitehead, an exploration of female desire, and more books to read in July Every month, a deluge of new books comes flooding out from big publishers, indie houses, and self-publishing platforms. So every month, The A.V. Club ...
21:48, 07/02/2019

UPDATE 3-Newmont CEO says Goldcorp mines need about 3 years of development, exploration work Newmont Goldcorp needs to do as much as three years of work at the mines it added through its acquisition of Goldcorp to bring them to acceptable leve...
21:16, 07/25/2019

Toyota And Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency Aim To Launch Lunar Rover By 2029 JAXA and Toyota will manufacture, test and evaluate prototypes, with the goal of developing a manned, pressurised lunar rover and exploring the surfac...
08:00, 07/18/2019

Exploration of ‘Lost City’ in Honduras Uncovers Trove of Rare Life Forms Trond Larsen was night-searching for rare frogs and insects in the Lost City recently discovered within Honduras’ Mosquitia Rainforest when his headla...
09:00, 06/21/2019

UPDATE 1-Argentina grants offshore oil, gas exploration permits in Malvinas West basin Argentina awarded permits for hydrocarbon exploration in 18 areas off its southern coast to companies including Exxon Mobil Corp, Total SA , YPF SA an...
09:16, 05/18/2019

NASA Abruptly Reassigns Top Human Exploration Program Officials as Trump Moon Mandate Looms NASA’s longtime associate administrator for its human exploration program, William Gerstenmaier, has been re-assigned to be a special adviser to NASA ...
19:00, 07/11/2019

Rent out parking space for Wimbledon 2019: how to make money from your parking space in London Driveways might not be the most exciting part of a property, but come big events, renting yours out to ticket holders desperate for somewhere to park ...
14:00, 07/02/2019

Space tourism? The truth about NASA's plan to 'privatize' the International Space Station NASA plans to permit Boeing and SpaceX to carry tourists to the International Space Station (ISS). Here's the truth about privatizing space. ...
16:32, 07/03/2019

Here's a lesson for 401(k) investors: Don't just save, save to create wealth The story of my hardworking mother and the rise of Starbucks serve as a road map to financial success: To create wealth, you must save to invest. &#...
16:32, 07/09/2019

KFC plant-based chicken? The fast-food chain says it's in an 'exploration phase' KFC’s U.S. President Kevin Hochman said the company is in an “exploration phase” but has no plans to test a plant-based meat alterna...
00:48, 05/31/2019

Samsung, What on Earth Are You Doing? The Galaxy Fold still hasn’t gone on sale, and yet, it seems Samsung has caught a full-on case of foldable fever because based on a number of reports...
00:16, 06/28/2019

Do you think there is life beyond Earth? Scientists searching the universe for aliens to conduct survey of the public for views on first contactScientists wrestling with the delicate issue of...
10:16, 07/01/2019

This Is Hell on Earth While the White House and conservative media continue trying to spin the abhorrent conditions in migrant detention centers after a visit from Rep. Ale...
01:00, 07/03/2019

This Could Be the Most Earth-Like Exoplanet Discovered Yet Scientists have discovered a pair of temperate, Earth-sized exoplanet candidates around a nearby star, according to a new paper. What makes this plane...
21:48, 06/19/2019

Can we protect Earth from asteroids? What should we do if at some point a giant asteroid or comet comes hurtling toward Earth? This week, experts in Maryland are discussing the dangers of...
14:09, 05/01/2019

Most beautiful places on Earth The world's a spectacular place, full of hidden and overt beauty in every corner. But beauty's also subjective. It'd be impossible to get a unanimous ...
11:48, 05/06/2019

The most remote hotel on Earth Residents of Ittoqqortoormiit in Eastern Greenland are hoping this guest house will spark a fragile tourism industry in an isolated corner of the empt...
04:16, 04/29/2019

Gizmodo Samsung, What on Earth Are You Doing? Gizmodo Samsung, What on Earth Are You Doing? | Kotaku Valve Changes Steam Sale After Widespread Complaints From Developers And Players | Jalopnik I H...
02:48, 06/28/2019

Planet Fitness Must Come Down to Earth Our third annual Summer Stock Picking Contest begins. Fast-growing gym chain Planet Fitness depends on a constant supply of flabby customers and is pr...
10:52, 08/12/2019

Half the Earth's oceans may have come from asteroids Arizona State University recently found water in fragments of an asteroid known as Itokawa, a finding that suggests as much as half the Earth's ocean ...
00:32, 05/03/2019

The beloved iced tea that only comes from one place on Earth South African brand BOS has achieved international success making iced tea from rooibos, a traditional remedy plant that only grows in one place on Ea...
06:48, 06/05/2019

'The Man Who Fell to Earth' will get a TV remake on CBS All Access CBS is continuing its habit of reviving classic franchises as streaming shows. The broadcaster has ordered a series version of The Man Who Fell to Ea...
01:16, 08/03/2019

Where on Earth Did All the Lexus RX300s Vanish To? In the year 2000, my mother traded in the family’s much-despised Audi A6 wagon (the thing was in the shop every month for some electrical gremlin or a...
03:00, 07/19/2019

Massive asteroid with its own moon set to fly by Earth Most space rocks that pass nearby Earth are solo travelers making their way around the sun and slipping past our planet as they do so. Asteroid 1999 K...
01:16, 05/24/2019

Mar-a-Lago Is the Least Secure Place on Earth Last November, a college freshman illegally gained entry to President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort, sometimes called the “Winter White House,” WPTV repor...
02:48, 05/29/2019

Just How Big Is Bag End? Let These Middle-earth Cross Sections Lay It Out Bag End, the home of both Bilbo and Frodo Baggins, is where The Lord of the Rings Saga begins and ends. It’s there the dwarves come to meet about trav...
07:16, 07/26/2019

How to Track the LightSail 2 as It 'Sails' Around Earth Last week, the LightSail 2 officially made its first contact with Earth. The solar-powered spacecraft will be sailing around Earth’s orbit for the nex...
23:00, 07/06/2019

LightSail 2 has used sunlight alone to steer around Earth The Planetary Society’s LightSail 2 spacecraft has fulfilled its mission, demonstrating controlled solar sailing in orbit around Earth for the first t...
12:48, 08/01/2019

Minecraft Earth Gameplay Looks Adorable Minecraft Earth, an augmented reality mobile game based on the hugely popular series, is coming to a closed beta later this summer. To tide you over, ...
23:00, 07/12/2019

San Francisco Has More Billionaires Per Capita Than Anywhere Else on Earth Have you ever been to billionaire’s row in San Francisco? It’s an exceptionally rich part of San Francisco filled with enormous tech wealth, the kind ...
06:32, 05/10/2019

Transmission: from the Sea of Tranquility to planet Earth This month sees the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission, landing the first man on the moon. As the Observer’s science editor Robin McKie looks a...
18:17, 07/06/2019

What Would Happen to Earth if our Moon Were Obliterated? One of the most fascinating things about the evolution of life on Earth is its connection to the sky above. Only under the most precise conditions cou...
01:48, 08/02/2019

It's Hard to Believe How Close This Asteroid Is Going to Get to Earth While space agencies simulate an asteroid impact this week at the 2019 Planetary Defense Conference, there’s a real asteroid they’re monitoring that w...
22:48, 05/01/2019

Current CO2 emissions will heat up the Earth by more than 1.5˚C Even if we stop building power plants, factories, vehicles and home appliances immediately, we're on track to increase the global temperature by ...
20:00, 07/01/2019

Amazing photos of what Earth looks like from other planets The Earth is beautiful in its own right but seeing it from the perspective of other planets is next level!       &...
14:00, 05/30/2019

Don’t give up, we can survive even a Hothouse Earth Bad news on the climate should lead neither to despair nor unfounded optimism. Instead, we need to roll up our sleeves and prepare for life on a drast...
23:16, 04/28/2019

Here’s how we can change the Earth’s orbit to escape the expanding sun In the Chinese science fiction film The Wandering Earth, recently released on Netflix, humanity attempts to change the Earth’s orbit using enormous th...
20:00, 05/17/2019

Jupiter's moons will be visible from Earth this month: Here's what you need to know The largest planet in the solar system will be on full display in June – and stargazers won’t need a high-powered telescope to get a good view, NASA s...
20:32, 06/06/2019

Let’s sort the Earth out first before reaching for other planets | Letters Readers respond to the 50th anniversary of the moon landings and the future of space explorationMy husband and I felt a little discombobulated when we...
19:00, 07/21/2019

Earth's mantle is magnetic, researchers find Scientists assumed Earth's mantle, the layer stretching from the crust to a depth of 255 miles, was magnetically dead. New research suggests they were...
22:48, 06/06/2019

We’ve surrounded the Earth with surveillance satellites, but who is that good for? It was only on the fourth orbit, when the spacecraft’s orientation had changed, that they had the vision for which their mission will always be rememb...
10:32, 07/20/2019

Earth's water could have interstellar origin, study says Water is one of the major building blocks of life and Earth has an abundance of it, as 71 percent of its surface is covered by water, largely due to i...
20:16, 05/28/2019

EU nations are living far beyond the Earth's means: report The European Union's 28 countries consume the Earth's resources faster than they can be renewed and none of them has sustainable consumption policies,...
19:48, 05/09/2019

A huge asteroid hurtling toward Earth will fly by us next month Some astronomers have suggested that Earth is overdue for a large asteroid impact, and that we’re living on borrowed time until we can shore up ...
00:32, 08/22/2019

There Is Nothing on Earth We Want to See Less Than Jerry Falwell Jr.'s 'Personal' Photos Former Trump lawyer and current prison inmate Michael Cohen said in a recording earlier this year that he helped conservative scumbag Jerry Falwell Jr...
12:32, 05/08/2019

