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Earth Overshoot Day – what to make of this moment of reckoning?

Earth Overshoot Day is a hugely popular way to highlight our global environmental impact. Here are two views on it......

Earth Overshoot Day – what to make of this moment of reckoning?

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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 Ov...
11:16, 2019-07-29

Earth Overshoot Day marked in July for the first time — here’s what that means Having the date occur on July 29 means that in order to sustain human activity in its current form, 1.75 Earths are needed....
22:52, 2019-07-29

It’s a Moment of Reckoning For How We Use the Planet to Halt Climate Change, Warns U.N. Report   The human relationship with the land we live on has evolved over the hundreds of thousands of years humans have roamed the planet, but no period has ...
10:36, 2019-08-08

If We Want to Stop Climate Change, Now is a Moment of Reckoning for How We Use the Planet, Warns U.N. Report The human relationship with the land we live on has evolved over the hundreds of thousands of years humans have roamed the planet, but no period has ...
17:28, 2019-08-08

Will Uber ever make money? Day of reckoning looms for ride-sharing firm Uber plans to expand into food delivery and driverless cars but its IPO was a flop and its latest earnings figures could prove vitalUber has big plan...
07:44, 2019-08-04

Mother Earth's MeToo moment: English town joins campaign for 'nature's rights' Nobody knows exactly how ancient masons, wielding chisels made from deer antlers, managed to build Stonehenge, the standing circle that has enchanted...
14:32, 2019-09-10

German kids surpass 'sugar overshoot day' Although it's only August, children in Germany have already consumed their recommended amount of sugar for the year, a consumer organization says. Th...
22:36, 2019-08-12

Pair of asteroids make early-morning passes of Earth If you’re reading this, the Earth is intact. That’s good news, since a pair of asteroids made some reasonably close approaches to our pla...
05:08, 2019-08-29

How to Store Your Seasonal Clothes In a Way That Won't Make You Curse the Earth's Orbit Around the Sun The summer of scams and hot girls is over. We are slouching towards fall, some of us more slowly than others. (Greetings from Tennessee, where rumors...
23:04, 2019-10-07

To Make It to the Moon, Women Have to Escape Earth’s Gender Bias The Apollo program was designed by men, for men. But NASA can learn from its failures as it aims to send women to the moon and beyond....
11:08, 2019-07-17

NASA headed towards giant golden asteroid that could make everyone on Earth a billionaire NASA is eyeing up a nearby asteroid that contains enough gold to make everyone on Earth a billionaire....
17:00, 2019-06-27

UN chief urges action to make Earth carbon neutral by 2050 UNITED NATIONS (AP) — World leader after world leader told the United Nations on Monday that they will do more to prevent a warming world from reachi...
18:48, 2019-09-23

Posh salt is having a moment – does enjoying it make me pretentious? Believe it or not, you really can tell the difference between fleur de sel and bog-standard table saltIt was 1987 when I encountered salt perfectioni...
12:56, 2019-05-23

Students from Texas Make History and Celebrate a Historic Moment While a team of students from Lone Star College-CyFair in Texas reflected on this moment in history, they were getting ready to visit NASA’s Kennedy ...
17:48, 2019-08-09

Most ambitious US law to tackle single-use plastics faces make-or-break moment Proposed legislation in California would commit to 75% reduction in plastic waste by 2030, and phase out most single-use packagingThe most ambitious ...
21:24, 2019-09-13

Managers’ shorter shelf lives make José Mourinho the man of the moment | Andrew Anthony Early exit of Unai Emery was no surprise in these times, so now Mourinho’s no-frills, quick-fix style is the perfect strategyIt was fortunate Liverpo...
13:28, 2019-12-14

SpaceX's Starlink internet satellites could make astronomy on Earth 'impossible' and create a space-junk nightmare, some scientists warn SpaceX; Kevork Djansezian/Getty; Business Insider SpaceX launched 60 Starlink satellites into space on Monday as part of a plan to blanket Earth in h...
15:28, 2019-11-16

Revelations from the 2009 VMAs: Beyoncé cried, Taylor Swift make-up moment was planned Former music executives opened up to Billboard on all the backstage fallout about Taylor Swift, Beyonce and Kanye West at the 2009 MTV VMAs.  &...
18:08, 2019-08-22

Boris Johnson vows to make Britain 'greatest place on Earth' if he wins battle for Number 10 Boris Johnson has vowed to make Britain the "greatest place on Earth" if he gains the keys to Number 10 as he said he will united the country by deli...
04:48, 2019-07-05