Walking Around Minecraft Earth Feels Amazing I’ve been a casual player of both Minecraft and of the augmented reality game Pokémon Go, so when Minecraft Earth was announced as an augmented realit...
19:00, 06/12/2019

Jupiter will soon be so close to Earth you’ll be able to see its moons without a telescope Jupiter, the mighty “king” of the planets in our solar system, is regularly visible for those who know where and when to look for it, but ...
23:48, 06/06/2019

Astronomers warn of solar ‘superflare’ that could hit Earth Like all life on Earth, we owe a lot to the Sun. Without it, we wouldn’t be here, but it also has the power to make things pretty rough on us if...
20:00, 06/12/2019

Another asteroid is hurtling toward Earth, but astronomers say it’ll miss us If you’ve been wringing your hands and saying your goodbyes in advance of the visit from asteroid 2006 QV89 later this year, you can relax. The ...
20:48, 07/17/2019

| US track championships set for fastest show on earth The United States athletics championships are set to be the fastest show on earth this week as a new generation of sprinting stars take centre stage....
11:16, 07/24/2019

Scientists say this massive asteroid definitely won’t destroy Earth… yet If the thought of an asteroid careening toward Earth keeps you up at night you can breathe a little easier today, as scientists have now ruled out a p...
22:48, 08/14/2019

‘He'd like to see peace on Earth’: how a dog became mayor of a California town Idyllwild’s highest-ranking official may not have political power, but he has the tiny town’s heart in his pawsThe mayor of Idyllwild, California, was...
10:16, 06/05/2019

Mars may have hosted life before Earth: study A new study suggests that life may have existed on Mars hundreds of millions of years prior to its emergence on Earth. The Red Planet may have been ri...
22:32, 06/26/2019

CBS All Access announces The Man Who Fell To Earth series Director Nicolas Roeg’s the Man Who Fell To Earth from 1976 isn’t a perfect film, but it is a David Bowie film. That alone has made it worthy of being...
00:48, 08/02/2019

Robert Downey Jr. wants to clean up Earth using nanotech Robert Downey Jr. took to the stage at Amazon's Re:MARS conference to talk about his goals for the future of the environment. The actor said that...
18:00, 06/05/2019

Earth is still rumbling, but worst should be over for California quakes The Mojave Desert shuddered and rumbled Sunday, but experts tried to ease fears that another massive quake would soon slam south-central California. ...
06:32, 07/08/2019

Earth's magnetic poles probably won't flip within our lifetime Contrary to recent reports, new research suggests the next reversal of Earth’s magnetic pole won’t happen in a human lifetime and could take tens of t...
00:16, 08/08/2019

Stop saying 'Minecraft Earth' is essentially 'Pokémon Go' Minecraft Earth is a mobile AR game, but that doesn't mean it's Pokémon Go. Yes, it uses a mobile device. Yes, it superimposes digit...
02:16, 06/12/2019

Earth Photo 2019 – the shortlisted artists Contenders for prizes in the competition developed jointly by Forestry England and the Royal Geographical Society. The photographs will be displayed a...
20:00, 06/25/2019

Continents on early Earth rose from the sea, then disappeared According to a new model, Earth's first continents emerged much earlier than previously thought. After emerging from the planet's primordial oceans, t...
16:48, 07/01/2019

New Campaign Is Asking Every Country on Earth to Name Distant Worlds A new campaign headed by the International Astronomical Union (IAU) called IAU100 NameExoWorlds will allow each country in the world to name a star an...
02:00, 06/08/2019

The Deep-Sea Dragonfish Has One of the Most Terrifying Smiles on Earth Scientists have shined a light on one of the creepier denizens of the deep sea, a pitch-black creature that can turn itself into a living lamp called ...
01:32, 06/06/2019

The children have invented a new way to use swings and will now leave Earth behind Most adults tell kids how much easier it is for them to be young now than it was “back in their day.” In 2019, with our environment terminally ill and...
00:00, 08/06/2019

Microsoft unveils Minecraft Earth, the new AR hotness In celebration of Minecraft‘s tenth anniversary, Microsoft played its Pokemon GO card and released an augmented reality phone app that shows the game ...
21:16, 05/17/2019

LightSail 2 sends its first signals back to Earth So far, it's been smooth sailing for the LightSail 2. The solar spacecraft is orbiting on its own after being delivered to space last week aboard...
09:32, 07/05/2019

What If An Asteroid Was About To Hit Earth? Scientists Ponder Question Here's a hypothetical: a telescope detects an asteroid between 100 and 300 meters in diameter racing through our solar system at 14 kilometers per sec...
11:32, 04/30/2019

Earth’s water came from a collision 4 billion years ago Water arrived on Earth at exactly the same time that the moon was created over 4 billion years ago, according to a new study. This phenomenon is thoug...
01:32, 05/24/2019

‘God of Chaos’ asteroid to buzz Earth in 2029 A 1,110-foot-wide asteroid named for the Egyptian god of chaos will fly past Earth in 2029 within the distance of some orbiting spacecraft, according ...
16:00, 05/02/2019

Scientists look for answers to earth's beginning under the moonscape As countries and companies rush to build infrastructure on the moon, some researchers are planning to dig under its rocky soil to unlock mysteries abo...
15:16, 07/15/2019

The coldest places on Earth in the dead of summer Yes, it’s hot out there, but not everywhere. There are plenty of places in the world where you need a sweater and gloves, even in summer.  ...
23:16, 07/31/2019

World marks earliest 'Earth Overshoot Day' By the end of Monday, humanity's allotment of natural resources for 2019 will be all used up, according to a report. Over the past 20 years, Earth Ove...
22:48, 07/29/2019

| Population of Earth to reach 9.7 billion in 2050: UN The world population is expected to climb to 9.7 billion in 2050 from 7.7 billion today, with the population of sub-Saharan Africa doubling, a United ...
09:16, 06/19/2019

Friends of the Earth to appeal against Heathrow judgment Campaigners argued a third runway was inconsistent with Paris climate agreementFriends of the Earth has said it will appeal against the ruling by judg...
23:00, 05/01/2019

‘Double asteroid’ snapped zooming by Earth at 43,000 mph A unique “double asteroid” was photographed by a powerful telescope as it whizzed by Earth last month at over 43,000 mph. The asteroid, classified as ...
01:32, 06/05/2019

Population Of Earth To Reach 9.7 Billion In 2050: UN The world population is expected to climb to 9.7 billion in 2050 from 7.7 billion today, with the population of sub-Saharan Africa doubling, a United ...
04:32, 06/18/2019

Ancient Origins of the Moon: Was it Once Part of Earth? The origin of the Moon has been a subject of research for many years and theories about its creation abound. Hypotheses vary from non-scientific propo...
02:00, 06/15/2019

If Silicon Valley were a country, it would be among the richest on Earth With $128,308 per capita in annual gross domestic product, Silicon Valley residents out-produce almost every nation on the planetWere it real, the Sul...
14:16, 05/01/2019

Celebrate Earth Day With Our Favorite Sustainable Fashion We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items ...
12:00, 05/02/2019

Learn More About Earth's Ecology and Weather With NOAA's New App The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is a scientific government agency that focuses on the conditions of things like our oceans ...
11:01, 08/11/2019

July was the hottest month ever recorded on Earth It’s official: July 2019 was the warmest month worldwide on record, narrowing beating July 2016, a European climate agency announced on Monday. Global...
17:32, 08/05/2019

NASA says now is a great time to leave Earth When you’re planning on taking a trip it pays to plan ahead, and one of the first things you should do is check the weather forecast. The same i...
06:32, 06/13/2019

Sand on Mars moves in ways not seen on Earth A University of Arizona team created the most detailed analysis of sand movement on Mars with NASA Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter data, finding it’...
04:16, 05/24/2019

Earth may be partly made of rocks from elsewhere in the galaxy We’ve only seen one interstellar object, a rock called ‘Oumuamua that passed by in 2017, but they may be crucial to speeding up the planet-building pr...
18:32, 04/28/2019

Asteroid Ryugu is so dry we may have to rethink how Earth got water The first results from Japan’s Hayabusa-2 mission show that the asteroid Ryugu is surprisingly dry, which may have implications for how life began on ...
18:32, 04/28/2019

An interstellar rock may have hit Earth in 2014 but nobody noticed In 2017 astronomers spotted the first interstellar object in our solar system, ‘Oumuamua, but our planet may have been hit by a meteor from another st...
18:32, 04/28/2019

Rocky, Earth-sized exoplanet is missing an atmosphere Astronomers at MIT, Harvard University, and elsewhere have searched a rocky, Earth-sized exoplanet for signs of an atmosphere — and found none. Atm...
19:16, 08/19/2019

Bedbugs roamed the Earth with dinosaurs 100 million years ago A new study, published in Current Biology on Thursday, found that bedbugs have been around for 100 million years — significantly longer than scientist...
22:48, 05/17/2019

A meteorite came crashing down to Earth in India and it… didn’t do much damage Debris from a fireball that streaked across the sky on the East Coast of the United States earlier this week has yet to be found, but a separate meteo...
02:48, 07/28/2019

Physics indicates some of Earth’s earliest animals helped each other feed Enlarge / The result of a fluid mechanics simulation with multiple Erniettas. (credit: Dave Mazierski) What drove the evolution of the earliest anim...
01:16, 06/22/2019

The secrets of how sharks survived so many of Earth's mass extinctions Vegetarianism and liking underwater volcanoes have helped sharks survive for half a billion years. But can they use their skills to cope with climate ...
20:16, 06/28/2019

Canadian Arctic fossils are oldest known fungus on Earth Fungus is half a billion years older than previous record holder found in WisconsinTiny fossils found in mudrock in the barren wilderness of the Canad...
20:00, 05/22/2019

The forgotten riches of the most densely biodiverse country on Earth Colombia is home to more birds, amphibians and butterflies than anywhere else. Human conflict preserved them – and in peace they now face new threats...
20:00, 04/28/2019

LightSail 2 spacecraft glides on sunlight in orbit around Earth Extra thrust from reflective sail on tiny craft changed shape of its orbit by about 2km, scientists reportA crowdfunded spacecraft has successfully sa...
11:00, 08/10/2019

How Earth's changing ecosystems may have driven human evolution The most detailed ever look at Earth's prehistoric climate suggests many habitats changed in the past 800,000 years – and this may be why we evolved b...
21:00, 04/28/2019

NASA needs your help to bring an asteroid sample back to Earth NASA’s OSIRIS-REx mission has already accomplished a lot since arriving at the space rock known as Bennu late last year. The spacecraft successf...
04:48, 05/24/2019

Football field-sized asteroid could hit Earth this year An enormous asteroid with a diameter wider than a football field has a roughly one in 7,000 chance of hitting the Earth later this year. However, it&#...
07:48, 06/07/2019

China hints at cutting off US from rare earth minerals The Chinese government threatened Wednesday to limit exports of rare earths — chemical components used in various types of high-tech equipment — as pa...
19:00, 05/29/2019

Earth's helium is running out and it has dire consequences for science Helium's essential for party balloons, but also for MRI scanners, physics experiments and space rockets. But supplies on Earth are getting dangerously...
19:00, 07/10/2019

Australian rare-earth ore processor wants to build a plant in the US Enlarge / Construction takes place at the site of Lynas Corp.'s Advanced Materials Plant in the Gebeng Industrial Zone near Kuantan, Malaysia, on Thur...
16:16, 05/26/2019

Humanity's Next Test: Feed 10 Billion Without Ruining Earth Experts Friday began negotiating the most comprehensive scientific assessment ever of the role the land we live off plays in climate change, expected ...
13:16, 08/02/2019

DNA Sequencing Microchip Could Detect Earth-Like Life on Mars Conditions on Mars are harsh. Its atmosphere is made up mostly of carbon dioxide and is 100 times thinner than Earth’s. Temperatures on the surface ca...
03:32, 06/20/2019

Mother Earth Opens Up and Greedily Gulps Down a Delicious Car Just in case you’ve been doubting the powerful and prodigious hunger of Mother Earth, our planet, devourer of cars, please take a moment to inspect th...
22:48, 07/10/2019

Earth’s Food Supply Is Under Threat. These Fixes Would Go a Long Way. The food production system accounts for up to a third of greenhouse gas emissions. But if agriculture is done right, experts say, it can actually be a...
01:32, 08/10/2019

Forget sharks — mosquitoes are the deadliest maneaters on earth If we were rational creatures, we would fear our back yards more than our beaches. Though oceans contain real-life monsters like the great white, our ...
19:32, 08/03/2019

AI for Earth: How Microsoft is using Azure to build a more sustainable world Microsoft's Azure machine learning tech is being put to good use in a grant program designed to give computing resources to scientists working on envi...
18:16, 04/28/2019

Don't panic about The Uninhabitable Earth, a new book predicting chaos If you read a book painting the very worst-case scenarios about what global warming means for human life you could easily panic. Here’s why you should...
21:00, 04/28/2019

Massive double asteroid will cruise by Earth later this week Most space rocks that pass nearby Earth are solo travelers making their way around the Sun and slipping past our planet as they do so. Asteroid 1999 K...
16:16, 05/23/2019

NASA Awards Contract for Near-Earth Mission Services NASA has awarded the Space Exploration Network Services and Evolution (SENSE) contract to Peraton, Inc. in Herndon, Virginia, to perform telemetry, tr...
02:32, 06/19/2019

It took an incredibly long time for the Earth’s poles to flip If you’re looking for some kind of apocalyptic scenario to get anxious about, the Earth’s poles flipping is as good a nightmare as any. Sc...
05:00, 08/10/2019

Brrrr! The 52 coldest places on Earth in the dead of summer Yes, it’s hot out there, but not everywhere. There are plenty of places in the world where you need a sweater and gloves, even in summer.  ...
17:48, 07/30/2019

Flat Earth: How did YouTube help spread a conspiracy theory? Many people who believe the Earth is not round first heard the idea on YouTube. But how important was the video-sharing website in helping the flat Ea...
22:16, 07/18/2019

Google Wants to Use AI to Track Pollution from Every Power Plant on Earth Satellites are our eyes in the sky or, er, in space. Now, a coalition of groups is turning to satellites and AI technology to help monitor emissions f...
04:32, 05/11/2019

BBC climate doc adviser: Earth is sending us really powerful messages Chris Rapley, scientific advisor on the BBC's new climate change documentary, talks rising temperatures, hammering home the message, and David Attenbo...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Meteorite strikes made life on Earth possible, study says There's been a notable increase in recent weeks about protecting life on Earth from a devastating asteroid strike. But a new study suggests that space...
00:16, 08/15/2019

Meet ‘Mr. Earth Day,’ the Man Who Helped Organize the Annual Observance Nearly 50 years after 20 million Americans participated in the first Earth Day on April 22, 1970, more than 190 countries mark the annual day for rais...
18:32, 04/28/2019

Earth is a living system and humans will decide whether it thrives A conference celebrating James Lovelock, the scientist who formulated the Gaia hypothesis, saw researchers questioning the future of our living planet...
19:32, 08/03/2019

The moon’s violent birth may have given Earth the ingredients of life We think the moon formed when a Mars-sized object crashed into the young Earth. The same object could also have brought the carbon and other elements ...
18:32, 04/28/2019

European shares back to earth after Draghi bombshell European stock markets were flat on Wednesday after posting their best results in five months a day earlier thanks to a strong policy speech from Eur...
10:48, 06/19/2019

Chandrayaan-2 Leaves Earth's Orbit, Heads Towards Moon India's ambitious lunar mission Chandrayaan-2 left the earth's orbit today and is headed towards moon after a crucial manoeuvre by the Indian Space Re...
06:00, 08/14/2019

Spring cleaning: Tidy up your tech before Earth Month is over Since e-waste is the world's fastest-growing trash stream and April is Earth Month, there’s a renewed responsibility to declutter your e-cl...
18:32, 04/28/2019

NY’s Earth Day ‘trash blitz’ hauled in 8,600 bags of garbage ALBANY, N.Y. — State officials say last month’s Earth Day “trash blitz” conducted by transportation department employees resulted in...
11:48, 05/10/2019

The ancestor of all creatures on Earth lived a lukewarm lifestyle We thought that the Last Universal Common Ancestor of all living things was adapted to live in scorching heat, but a new study suggests it was missing...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Life in the fastest warming place on earth - podcast In the world’s northernmost town, temperatures have risen by 4C since 1971, devastating homes, wildlife and even the cemetery. India Rakusen and Jon W...
09:16, 07/02/2019

After Iron Man, Robert Downey Jr. aims to clean up the earth NEW YORK (AP) — After playing Iron Man for more than a decade, Robert Downey Jr. has found a real-life villain he wants to defeat: pollution. The movi...
20:16, 06/05/2019

Minecraft Earth gets first live demo, coming to iOS “this summer” "Look, ma, I'm in Minecraft!" Play Minecraft Earth at a real-world scale... [credit: Apple / Mojang ...
22:48, 06/03/2019

Thousands Of Earth's Toughest Creatures May Now Be Living On Moon There might be life on the Moon after all: thousands of virtually indestructible creatures that can withstand extreme radiation, sizzling heat, the co...
10:16, 08/07/2019

Temperatures In Kuwait, Pak Third And Fourth Hottest Measured On Earth Following years of tireless investigation, the World Meteorological Organization on Tuesday announced that two recent temperature readings have been a...
10:32, 06/19/2019

The oceans are very slowly draining into the rock below Earth's crust Ever since the breakup of the supercontinent Pangaea, sea water has been flowing deep into the planet, causing sea levels to fall over millions of yea...
19:48, 05/24/2019

Godzilla grew 30 times faster than any organism on Earth. Here's why. If Godzilla were a real creature, his incredibly rapid growth spurt on the big screen would be off the charts, even setting evolutionary records, a ne...
20:32, 06/04/2019

| GALLERY: Astronaut trio back on Earth after 6 months NASA astronaut Anne McClain, veteran cosmonaut Oleg Kononenko of Roscosmos, and Canadian Space Agency record-holder David Saint-Jacques touch down nea...
17:00, 06/25/2019

Apollo 11: The songs astronauts listen to above Earth may surprise you The 50th anniversary of the moon landing on July 20, 1969 is approaching. Celebrate with this Spotify tracklist.       ...
14:32, 07/15/2019

July was Earth's hottest month on record One of the most notable weather headlines around the globe in July was the record-shattering heat wave that spread across Europe late in the month. &...
21:16, 08/15/2019

The Authority is Earth’s last hope in this The Wild Storm #23 exclusive The Wild Storm is rapidly approaching its conclusion, and the book’s final chapters have introduced a new third party to disrupt the intensifying war ...
22:32, 05/28/2019

Starwatch: Earth's shadow takes a bite out of the moon Most of us will get a chance this week to see a partial lunar eclipse. Though not if you live in North America, Greenland or northern RussiaA partial ...
12:00, 07/15/2019

Earth's last magnetic-pole flip took much longer than we thought The last reversal of Earth's magnetic poles happened long before humans could record it, but research on the flow of ancient lava has helped scientist...
23:16, 08/08/2019

Terrawatch: snowball Earth – when glaciers reached the tropics Rock deposits show there have been many times when the planet has been covered in iceOnce upon a time, about 650m years ago, our planet was covered in...
15:00, 05/01/2019