The Uninhabitable Earth: An Interview with David Wallace-Wells on How to Keep the Earth as Inhabitable as Possible The author says climate change is no longer a matter of "if" or "when" but "how bad will it get." And, he says, there's still time to fight it....
16:40, 2019-05-10

Possible 'Super-Earth' planet discovered nearly 4 light years away from Earth The nearest star to our sun, Proxima Centauri, may actually be host to two planets, including a "Super-Earth," according to a new study....
18:24, 2020-01-16

Near-Earth objects provide extraterrestrial intelligence an ‘ideal’ way to spy on Earth "These near-Earth objects provide an ideal way to watch our world from a secure natural object," the study's abstract reads....
16:48, 2019-10-01

Earth's oldest asteroid strike may have ended 'Snowball Earth' Researchers have discovered the Earth's oldest asteroid impact crater, a 2.2 billion-year-old strike found in Western Australia. The space rock may h...
16:24, 2020-01-22

A Reckoning With the Wars He Has Known In his memoir, “Places and Names,” the Marine veteran Elliot Ackerman travels to Syria and sees a refracted image of the forever wars of Iraq and Afg...
01:20, 2019-07-11

The 'Time Of Reckoning' Is Here In China There’s no end in sight to China’s auto industry woes, a top National Highway Traffic Safety Administration official is out, and did you hear Uber lo...
15:48, 2019-08-09

‘Reckoning’ Follows a 50-Year Road to #MeToo Linda Hirshman’s new history traces a line from sexual harassment lawsuits in the 1970s to the arraignment of Harvey Weinstein....
19:04, 2019-06-12

A day of reckoning for U.S.-China trade talks Blumenauer: 10 years is too long for biologic data protection — How one pro-USMCA coalition views the deal’s path...
16:24, 2019-05-09

The great public market reckoning Brian Ach/Getty Images Valuations in the private markets, particularly the late-stage private markets, can sometimes be irrational. If you look at th...
18:04, 2019-09-30

TikTok could face a political reckoning This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence Digital Media Briefing subscribers earlier this morning. To check to see if you already hav...
18:12, 2019-11-29

Papa John's Founder Vows “Day of Reckoning” Will Come John Schnatter, founder and ex-CEO of Papa John's Pizza, is giving bonkers interviews to save his reputation....
17:36, 2019-11-26

Reckoning With the Wounds Still Left by the Spanish Civil War In his “nonfiction” novel “Lord of All the Dead,” Javier Cercas unearths the conflicted story of a relative who died serving in Franco’s army....
11:36, 2020-01-14

Andy Ruiz vs Anthony Joshua II: The Reckoning Matt Christie previews the Andy Ruiz vs Anthony Joshua rematch The post Andy Ruiz vs Anthony Joshua II: The Reckoning appeared first on Boxing News....
20:32, 2019-12-03

Surviving R. Kelly returns for Part II: The Reckoning Here’s what’s happening in the world of television for Thursday, January 2. All times are Eastern....
07:08, 2020-01-02

Why Some of the Country’s Best Urban Schools Are Facing a Reckoning Amid a growing backlash against charter schools, leaders within the movement are acknowledging that some criticism of their schools is warranted....
21:00, 2019-07-05

Republicans face reckoning on impeachment witnesses Republican Sen. Rand Paul offered a warning to his colleagues as they began debating whether to hear from witnesses like John Bolton in President Don...
01:32, 2020-01-14

A Year After a #MeToo Reckoning, Economists Still Grapple With It After a year of revelations about racism and sexism, the profession’s annual meeting reflected signs of progress, but also work to be done....
16:04, 2020-01-07

Darlene and Dom face a reckoning on a powerful Mr. Robot “Intelligence is characterized by a natural incomprehensibility of life, since it represents clearly only the discontinuous and the immobile.”—Henri ...
05:24, 2019-11-25

The Guardian view on the polluters: days of reckoning | Editorial Fossil fuel companies have worked for decades to shape attitudes and undermine science. The crisis dictates that they must now be confrontedThe huge ...
20:24, 2019-10-11

‘Surviving R. Kelly’ Lifetime series getting a followup, ‘The Reckoning’ The three-night event for 'Surviving R. Kelly Part II: The Reckoning' begins Jan. 2 on Lifetime....
18:12, 2019-12-12