Trump Administration Joins Climate Change in War Against Earth It’s no secret that the Trump administration is actively antagonistic toward the reality of climate change. But according to a New York Times story pu...
17:16, 05/28/2019

Nearby 'Super-Earth' may be habitable, NASA suggests NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite has made several discoveries in recent days, including a planet with three suns and a sun with three plan...
20:48, 08/01/2019

Mysterious, ancient radio signals keep pelting Earth Sudden shrieks of radio waves from deep space keep slamming into radio telescopes on Earth, spattering those instruments' detectors with confusing dat...
23:16, 08/08/2019

Interstellar dust from ancient supernova found on Earth Cosmic dust found in Antarctic snow was likely birthed in a distant supernova millions of years ago. The dust's interstellar journey eventually brough...
13:16, 08/15/2019

| Russian, North American astronauts return to earth The first crew to blast off to the International Space Station following a launch accident that deepened doubts over Russia's space programme returned...
15:00, 06/25/2019

Look up! Saturn reaches closest point to Earth Tuesday GettyImages KBJR – Move over Jupiter, it’s time to let Saturn shine! Earth will be right in between Saturn and the Sun, and Saturn will be at it...
21:16, 07/09/2019

Britain's Cuadrilla pauses gas fracking after earth tremor British shale gas company Cuadrilla has paused fracking at its Preston New Road site in Lancashire, northwest England, due to an earth tremor late on ...
12:00, 08/22/2019

US-China trade: what are rare-earth metals, and what's the dispute? The metals are used to produce a raft of goods, including mobile phones and camerasWhat are rare-earth metals?Rare earths refer to a group of 17 eleme...
15:00, 05/29/2019

A surprisingly large asteroid just sneaked up on Earth, and the Sun is to blame Thanks to powerful telescopes that can detect large objects at extreme distances, we earthlings have a pretty good idea of the space rocks that pose t...
01:00, 07/27/2019

Valedictorian delivers scorched-earth graduation speech A California valedictorian delivered a scorched-earth graduation speech in which she thanked her guidance counselor for having “absolutely no ro...
00:16, 06/14/2019

Microsoft announces new Minecraft Earth AR game for Android and iOS Microsoft teased a brand new Minecraft-related AR (augmented reality) mobile game about two weeks ago and confirmed it recently. It's called Minecraft...
06:00, 05/19/2019

Russian, North American Astronauts Return to Earth The first crew to blast off to the International Space Station following a launch accident that deepened doubts over Russia's space programme returned...
11:00, 06/25/2019

Humans Have Transformed 70 Percent of Land on Earth. We Have a Choice for What We Do Next In what feels like it’s becoming a regular ritual in self-flagellation, scientists have released a new special report documenting the perilous state o...
00:16, 08/09/2019

Scientists think light and noise from Earth could attract aliens Since the first use of electric lamps in the 19th century, society hasn’t looked back. Homes and streets are lit at all hours so that people can go ab...
04:16, 08/11/2019

A Startup Says It Can Automate Perfect Weed Even as the Earth Burns Over the years, a number of companies have claimed to make “the first” smartphone-controlled, automated home grow system. But I have thus far been onl...
02:32, 06/13/2019

Brexit will make UK 'the greatest place on earth', PM Johnson says British Prime Minister Boris Johnson promised on Thursday to make the United Kingdom the greatest place on earth by leaving the European Union on Oct....
13:32, 07/25/2019

A huge asteroid will squeak by Earth in 2029, and you’ll be able to see it without a telescope Roughly a decade from now, a rather sizable space rock is going to have a very close encounter with Earth — on Friday the 13th, no less. On Apri...
12:32, 05/02/2019

Japan found water on an asteroid, and it could reveal secrets about Earth Nothing would excite astronomers more than to discover a planet somewhere out there with obvious signs of life, but it just hasn’t happened yet....
12:32, 05/02/2019

Earth’s ocean was stagnant and stinking for a billion years — here’s why that’s exciting Geologists have dubbed Earth’s middle age the “boring billion”. Occurring some 1,800 to 800 million years ago, it has long been considered a period wh...
14:48, 07/31/2019

1,100ft-wide asteroid on course to pass by earth will be visible to naked eye A massive asteroid will be visible to the naked eye when it passes close to Earth within the same distance as spacecraft that orbit the planet, accord...
17:32, 05/02/2019

Impact that formed the Moon might have splashed into Earth’s magma ocean Enlarge / An early version of the collision model, showing a head-on impact. The Earth and its moon are unique in our Solar System. Earth is the on...
14:16, 05/02/2019

Mother Earth's Plantasia: the cult album you should play to your plants It was made by an easy-listening songwriter and given away free with mattresses. Now thanks to YouTube’s algorithm, Mort Garson’s Plantasia has become...
18:48, 07/09/2019

The 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 Has an Earth-Shattering 760 HP After months of not knowing, the power figures for the 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 are finally here. The supercharged V8 will put out 760 horsepowe...
14:32, 06/19/2019

NASA Celebrates Earth Day with Social Media, Public Events This Earth Day, April 22, NASA invites you to celebrate our beautiful home planet by participating in a global social media event and local events aro...
19:00, 04/28/2019

The 'Minecraft Earth' beta begins its global takeover this month It's been a couple of months since we first heard about Minecraft Earth, the augmented reality version of Mojang's game that makes the real ...
15:00, 07/12/2019

Minecraft Earth’s closed beta: This augmented reality needs more augmenting Enlarge (credit: Mojang / Microsoft) When Microsoft acquired Mojang, the maker of Minecraft, in 2014, we all feared the worst: a zillion cash-in vid...
01:00, 07/17/2019

SpaceX’s Dragon returns to Earth after dropping off 5,500 pounds of supplies SpaceX just wrapped up yet another successfully resupply mission for NASA, dropping off a whopping 5,500 pounds of supplies for the scientists aboard ...
04:32, 06/05/2019

18 new Earth-size exoplanets pop up in old Kepler planet-hunting data Scientists scouring old Kepler Space Telescope data have tracked down 18 more relatively small exoplanets imaged by the famed planet-hunting observato...
15:32, 05/31/2019

Planet 10 times Earth's mass may have smacked Jupiter long ago Jupiter, the solar system's largest planet, may have been smacked head-on by an embryonic planet 10 times Earth's mass not long after being formed, a ...
23:48, 08/15/2019

Men in Black: International review – a galactically gormless fall to earth The earnest introduction of gender and migrant issues can’t save this space-invaders caper from CGI-dependant mediocrityIt’s time once again for what ...
17:00, 06/12/2019

Bedbugs roamed Earth alongside dinosaurs 100 million years ago Bedbugs have been around since the time of the dinosaurs, according to new research, though the parasites didn’t likely pester the prehistoric reptile...
22:16, 05/16/2019

Asteroid size of Empire State Building set to fly by Earth next week A "potentially hazardous" asteroid that is as large as the Empire State Building will zoom past Earth next week on Aug. 10. But it's not anything to w...
00:48, 08/03/2019

NASA’s Mars 2020 rover is already getting a workout without leaving Earth When NASA’s Mars 2020 mission finally gets underway about a year from now it’ll have been a long time coming. The mission has been in the ...
06:16, 07/31/2019

July Was Earth's Hottest Month, Global Temperature Up By 2.16 Degrees July was Earth's hottest month ever recorded, "on a par with, and possibly marginally higher" than the previous warmest month, which was July 2016, ac...
10:32, 08/03/2019

The Wandering Earth review: Epic Chinese sci-fi film heralds a new era The Wandering Earth, an adaptation of Cixin Liu's story of humans struggling to move Earth to a new home, is coming to Netflix. Our review: Despite a ...
18:32, 04/28/2019

Watch SpaceX launch Earth observation satellites at 10:17AM ET SpaceX is about to get your morning started in dramatic fashion (if you're in the Americas, that is). The private spaceflight outfit plans to la...
22:32, 06/12/2019

July on track to be Earth’s hottest month on record, scientists say With only a week left of July, heatwaves are blanketing countries all over the globe leading a lot of experts to claim this is the latest evidence of ...
17:00, 07/25/2019

We might soon find out if the Earth-like worlds orbiting TRAPPIST-1 can support life The James Webb Space Telescope is going to be an incredible tool for scientists to peer deep into space, returning information that could teach us a l...
19:16, 08/14/2019

Large asteroid has a tiny chance of hitting Earth in September Space groups like NASA and the ESA track a huge number of near-Earth objects on a daily basis, and many of them have a chance to make life miserable i...
23:48, 06/12/2019

OneWeb’s low-Earth satellites hit 400Mbps and 32ms latency in new test Enlarge / Illustration of a OneWeb satellite. (credit: OneWeb) OneWeb says a test of its low-Earth orbit satellites has delivered broadband speeds o...
23:16, 07/17/2019

Discovery of billion-year-old fungi changes our understanding of life on Earth When scientists search for species that lived hundreds of millions of years ago they’re not always just looking for ancient animals. Life on Ear...
04:48, 05/24/2019

Google’s Earth Day 2019 Doodle Celebrates Nature’s Diversity To celebrate Earth Day 2019, Google has created a Doodle featuring fun facts about six fascinating creatures. When you click on Sunday’s Earth D...
18:16, 04/28/2019

NASA’s Juno just discovered that Jupiter and Earth have something important in common NASA’s Juno spacecraft has delivered some of the most stunning glimpses of the gas giant that mankind has ever seen, but it’s also taught ...
03:32, 05/21/2019

Climate mistake reveals Earth warmed more than we thought last century Early weather stations only covered 20 per cent of the globe, causing them to underestimate how much our greenhouse gas emissions have warmed the clim...
16:32, 07/05/2019

Can't get to Galaxy's Edge? Here are 10 Star Wars worlds you can visit right here on Earth Over the course of 10 movies and four decades, "Star Wars" has been filmed in dozens of countries from Tunisia to the Maldives. Here are 10 planets an...
19:32, 06/01/2019

NASA Invites Media to Learn More About Near-Earth Asteroids, Comets Media are invited to hear experts from around the world discuss the latest research on near-Earth objects (NEOs) at the International Academy of Astro...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Ancient seabed buried deep in Earth can create diamonds Diamonds are a girl’s best friend, but where exactly do they come from? Small amounts of salt trapped inside diamonds show the precious stones a...
22:00, 05/31/2019

Photos of Angel on Earth Royal Baby Archie at His Christening Are Here Despite the privacy of the event, the first photos from royal baby Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor’s christening are already here. The pictu...
20:16, 07/06/2019

Apollo moon rocks shed new light on Earth's volcanoes Fifty years after humans first set foot on the moon, scientists believe rock samples collected by Apollo astronauts could help predict volcanic erupti...
13:32, 07/17/2019

Earth Just Had Its Hottest June On Record, On Track For Warmest July Boosted by a historic heat wave in Europe and unusually warm conditions across the Arctic and Eurasia, the average temperature of the planet soared to...
14:16, 07/17/2019

The Guardian view on James Lovelock: Earth, but not as we knew it | Editorial As he celebrates his centennial birthday, the scientist continues to rewrite our futureJames Lovelock, the scientist and writer, is 100 years old on F...
20:16, 07/25/2019

Explainer: U.S. dependence on China's rare earth - Trade war vulnerability Rare earth elements are used in a wide range of consumer products, from iPhones to electric car motors, as well as military jet engines, satellites an...
12:00, 06/04/2019

Spreadsheets have ruled Earth for too long—business must embrace the cloud Enlarge The one certainty in business software and services is that there will always be more acronyms. At the moment, though, there's more to the ...
22:48, 05/02/2019

Scientists just spotted a pair of planets that may be surprisingly similar to Earth New exoplanet discoveries have been happening at a breakneck pace over the past several years thanks to scientists who now have more powerful observat...
01:00, 06/20/2019

July expected to be the Earth's hottest month on record Fueled by record-breaking warmth in Europe, the U.S. and the Arctic, and supercharged by global warming, July will be the hottest month for the Earth...
22:00, 07/24/2019

Microsoft saved Minecraft Earth's AR gameplay reveal for Apple One thing missing from Microsoft's Minecraft Earth announcement? Actual gameplay. Strangely enough, it looks like Microsoft saved that honor for ...
21:48, 06/03/2019

NASA astronaut films awe-inspiring time-lapse of Earth Here on Earth, we see the Sun rise and set once in any given 24-hour period. If you want to see the sunrise or sunset you need to set your watch so yo...
16:48, 06/03/2019

This video of a SpaceX rocket fairing returning to Earth is mesmerizing It took SpaceX several tries to catch one of its rocket nosecones during an actual mission, but it finally accomplished that feat late last month when...
06:16, 07/05/2019

Beavers bigger than Justin Bieber used to roam the Earth: study Before the end of the last Ice Age, giant beavers roamed the wetlands of North America. Scientists are now speculating why a species considered highly...
02:16, 06/01/2019

The Northernmost Settlement on Earth Cracked 70 Degrees For the First Time This Week It’s not just the eastern part of the U.S. roasting this week. Much of the planet is on a heat bender, including the northernmost inhabited place on E...
17:16, 07/19/2019

The north pole is moving and if it flips, life on Earth is in trouble The magnetic north pole is racing towards Siberia - but why? It's a mystery with huge implications, and to solve it, we're building an explosive model...
19:32, 06/28/2019

Super-Earth at a nearby star is a Mercury-like hunk of rock Enlarge / An artist's view of what's undoubtedly the cooler side of the planet. (credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/R. Hurt) The most common star in our galax...
05:32, 08/21/2019

China June rare earth magnet exports to U.S. fall 3.9% from May China's exports of rare earth magnets to the United States fell 3.9% in June from the previous month, customs data showed on Saturday, as concerns per...
15:16, 07/27/2019

NASA monitoring 2,100-foot asteroid on track to ‘skim Earth’ A huge asteroid that’s more than twice as big as the Empire State Building is set to skim past Earth in three weeks. The monster space rock is c...
19:00, 08/21/2019

This Striking Climate Change Visualization Is Now Customizable for Any Place on Earth When University of Reading climate scientist Ed Hawkins released his warming stripes visualization for the globe last year, people freaked (in a good ...
09:32, 06/18/2019

Study finds meteorite strikes made life on Earth possible There’s been more discussion recently about protecting life on Earth from a devastating asteroid strike. But a new study suggests that space roc...
22:16, 08/15/2019

The moon may be made of magma that once covered Earth’s entire surface The moon’s makeup is extremely similar to Earth’s - perhaps because a huge rock smashed into a magma-covered Earth, splashing out the material to make...
19:00, 04/29/2019

US-China trade war sparks worries about rare earth minerals PHOENIX (AP) — Rising trade tensions have sparked worries about the 17 rare minerals needed for high-tech products such as robotics, drones and electr...
17:32, 06/08/2019

European Union nations are living far beyond the Earth's means: report The European Union's 28 countries consume the Earth's resources much faster than they can be renewed, and none of them has sustainable consumption pol...
04:32, 05/09/2019

Scientists on a sailboat just found nearly 200,000 viruses hiding in Earth's oceans Scientists aboard a single sailboat have identified nearly 200,000 marine virus species, increasing the number of known marine viruses from the 15,000...
13:32, 04/29/2019

Burning Planet: Fire's intriguing role throughout Earth history We view fire as a hazard, but a thought-provoking book argues it wasn’t always so – and helps us revise our thinking by looking back over geological t...
23:16, 04/28/2019

Asteroid strike may have forged the oldest rocks ever found on Earth The oldest rocks ever found are over four billion years old and we don’t know how they formed – but a massive asteroid bombardment may be responsible...
23:16, 04/28/2019

Life may have begun on Earth 100 million years earlier than we thought A new timeline of early evolution suggests life on Earth began 100 million years earlier than we thought, while meteorites were still pummelling the p...
23:16, 04/28/2019

LightSail 2 prepares to deploy sails, share new images of Earth LightSail 2, a CubeSat developed by the Planetary Society, is preparing to deploy its solar sails. The miniature satellite, roughly the size of a toas...
18:16, 07/22/2019

Minecraft Earth takes the original game and blends it with Pokemon Go After teasing the announcement during its Build 2019 keynote, Microsoft has officially announced Minecraft Earth, a new augmented reality (AR) game in...
03:32, 05/18/2019

Northern Ireland's DUP not seeking 'earth-shattering' changes to Brexit deal The Northern Irish party propping up Britain's minority government is not asking for changes to the Brexit divorce deal that will "fundamentally under...
00:16, 06/14/2019

Wandering Earth: Rocket scientist explains how we could move our planet Enlarge (credit: NASA) In the Chinese science fiction film The Wandering Earth, recently released on Netflix, humanity attempts to change the Earth’...
19:00, 05/18/2019

The Moon Landing Astronauts Had a Tough Time Back on Earth When Commanders Buzz Aldrin, Neil Armstrong and Michael Collins (yes there was a third guy, look it up!) left Earth, they were engineers, test pilots,...
23:32, 07/21/2019

Surprise ‘city-killer’ asteroid almost hit Earth — whizzing by at 15 miles a second A “city-killer” asteroid whizzed by Earth on Thursday, startling astronomers who didn’t pick up the rock’s trajectory until days before it passed the ...
03:32, 07/27/2019

P Chidambaram "Only A Burden On Earth": Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami on Tuesday launched a scathing attack on P Chidambaram, saying the veteran Congress leader was "only a burden"...
10:32, 08/13/2019

NASA discovers nearby ‘super-Earth’ that ‘could harbor life’ “This is exciting, as this is humanity’s first nearby super-Earth that could harbor life — uncovered with help from TESS, our small, mighty mission wi...
02:16, 08/02/2019

'The future of life on Earth lies in the balance' – a picture essay Almost 600 conservation experts have signed a letter by the wildlife charity WWF, published to coincide with UN report into loss of biodiversityAlmost...
12:48, 05/07/2019

The Morning After: 'Minecraft Earth' remakes our world into a blocky AR sandbox Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Welcome to your weekend! Microsoft is hoping that its augmented reality Minecraft game will top Pokémon ...
15:32, 05/18/2019

NASA’s Spitzer just spotted a galaxy perfectly aligned with Earth NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope is capable of capturing some truly stunning snapshots of distant features in space, and usually, when we see imag...
10:16, 08/08/2019

How Spider-Man: Far From Home Brings Peter Parker Back Down to Earth On the UK set of Spider-Man: Far From Home last summer, one question was on the minds of press: How does Peter Parker’s next solo adventure deal with ...
16:00, 05/08/2019

EXPLAINER-U.S. dependence on China's rare earth: Trade war vulnerability Rare earth elements are used in a wide range of consumer products, from iPhones to electric car motors, as well as military jet engines, satellites an...
01:00, 06/28/2019

Beto: We only have ’10 years’ left on Earth if we don’t address climate change Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke sounded the alarms on Monday, saying that people have only “ten years” left on Earth if no action is t...
10:00, 04/30/2019

New world map is a more accurate Earth and shows Africa's full size The “Equal Earth” projection shows the true area of continents such as Africa without greatly distorting their shapes and is already being adopted by ...
23:16, 04/28/2019