Damon Lindelof’s Watchmen is a reckoning worth waiting for Alan Moore’s reflexive rejection of any adaptation of his work is itself the stuff of legend; he famously told Terry Gilliam that Watchmen—Moore and ...
19:12, 2019-10-15

5 years later, officer faces reckoning for chokehold death NEW YORK (AP) — A long-delayed disciplinary trial is scheduled to begin this week for the New York City police officer accused in the 2014 chokehold ...
15:00, 2019-05-12

Too Darn Hot out of Derby reckoning after Dante defeat to Telecaster • Two-year-old had been quoted at 6-5• Trainer John Gosden had suspected colt was not readyToo Darn Hot was upstaged by Telecaster in a surprise resu...
16:48, 2019-05-16

An Indian Space Mission Inspires a Bollywood Reckoning “Mission Mangal,” a fictional take on real female scientists, has been likened to “Hidden Figures.” But a male star dominates the marketing, raising ...
22:24, 2019-08-15

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 ...
16:00, 2019-04-09

How to measure the distance between multiple points on Google Earth, with the free Google Earth Pro software TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images You can measure distance on Google Earth in a few different ways. In order to measure distance on Google Earth, you...
23:28, 2019-10-01

How Historians Are Reckoning With the Former Nazi Who Launched America’s Space Program Sporting a gray double-breasted suit, slicked-back curls and a slide rule, rocket engineer Wernher von Braun cuts a suave, authoritative figure in Di...
17:40, 2019-07-18

That's Pretty Interesting: Reckoning with Giannis Antetokounmpo's dominant Bucks Also in the notebook: A curiosity in OKC, the Sixers' pleasant surprise, weird times in Houston, and more...
15:56, 2020-01-22

Blackface, Slurs and the Player Who Brought a Racial Reckoning to Hockey Akim Aliu’s story of enduring racism inside hockey includes an incident in which a minor-league team staffer dressed up as him in blackface. Now, Ali...
01:00, 2019-12-12

The Surviving R. Kelly Part II: The Reckoning Trailer Is All Kinds of Haunting Lifetime isn't done with R. Kelly. The network announced the premiere date for Surviving R. Kelly Part II: The Reckoning with a haunting new trailer....
18:20, 2019-12-11

Papa John says he ate 40 pizzas last month, promises ominous "day of reckoning" Disgraced cheese grease magnate “Papa John” Schnatter has been laying low recently, which, you know, is what one generally does after being caught on...
17:40, 2019-11-26

Reckoning with U.S. opioid crisis as $8 billion Ohio trial kicks off The fight over who is responsible for the opioid epidemic that has ravaged the United States heads to court on Monday in Ohio as local governments se...
13:48, 2019-10-21

The Guardian view on a snap election: a reckoning the voters may not want | Editorial Boris Johnson has got the poll he wanted but he might be making the same mistake as Theresa May in 2017General elections must be about the issues. Th...
22:04, 2019-10-29

'Surviving R. Kelly' sequel expands its lens into the case with 'The Reckoning' "Surviving R. Kelly" caused a major stir when it premiered on Lifetime a year ago, leading to the singer's arrest on sexual assault charges less than...
16:20, 2020-01-02

Everton see off Burnley to stay in reckoning for Europa League spot While Merseyside will host a Champions League semi-final on Tuesday, it may yet stage Europa League football in July. Everton remain in the race for ...
23:36, 2019-05-03

Canada is overdue for a reckoning with its anti-black racism | Tayo Bero A recent incident in Alberta is yet another reminder that Canada’s post-racial image is a myth – and a dangerous oneScores of supporters rallied toge...
12:48, 2019-11-06

Midfield can give Liverpool edge over Tottenham in final reckoning | Eni Aluko The relentless pressure to win the ball high up the pitch gives Jürgen Klopp’s engine room a different kind of creativityWhat a Champions League fina...
21:24, 2019-05-30

Susan Straight’s memoir is a letter to her daughters — and a reckoning with America’s past “In the Country of Women” looks back at the slaves and immigrants who made Straight’s family possible....
22:08, 2019-08-22

BoJack Horseman braces for a reckoning in this trailer for the sad Netflix comedy's final bow It became at least somewhat clear why this final season of BoJack Horseman was split into two parts following that game-changing midseason finale, wh...
17:16, 2020-01-15

As Silicon Valley faces a tech reckoning, biologists point to the next big opportunity At SynBioBeta, entrepreneurs making plant-based foods and genetically engineered bacteria rallied to promote the idea that it's biology's c...
00:24, 2019-10-04