Biodiversity in crisis: Earth’s giant construction projects mapped out The planet’s largest areas of undisturbed wilderness in Siberia and tropical rainforests are under threat from huge waves of development. Here’s what ...
23:16, 04/28/2019

'Minecraft Earth' beta brings AR building to Android next week Don't worry, Android fans -- if you've been wondering when you can try the augmented reality experience of Minecraft Earth, you don't h...
23:00, 08/22/2019

Recent earthquakes that rocked California dramatically scarred the Earth A series of powerful earthquakes and aftershocks left much of Southern California trembling over the long holiday weekend. The most powerful of the qu...
03:32, 07/10/2019

Oxford University academic says aliens are already breeding with humans on Earth An Oxford University academic says aliens are breeding with humans to produce a hyrid species capable of saving the planet from major disasters like c...
05:48, 05/02/2019

Everest Climber Died After "His Last Sunrise From Highest Peak On Earth" It was the final climb on his quest to reach the highest summit on all seven continents. When Christopher Kulish finally reached Mount Everest's 29,03...
08:00, 05/29/2019

Yuri Kozyrev's best photograph: Norilsk, one of Earth's most polluted places ‘This Arctic city was built by Russian prisoners in the late 1930s to meet wartime demand for metal. There are graveyards everywhere’I shot this in No...
07:48, 05/02/2019

In the beginning: The full story of life on Earth can finally be told The events of the first 3.5 billion years of evolution are coming to light at last and they include far more drama and intrigue than we ever imagined...
20:00, 04/28/2019

July 2019 officially Earth’s hottest month on record By Elisha Fieldstadt It wasn’t your imagination, July was in fact the hottest ever. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on Thurs...
22:48, 08/15/2019

Earth's last magnetic field reversal took 22,000 years, longer than expected New research suggests Earth's last magnetic field reversal was slow-going. Scientists found the reversal of Earth's magnetic poles took 22,000 years t...
23:48, 08/08/2019

Minecraft Earth makes the whole real world your very own blocky realm When your game tops a hundred million players, your thoughts naturally turn to doubling that number. That’s the case with the creators, or rathe...
15:32, 05/17/2019

The State Department puts China first on rare earth metals HARGEISA, Somaliland — To most Americans, anarchy, intervention, and the Black Hawk Down fiasco define Somalia. By any reasonable metric, the country ...
00:48, 08/08/2019

RPT-China June rare earth magnet exports to U.S. fall 3.9% from May China's exports of rare earth magnets to the United States fell 3.9% in June from the previous month, customs data showed on Saturday, as concerns per...
02:48, 07/29/2019

Wyoming may hold the key to the rare earth minerals trade war with China America depends on China for 80% of its rare earth imports. But mining experts say Wyoming may play a key role in making the U.S. mineral-independent:...
15:00, 07/10/2019

Extinct 'Denisovan' people may have lived on Earth's highest plateau The Tibetan Plateau is a tough environment so we thought humans arrived only about 12,000 years ago, but it seems someone was there 40,000 to 30,000 y...
21:00, 04/28/2019

'Minecraft Earth' makes the world your augmented reality playground Microsoft wants you to see Minecraft everywhere you look: a virtual tree on your lawn, a life-sized castle sticking through your house and an elaborat...
19:00, 05/17/2019

China willing to meet reasonable rare earth demand from other countries China is willing to meet reasonable demand for rare earths from other countries, but it would be unacceptable that countries using Chinese rare earths...
02:32, 05/31/2019

Trump says he could win Afghan war and wipe country 'off the face of the Earth' – video Donald Trump has said that he could win the Afghanistan war 'in a week' adding that the country 'could be wiped off the face of the Earth. I don’t wan...
01:48, 07/23/2019

Surprisingly wet asteroid dust could spark a rethink of Earth's water Samples of space dust from the Hayabusa mission to the asteroid Itokawa are far less dry than we expected, which may prompt a rethink of how Earth got...
21:32, 05/01/2019

July 2019 Was the Earth’s Hottest Month Ever Recorded, NOAA Says July 2019 was the hottest July and the hottest month on record globally since temperature records began in a year of a number of record breaking tempe...
23:48, 08/15/2019

Marco Rubio Introduces a Bill to Boost the U.S. Rare-Earth Industry Legislation aimed at making the U.S. more competitive with China for processing critical rare-earth minerals is set to be introduced in Congress on Th...
22:16, 07/11/2019

By Jupiter! How the solar system’s giant made Earth ripe for life An audacious mission circling Jupiter’s poles is probing the planet’s deepest mysteries - including how it shaped our solar system and paved the way f...
16:48, 05/23/2019

Dr. Drew says LA public health in 'complete breakdown': 'No city on Earth tolerates this' The public health situation in the nation's second-largest city is in "a complete breakdown," Dr. Drew Pinsky said Thursday night on "The Ingraham Ang...
07:00, 05/31/2019

If we can't challenge China, no one can, warns operator of only US mine for rare earth metals "If we can't be economic, there's no hope for the U.S. industry," said James Litinsky, owner of the only rare earth minerals mine in the U.S...
02:32, 05/31/2019

Rare earth firms' stocks soar on U.S.-China trade war speculation Shares in rare earth-related companies soared on Tuesday, led by jumps in Chinese producers a day after Chinese President Xi Jinping visited a rare ea...
00:48, 05/22/2019

NASA’s Kepler just spotted 18 new Earth-sized planets, but only one is worth dreaming about NASA’s Kepler Space Telescope may be dead, but that doesn’t mean that the wealth of data it gathered doesn’t still hold some untold ...
04:48, 05/24/2019

Discovery of billion-year-old fungi upends understanding of life on Earth When scientists search for species that lived hundreds of millions of years ago they’re not always just looking for ancient animals. Life on Earth has...
22:16, 05/24/2019

China Trade Fight Raises Specter of Rare-Earth Shortage The U.S-China trade dispute has sent prices surging in rare-earth metals, a critical market for industries from electric cars to fuel makers. Chinese ...
19:00, 05/31/2019

Minecraft Earth: block building game moves into the real world Microsoft has launched an augmented reality version of the bestselling game, which follows Pokémon Go on to the streetsSince its beta launch in 2009, ...
23:48, 05/17/2019

How NASA Will Prolong the Lives of the Voyager Probes, 11 Billion Miles From Earth Launched 42 years ago, the Voyager 1 and Voyager 2 space probes are now exploring the outer realms of our solar system. Sadly, the end of the mission ...
04:00, 07/10/2019

China's Minmetals says to close rare earth unit after pollution violations The rare earths arm of state-owned China Minmetals Corporation said one of its units would halt production with immediate effect from Thursday after f...
18:16, 08/15/2019

Shares of rare earth miners skyrocket after Beijing threatens to cut off the minerals Shares of rare earth miners in Asia Pacific surged in morning trade on Wednesday after Beijing made a veiled threat toward Washington regarding the cr...
06:32, 05/29/2019

Magic Johnson goes scorched earth: Lakers backstabber, fight over Walton Magic Johnson has gone full scorched earth. The former Lakers president of basketball operations, who announced his departure from the franchise in a ...
17:32, 05/20/2019

China rare earth firms' stocks soar on trade war speculation Shares in rare earth-related companies in China soared on Tuesday, a day after Chinese President Xi Jinping visited a rare earth firm in southern Chin...
13:32, 05/21/2019

Surprising ways the changing Earth shaped human evolution and society From the development of our remarkable brains to the geographic divides in the way we vote, our shape-shifting planet has guided the path of humanity...
21:00, 04/28/2019

Asteroid Bigger Than Empire State Building to Pass by Earth Next Week A giant asteroid is hurling towards Earth; however, it will safely sail past next week, NASA's Center for Near-Earth Object Studies (CNEOS) has said....
22:48, 08/02/2019

Online dating is hell on earth for middle-aged and senior singles Long Island grandma Maria Rodriguez had just had the worst blind date of her life. “He was all over me — no respect,” Rodriguez, 54, tells The Post. T...
07:00, 07/25/2019

Mount Everest expedition installs highest weather stations on Earth Scientists installed the two highest weather stations in the world in an expedition to Mount Everest that wrapped up this week. A team led by the Nati...
21:00, 06/13/2019

Inside Italy's $1 billion mountains that produce more tons of marble than anywhere else on Earth A slab of Carrara marble can cost up to $400 per square meter. The luxury stone comes the Apuan Alps, a mountain range in northern Tuscany that stretc...
03:48, 06/26/2019

China rare earth prices soar on their potential role in trade war Chinese rare earth prices are set to climb further beyond multi-year highs hit following a flurry of state media reports that Beijing could weaponize ...
15:32, 06/06/2019

Gaia rebooted: New version of idea explains how Earth evolved for life The controversial Gaia hypothesis sees Earth as a superorganism adapted to be perfect for life. A weird type of evolution may finally show how that ac...
23:16, 04/28/2019

‘Do everything in your power to tackle climate change’ UN chief urges on Mother Earth Day Marking International Mother Earth Day, the UN on Monday debated how best to build “an equitable and sustainable future” for all, through enhanced edu...
21:16, 04/28/2019

After Leaving Earth's Orbit, Chandrayaan-2 Journey To Moon To Start Today India's Chandrayaan-2 satellite is set to move towards the moon after leaving the earth''s orbit, with the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) p...
22:33, 08/13/2019

Neutron star collision 4.6 billion years ago sent gold, platinum to Earth Two neutron stars collided 4.6 billion years ago near the Earth's solar system, showering the planet with some of its most precious metals, a new stud...
22:00, 05/03/2019

NYC pools are hell on Earth with long lines and strict dress codes New Yorkers are going off the deep end in their search for a good pool. The oppressive heat of these late summer days has them paying thousands of dol...
08:16, 08/08/2019