Bombshell Is the Latest Example of Pop Culture Reckoning With the Complicated Reality of #MeToo at Work Warning: This post contains spoilers for Bombshell, Succession and The Morning Show. Megyn Kelly makes for a curious cinematic hero. She’s the ...
22:48, 2019-12-16

Is 737 Max safe after crashes? Boeing faces reckoning in 2020, as new CEO seeks to end crisis Boeing has stopped building the 737 Max. Internal memos show a culture of evading FAA. New CEO must make changes to get the jet in the air, safely &#...
10:16, 2020-01-15

Ex-drug company execs face reckoning in opioid bribery case BOSTON (AP) — The founder and former top employees of a pharmaceutical company are facing a reckoning for their role in a bribery scheme that prosecu...
17:24, 2020-01-12

It's time for a 'federal reckoning' in the wake of vaping-linked deaths, says former FDA chief Former FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb calls for government regulation of cannabis products, following a string of vaping-related deaths....
17:40, 2019-09-09

Catholic abuse legal reckoning: New wave of lawsuits could cost church over $4B “The survivors coming forward now have been holding on to this horrific experience all of their lives.”...
15:48, 2019-12-02

Is 737 Max safe after crashes? Boeing faces reckoning in 2020 as new CEO seeks to end crisis Boeing's new CEO must make changes to get the 737 Max jet back in the air safely       ...
19:00, 2020-01-15

Bronx bodega faces reckoning after ‘Junior’ Guzman-Feliz trial The Bronx bodega where tragic teen Lesandro “Junior” Guzman-Feliz was murdered by a mob of Trinitarios gangsters continues to be the site of grief an...
05:36, 2019-06-16

Surviving R. Kelly Part II: The Reckoning to Premiere in January, Will Feature Interviews with More Survivors Surviving R. Kelly was not only a documentary series, it was a significant moment in time that we’ll never forget. In addition to fostering further d...
20:04, 2019-12-11

Papa John's ex-CEO says in viral interview that he ate more than 40 pizzas in 30 days and that the quality has been destroyed, adding that 'the day of reckoning will come' WDRB News Papa John's founder and former CEO John Schnatter slammed the pizza chain he founded in an interview with local news. "I've had over 40 piz...
15:48, 2019-11-26

Randy Marsh finally faces a reckoning, while The President returns on an entertaining South Park The first half of season 23 of South Park saw Randy Marsh become a little more indefensible with each passing episode. He destroyed homegrowers’ mari...
09:36, 2019-11-07

Brexit: unrepentant Boris Johnson tells Labour to 'face day of reckoning' and have an election – live news Prime minister says supreme court judges were wrong as Corbyn tells him to get a Brexit extension to secure an election in angry Commons exchangeMPs ...
21:32, 2019-09-25

Canada election 2019: Justin Trudeau faces reckoning as polls predict close result – live Polls are closing in the Canadian federal election after a campaign beset by scandals 2.31am BST They’ve called the Green seat in Fredricton, New Bru...
03:40, 2019-10-22

Atatiana Jefferson's death highlights a long history of police violence in Fort Worth, and the community says it's time for a 'reckoning' Facebook Atatiana Jefferson, 28, was shot and killed by Fort Worth police officer Aaron Dean early Saturday morning. Dean has since resigned from the...
17:40, 2019-10-18

PS4 News: Sony PlayStation are about to make a huge change to the games they make PlayStation's recent PS4 exclusive Predator reveal could signal a massive shift in the way Sony look at the games they sell....
08:36, 2019-05-19

How to make your iPhone black and white using Grayscale, which could make your phone less addicting Getty Images You can make your iPhone black and white by turning on Grayscale in the device's Accessibility settings. When you make your iPhone black...
18:32, 2019-10-17

Jordan Petaia to make debut as Wallabies make 12 changes for Uruguay clash Nic White and Christian Lealiifano return to sideMatt Toomua to start at inside centre in OitaJordan Petaia will make his long-awaited debut for the ...
08:44, 2019-10-02

‘Make It Scream, Make It Burn’ presents a curiosity cabinet of subjects In her essay collection, Leslie Jamison profiles outsiders and tests the limits of empathy....
15:00, 2019-10-04

How to make a bar graph on Google Sheets in 5 simple steps, to make your spreadsheet data more digestible Shutterstock You can make a bar graph in Google Sheets to make the data in your spreadsheet more digestible, useful, and visually appealing. Once you...
23:36, 2019-11-29