Recently Promoted Spanish Soccer Club Renamed As Flat Earth FC After earning promotion to the Spanish fourth flight division, the club formerly known as Mostoles Balompie got a complete rebrand from president Jav...
20:00, 06/30/2019

On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous Is a Daring Tale of Queer Love and Pain Ocean Vuong read from his poetry at the Los Angeles public library two years ago. I was onstage with him as his interviewer, and what struck me about ...
00:48, 06/07/2019

Earth’s warmer, watery future being written in fast-melting Greenland New York University air and ocean scientist David Holland, who is tracking what’s happening in Greenland from both above and below, calls it “the end ...
23:00, 08/20/2019

Empire State Building-sized asteroid ‘expected’ to miss Earth A “potentially hazardous” asteroid the size of the Empire State Building will come within striking distance of the Earth on Aug. 10 — but is expected ...
23:48, 07/31/2019

The sun’s impact on Earth and weather celebrated, as planet marks World Meteorological Day Against a background of serious warnings against the effects of climate change, World Meteorological Day this year celebrates the crucial role played ...
20:00, 04/28/2019

D-Day veteran John McHugh recalls Normandy invasion: It was hell on earth In an appearance on "Shepard Smith Reporting," World War II Army Cpl. John McHugh on Thursday recalled his harrowing experience as one of thousands of...
02:48, 06/07/2019

Human society under urgent threat from loss of Earth's natural life Scientists reveal one million species at risk of extinction in damning UN report Human society is in jeopardy from the accelerating decline of the Ear...
16:16, 05/06/2019

Plans to ‘hack Earth’s weather’ could start World War 3, scientists warn Climate change may end up causing World War 3 if individual countries start to try and save themselves by hacking the weather with a process called ge...
01:16, 06/15/2019

Americans prefer to stop asteroids from hitting Earth over going to the Moon or Mars CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Americans prefer a space program that focuses on potential asteroid impacts, scientific research and using robots to explo...
23:48, 06/20/2019

Cocktail of the week: EartH Kitchen’s Irish maid | The good mixer Fire up the barbecue and kick back with this refreshingly floral, whiskey-based summer coolerA super-simple, super-seasonal (now is the height of elde...
23:48, 05/31/2019

Seasons of the witch: as women we nurture the riches of earth, food and health The correlation of the feminine to nature, repressive for so long, can be a source of power In the past few months I have started putting down roots. ...
23:00, 05/01/2019

Back on Earth, China's Mars simulation base greets first visitors About 100 excited Chinese teenagers completed a five-hour tour of a space colony against a desolate backdrop not unlike the desert planet of Tatooine,...
18:16, 04/28/2019

Jenny Slate is a powerhouse in Earth Break as she navigates a postapocalyptic world For four podcast seasons now, journalist, comedian, and LGBTQ activist Gaby Dunn has been offering listeners an approachable guide to personal finance...
20:16, 05/13/2019

Sunbeam-sailing spacecraft deemed 'mission success' in Earth orbit A small crowd-funded satellite promoted by TV host and science educator Bill Nye has been propelled into a higher orbit using only the force of sunlig...
05:16, 08/01/2019

9.7 billion on Earth by 2050, but growth rate slowing, says new UN population report By the year 2050, there will be some 9.7 billion people living on Earth, says a UN population report released on Monday. However, the overall growth r...
20:00, 06/17/2019

Gizmodo This Could Be the Most Earth-Like Exoplanet Discovered Yet | Kotaku The Ranger Class Is Gett Gizmodo This Could Be the Most Earth-Like Exoplanet Discovered Yet | Kotaku The Ranger Class Is Getting Some Changes In D&D (And Baldur’s Gate 3) ...
02:16, 06/20/2019

The Range Rover Astronaut Edition Is for Fools Who Need to Get Back to Work, for Me, on Earth “Space is the new frontier,” is a phrase you often hear from dreamy losers with their heads stuck in the clouds. Every time I hear this, I am compelle...
01:00, 05/11/2019

Trump tells Pentagon to find better sources of rare earth magnet U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday told the Pentagon to find better ways to procure a rare earth magnet used in specialty motors, warning that the ...
05:16, 07/23/2019

Scientists find that Mars is inhabitable for at least one of Earth’s life forms While trying to decide if humans can live on Mars, scientists believe they've found some germs can survive on the red planet.    ...
23:16, 06/21/2019

Afghanistan asks for clarification after Trump says he could wipe country off face of Earth Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Tuesday called for President Donald Trump to clarify comments he made earlier this week saying Afghanistan would be "...
02:00, 07/24/2019

Astronomers captured an image of a double asteroid as it sped past Earth Astronomers eager to observe bizarre visitors to our neck of the Solar System were in for a real treat late last month as the rare double asteroid 199...
04:32, 06/05/2019

Large Asteroid Set to Graze Earth Orbit in 2029, Impact Exercise Conducted Apophis asteroid will interestingly pass by Earth on a near-miss Earth trajectory on a Friday the 13th (April 13, 2029), gracing a day considered unlu...
14:48, 05/04/2019

Otto Warmbier's mother calls for more sanctions on 'cancer on the earth' North Korea Cindy Warmbier, mother of the student who died after being held hostage in North Korea, made an emotional call for further sanctions against Kim Jong ...
20:16, 05/04/2019

Small satellites begin to offer unrivaled detail in radar images of Earth A comparison between ICEYE's SAR image, left, and visible image data from the European Space Agency's Copernicus network, showing crude oil tank filli...
01:00, 08/10/2019

‘Signs of Life’ Picked Out As TESS Satellite Uncovers Its First Nearby Super-Earth An international team of astronomers has characterized the first potentially habitable world outside of our solar system discovered by NASA's Transiti...
03:16, 08/02/2019

Asteroid nearly the width of a football field has small chance of hitting Earth this year An asteroid called 2006 QV89, which has a diameter slightly smaller than the width of a football field, is set to pass by Earth in September.  &...
22:16, 06/07/2019

Dark Phoenix's Simon Kinberg Took Inspiration From Nolan's Batman to Bring the X-Men Down to Earth There’s an unsteady, chaotic energy coursing through much of Simon Kinberg’s Dark Phoenix. It almost feels like an extension of the existential crisis...
06:32, 06/12/2019

The Earth’s magnetic north pole is shifting rapidly, but the northern lights will stay where they are (for now) Like most planets in our solar system, the Earth has its own magnetic field. Thanks to its largely molten iron core, our planet is in fact a bit like ...
10:16, 05/25/2019

Meteor shower to peak Saturday as Earth collides with Halley's Comet debris This weekend will feature the second meteor shower in as many weeks as Earth passes through a trail of debris left behind by one of the most well-know...
22:00, 05/03/2019

Explainer: China's rare earth supplies could be vital bargaining chip in U.S. trade war Rare earth elements are used in a wide range of consumer products, from iPhones to electric car motors, as well as military jet engines, satellites an...
01:00, 05/23/2019

With Amazon Ablaze, Brazil Faces Global Backlash: ‘Lungs of the Earth Are in Flames’ The fires scorching the Amazon come amid growing concern that Brazil’s weakening environmental policies could jeopardize the country’s trade and forei...
05:16, 08/23/2019

Moon craters reveal surprise rise in asteroid shrapnel pelting Earth Craters on the moon show that it and Earth faced a massive increase in large meteorite strikes about 290 million years ago, which could have endangere...
18:32, 04/28/2019

Watch the total solar eclipse streak across Earth in this gorgeous satellite shot Earlier this week, a total solar eclipse gave skywatchers in South America a very good reason to gaze at the heavens. Only a very small number of peop...
06:16, 07/05/2019

Evidence of 14B year-old 'time machine' star found 35,000 light-years from Earth Astronomers have found evidence of one of the oldest stars in the universe, a star that lived 13.8 billion years ago, nestled inside a star that's nea...
19:32, 08/06/2019

Collision that formed the moon also brought Earth water, planetary scientists claim Without the moon and water, life on Earth wouldn't be possible. New research out of Germany suggests both were delivered by Theia, which collided with...
02:32, 05/22/2019

Rafael Nadal brings teenager Felix Auger-Aliassime back down to earth • Spaniard moves into third round of Madrid Open• Five-time champion beats young Canadian 6-3, 6-3Prodigies abound in tennis but there was no denying ...
20:48, 05/08/2019

Two new Earth-like planets found in ‘habitable zone’ of nearby star An international team led by researchers at the University of Göttingen discovered two new Earth-like planets near Teegarden’s star, one of...
16:48, 06/19/2019

Evidence of ancient ‘time machine’ star found 35,000 light-years from Earth Astronomers have found evidence of one of the oldest stars in the universe, a star that lived 13.5 billion years ago, nestled inside a star that’...
23:32, 08/06/2019

China June rare earth exports rise, snapping two months of declines China's rare earth exports rose by 9% in June from May, customs data showed on Friday, snapping two months of declines that had stoked worries over su...
19:32, 07/12/2019

Carbon Dioxide Concentration in the Earth’s Atmosphere Has Hit Levels Unseen for 3 Million Years The concentration of carbon dioxide in the Earth’s atmosphere has reached levels not seen for 3 million years, scientists at Mauna Loa Observato...
17:00, 05/14/2019

NASA’s exoplanet hunter just spotted a ‘super Earth’ orbiting a nearby star In its 15 months of service, NASA’s TESS exoplanet-hunting satellite has racked up many exciting exoplanet discoveries, but few show promise in ...
23:48, 08/01/2019

UN report warns coming 'climate apartheid' will split Earth between 'those who escape' and 'those who will suffer' A particularly dire report from the United Nations Human Rights Council has upped the ante in the fight against climate change, warning that a "climat...
22:48, 06/27/2019