Krusade for Freedom, but Make It a Reality Show: Kim Kardashian to Make Kriminal Justice Documentary In the House of Kardashian, no good deed goes unfilmed. Fitting then, that its most well-known member would take her recent criminal justice work and...
17:16, 2019-05-08

Your birth control pill could make you feel less sexy — and it could also make you less attractive to potential partners Sarah Schmalbruch/INSIDER Most of us have probably heard that the birth control pill can make us less interested in sex. Research suggests the pill ...
22:32, 2019-09-27

PS4 News: Sony PlayStation make a huge change to the games they make with new TV/Film deal A new Sony initiative dubbed ‘PlayStation Productions’ aims to adapt fan favourite PlayStation games into film and television programmes....
07:28, 2019-05-26

My antidepressants make it difficult to orgasm. How do I tell my partner and make sex fun again? Crystal Cox/Business Insider; Samantha Lee/Business Insider If you feel comfortable, you should be honest with your partner about how your antidepres...
22:56, 2020-01-17

How to Make a Relationship Last? Make It Open, Christopher Isherwood Said A museum show explores the British writer and the painter Don Bachardy’s partnership, which lasted through uncertainties and ecstasies for 33 years....
13:08, 2019-06-21

Why Don’t Make-Up Vloggers Wear Make-Up In Apology Videos? Join us on this investigation into the intentional no-make-up looks of beauty YouTubers Jaclyn Hill, James Charles, and Laura Lee...
14:12, 2019-06-19

Five Russell Westbrook trades that might make sense: Pistons, Heat could make deal work; Rockets always star-chasing threat Detroit, Miami and Houston are reportedly interested in Westbrook, and have packages that could make sense for a blockbuster...
21:52, 2019-07-07

Five Russ Westbrook trades that might make sense: Heat, Pistons could make deal work; Rockets always star-chasing threat Detroit, Miami and Houston are reportedly interested in Westbrook, and could have packages needed for a blockbuster...
20:48, 2019-07-10

Five Russ Westbrook trades that might make sense: Pistons, Heat could make deal work; Rockets always star-chasing threat Detroit, Miami and Houston are reportedly interested in Westbrook, and could have packages needed for a blockbuster...
21:08, 2019-07-10

Five Russell Westbrook trades that might make sense: Heat, Pistons could make deal work; Rockets always star-chasing threat Detroit, Miami and Houston are reportedly interested in Westbrook, and could have packages needed for a blockbuster...
17:32, 2019-07-10

Going To Make An Important Decision? Make Sure You Are Not Hungry. Starvation makes people impatient and impacts their thinking and decision-making abilities....
14:12, 2019-09-19

Make-A-Wish granted my brother $15,000. Why did it make me angry? Courtney Lund O’Neill’s brother was granted a material wish but her family’s spiritual wish for his healing went unansweredWhen my little brother was...
07:20, 2019-05-31

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 o...
09:00, 2019-07-01

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. Al...
00:00, 2019-07-03

When aliens spot Earth, what will they see? Researchers have made incredible advancements in the detection and study of exoplanets in recent years, spotting literally thousands of new planets a...
16:36, 2019-08-25

What it's like in the greenest city on Earth Gothenburg retains some of its industrial roots, but it's also a youthful university town, a high-tech research hub and a leader in sustainability. F...
13:48, 2019-11-04

Tim Peake: To the ends of the Earth and beyond Astronaut Tim Peake and explorers Nics Wetherill and Will Millard tell Valerie Jamieson of New Scientist Live about life in space and the wild corner...
10:40, 2019-04-09

How Two Men, 20,000 Km Apart, Made An ''Earth Sandwich'' Together Two men in New Zealand and Spain have created an "Earth sandwich" by placing slices of bread on precise points at either side of the planet....
12:20, 2020-01-20

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 emp...
13:16, 2019-04-26

‘Higgins is wondering what on earth he has done there!’ "John Higgins made an uncharacteristic mistake during his China Championship match against Li Hang."...
14:24, 2019-09-25

Who Protects Earth From Asteroids? Of all the things that could end our world, an asteroid strike may be the doomsday we have the most control over....
19:16, 2019-07-24

Is this the emptiest Disneyland on Earth? As Hong Kong enters its 16th consecutive week of mass demonstrations, Hong Kong Disneyland feels the effects. Is it the emptiest Disneyland on Earth?...
07:12, 2019-09-24

Earth might not be the best place for life after all In the ongoing search for worlds outside of our solar system, scientists often compare newly-discovered planets with our own as they offer educated g...
19:12, 2019-08-23