Watch: Kennedy Center honorees include Linda Ronstadt; Earth, Wind & Fire The 2019 Kennedy Center Honorees were announced Thursday as Earth, Wind & Fire; Sally Field; Linda Ronstadt; "Sesame Street;" and Michael Tilson Thoma...
21:00, 07/18/2019

July was the Earth's hottest month on record in any year dating back to 1880 One of the most notable weather headlines around the globe in July was the record-shattering heat wave that spread across Europe late in the month. &...
03:48, 08/16/2019

Weapon of choice? China rare earth prices soar on their potential role in trade war Chinese rare earth prices are set to climb further beyond multi-year highs hit following a flurry of state media reports that Beijing could weaponize ...
09:00, 06/06/2019

UN Youth envoy launches coding competition to help solve climate crisis and ‘Reboot the Earth’ Can young coders help solve the climate crisis? The UN’s Youth Envoy launched a global competition earlier this month, “Reboot The Earth”, in collabor...
03:48, 07/23/2019

Ancient neutron-star crash made enough gold and uranium to fill Earth's oceans Enough gold, uranium and other heavy elements about equal in mass to all of Earth's oceans likely came to the solar system from the collision of two n...
19:00, 05/13/2019

REFILE-Australia's Lynas to continue stockpiling rare earth element despite price surge Lynas Corp on Friday said it was stockpiling production of its major rare earth element, Neodymium Praseodymium, despite a sharp increase in prices la...
03:32, 06/21/2019

Birth of Middle Earth: Tolkien biopic explores beloved author’s early years Enlarge (credit: YouTube/Fox Searchlight) Teasing out the myriad influences on any artist creating a timeless masterpiece is tricky business, but Fi...
05:00, 05/07/2019

Inslee ramps up pressure campaign for DNC to hold climate change debate, says earth’s ‘on fire’ Washington state Gov. Jay Inslee is stepping up his push to force the Democratic National Committee to hold a primary debate solely on the issue of cl...
19:00, 06/13/2019

Otto Warmbier’s mother says North Korea ‘a cancer on earth’, calls diplomacy a ‘charade’ Cindy Warmbier, the mother of University of Virginia student Otto Warmbier, who was detained and held in North Korea who died after he returned back t...
01:00, 05/04/2019

iPad confusion and Tory antics indicate lack of intelligent life on Earth | John Crace Aliens are unlikely to be impressed by the likes of Annunziata Rees-Mogg and the Conservative partyAfter three years of training telescopes on 1,327 s...
20:00, 06/21/2019

Water-air interfaces in rock pores helped spawn life on Earth, study suggests According to a new study, the geochemical qualities of water-air interfaces found inside tiny rock pores made the chemical evolution necessary to supp...
23:48, 07/29/2019

A 'city-killer' asteroid got scarily close to Earth yesterday, and astronomers didn't know about it until it was just days away Vadim Sadovski/Shutterstock Yesterday, a 427-foot-wide asteroid passed within 45,000 miles of Earth. Small asteroids can strike Earth with the force ...
10:32, 07/27/2019

Earth's oceans could rise over 6 feet by 2100 as polar ice melts, swamping coastal cities such as NYC Portions of many U.S. coastal cities could be lost to the sea by the end of the century because of global warming, a study says.    &#...
03:16, 05/21/2019

Shocking Moon discovery: Earth's satellite 100M years older than previously thought, study says The Apollo missions have had a lasting legacy on space exploration, most notably the Apollo 11 mission, which saw humanity walk on the Moon for the fi...
20:48, 08/01/2019

CORRECTED (OFFICIAL)-UPDATE 2-Eyeing China, Pentagon briefs Congress on rare earth minerals report The U.S. Defense Department has briefed Congress on a report on rare earth minerals as it looks to reduce American reliance on China, a Pentagon spoke...
01:48, 05/30/2019

Now The War of the Worlds has spread to inner space Carl Guyenette has turned musician Jeff Wayne's 70’s concept album into two hours of immersive terror – by putting all the tech at the service of the ...
12:32, 05/24/2019

How to Celebrate National Space Day Tonight, step outside, look up at the sky and—assuming you’re in a location that is low on light pollution—appreciate the view of the stars. Because g...
20:48, 05/03/2019

'Borderlands 3' hands-on: More of the same, but in space Borderlands 3 is achingly familiar. It's as if Gearbox distilled the grimy, viscous essence of Borderlands into a crisp new game highlighting the...
00:00, 05/02/2019

Astronaut performs first-ever DJ set from space ISS astronaut Luca Parmitano performs the first-ever electronic music set in space, with revellers dancing on a cruise boat in the Mediterranean. ...
00:48, 08/15/2019

$85M penthouse with a ‘trip to space’ is not what it seems One of Manhattan’s most notorious real estate fakes is back in the spotlight — and the deal still stinks. The Atelier, a 475-unit tower built in 2007 ...
02:00, 06/04/2019

Fly me to the moon - holidaying in space On July 21, it will be 50 years since Neil Armstrong became the first man to walk on the moon. Soon others could follow — even tourists. Comfort might...
17:32, 07/19/2019

The new space race – podcast The science writer Philip Ball has always been fascinated by space. He looks at the latest missions to the moon and beyond. And: Carole Cadwalladr on ...
10:48, 05/07/2019

Here’s How to Free Up Space On Your iPhone When you get a new iPhone, you almost never think about how much space you’re using. Go ahead and pile up those movies, music and apps. Never de...
18:16, 08/08/2019

Space has potential – we need to look up | Letters Terraforming holds the key to colonising Mars, writes Jan Miller. And we already have a sizeable nuclear fusion reactor, writes David E HankeI don’t a...
19:48, 05/31/2019

Why All Images of Space Are Photoshopped Did you know that most of the images of space you see are photoshopped? A video by Cheddar explores why images of space are almost always enhanced bef...
08:48, 06/05/2019

Come on slam, and welcome Don Cheadle to Space Jam 2 In a casting announcement that sounds almost too good for what we’ve come to expect from the Space Jam brand, Deadline is reporting that Don Cheadle h...
11:00, 07/12/2019

These maps show record high temperatures in June, as scientists predict July could be the hottest month ever recorded on Earth The average temperature in June soared to its highest level on record, and experts predict that July could follow the same pattern. Several reports r...
20:16, 07/19/2019

There’s so much junk in space that our satellites will soon be at risk We have been leaving debris in space for 60 years. Our continuing exploration of the cosmos may rely on a bizarre array of nets, lasers and gecko-like...
18:32, 04/28/2019

Rocket launch seen from the space station Time-lapse of Russian spacecraft Progress MS-10 launching into space. Shot from the International Space Station, you gotta see this view.   ...
17:16, 07/31/2019

The Latest: Trump says he and Abe will cooperate in space TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s visit to Japan (all times local): 3:35 p.m. President Donald Trump says he and Japanese Prim...
08:32, 05/27/2019

Here’s What Tropical Storm Barry Looks Like From Space A severe storm that threatens to strike Louisiana as a hurricane officially became Tropical Storm Barry on Thursday, the National Hurricane Center (NH...
07:00, 07/12/2019

Going to space is a real pain in the back A six-month stay on the International Space Station can be a pain in the back for astronauts. While they may gain up to 2 inches in height temporarily...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Space evaders: why sci-fi sequels don't need to spell it out In explaining their premises, sci-fi movies lose the mystique that makes them great. When aliens invade, sometimes less is moreIf there is a perfect b...
12:16, 07/11/2019

Man Pledges to Send Dead Cat Into Space, Whether You Help Him or Not An Oregon cat lover has vowed to memorialize his late feline friend Pikachu by sending the dead cat’s cremated remains into space so it can orbit the ...
19:48, 04/28/2019

NASA wants to grow fruit in space NASA is looking to grow a hybrid version of a New Mexico chile plant in space on the International Space Station as part of an experiment, starting in...
20:48, 07/29/2019

#AskMattAnything - If space is a vacuum, who changes the bags? "Matt Stephens returns for the fifth episode of the much-loved show from the Giro d’Italia. Remember to get your questions in using the hashtag #AskMa...
15:16, 05/25/2019

| Russia launches space telescope Russia has launched a space telescope from the cosmodrome in Baikonur, Kazakhstan, a joint project with Germany intended to replace one it lost in Jan...
07:16, 07/14/2019

Reports: 'Space Jam 2' cast to include AD, CP3 LeBron James will have plenty of stars joining him in the cast of "Space Jam 2," as multiple reports say Anthony Davis, Damian Lillard, Klay Thompson ...
13:48, 06/20/2019

Ten Bizarre Mysteries Across Time and Space All through history and time people have been trying to solve unexplained phenomena and bizarre mysteries. As humans, we’re often fascinated and somet...
05:00, 06/02/2019

First black African set to go to space dies Mandla Maseko, the South African DJ who won a chance to become the first black African in space has died in a motorbike crash, his family said in a st...
19:16, 07/08/2019

How to Quickly Free Up Space on Your Windows PC Windows: The concept of “spring cleaning” fills me with dread. Organizing your archives of stuff—physical or digital—is a lot easier to do as a year-r...
23:16, 05/07/2019

U.S. Space Command to start Aug. 29, officials say The U.S. Space Command will begin operations on Aug. 29, Vice President Mike Pence and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Gen. Joseph Dunford said Tuesday...
00:32, 08/21/2019

| WATCH: Key moments in the conquest of space Half a century has passed - but the moment Moon pioneer Neil Armstrong took his historic first step on the lunar surface is etched in the memories of ...
23:16, 07/08/2019

Space and booze, an anecdotal history Since this is a cocktail conference, every seminar needs a tasting. This riff on an Old Fashioned was inspired by Comet Lovejoy, "which is effectively...
16:01, 07/06/2019