Is Earth Getting Bigger Over Time? The planet is a magnet for stuff: space dust, dead leaves, old refrigerators. Is all that mass adding up?...
11:28, 2019-12-10

The most extreme adventures on Earth Do you take things to the edge when you travel? Here are the best places on Earth for extreme adventures -- and options for people who like safer but...
22:52, 2019-09-20

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 o...
12:52, 2019-05-01

The emptiest Disneyland on Earth As Hong Kong enters its 16th consecutive week of mass demonstrations, Hong Kong Disneyland feels the effects. Is it the emptiest Disneyland on Earth?...
16:12, 2019-09-24

Minecraft Earth Is Now Live There was a virtual sheep roaming around in our Times Square office today thanks to Minecraft Earth, the new augmented reality mobile game that lets ...
19:36, 2019-11-12

What if the Earth stopped orbiting the Sun? It's a natural cycle: the Earth orbits the sun. But what if something catastrophic happened and we were knocked out of orbit? The sun's gravity would...
23:48, 2019-11-14

100 best places on Earth for 2020 Rough Guide has picked its 100 best places on Earth to visit in 2020, and the senior editor who oversees the list shares her personal wish list with ...
15:12, 2019-09-06

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 ...
00:28, 2019-06-28

What Earth might look like in 80 years if we're lucky — and if we're not David Burdick/NOAA/AP Last year was the warmest year on record for the planet's oceans, and the fourth-warmest year ever in terms of surface temperat...
20:16, 2019-10-17

This is how much of Earth was on fire in 2019 A shocking video has revealed the scale of wildfires that raged across our planet in 2019. Dangerous and fast-spreading fires scorched huge areas of ...
22:12, 2019-12-16

Raspberry Pi computer looks down on Earth UK satellite company SSTL is taking pictures of the planet with the small educational computer....
11:00, 2019-09-05

Earth could have more water than we thought while exoplanets have less New experiments with ice at very high pressures could force us to rethink our understanding of water on Earth and other planets...
13:36, 2019-07-04

Concrete: the most destructive material on Earth After water, concrete is the most widely used substance on the planet. But its benefits mask enormous dangers to the planet, to human health – and to...
14:24, 2019-12-30

The Coolest Architecture on Earth Is in Antarctica Who said a polar research base had to be ugly? Gradually, designers are rethinking how to build for the world’s harshest environment....
11:52, 2020-01-06

Venus may have been 'Earth-like' until climate disaster Researchers are claiming that the planet Venus may have been habitable for 3 billion years, before a major climate change event. A type of greenhouse...
18:36, 2019-09-24

Why tech gods are coming down to earth As Apple boss Tim Cook steps into the breach with a donation for the Amazon and Google puts climate change at the top of the agenda, Silicon CEOs are...
12:44, 2019-09-03

Minecraft Earth Gameplay Looks Adorable Minecraft Earth is coming to a closed beta later this summer. To tide you over, the Mojang has released a short video that shows off some gameplay. I...
14:56, 2019-07-12

Minecraft Earth beta is coming soon The limited iOS beta for Minecraft Earth is due out within the next two weeks, which means sometime before July 26th.Read More...
02:48, 2019-07-14

Earth Science Has a Whiteness Problem Barely 10 percent of doctoral degrees in the geosciences go to recipients of color. The lack of diversity limits the quality of research, many scient...
11:32, 2019-12-23

New flight reaches airport at end of Earth Napoleon Bonaparte was exiled to Saint Helena in the South Atlantic. A new seasonal flight service linking St. Helena with South Africa and the US pr...
12:12, 2019-10-31

Why the tech gods are coming down to earth As Apple boss Tim Cook steps into the breach with a donation for the Amazon and Google puts climate change at the top of the agenda, Silicon CEOs are...
20:24, 2019-09-03

Here's how we can learn from other animals to create a better Earth The exhibition Animalesque celebrates what we share with Earth's other species – and offers hope for reforming our relationship with the natural worl...
13:56, 2020-01-19

Earth Mysteries of Cornwall’s Fogous Speaker(s): Dr. Gary WhiteEvent Category: On Human OriginsEvent Date(s): 12/01/2020 - 01:00 to 23:30Steeped in mystery, the fogous in Cornwall, Engla...
17:36, 2020-01-06

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 ...
16:52, 2019-05-23

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 ...
21:00, 2019-07-18

What the five hottest years on Earth look like - in pictures The past five years – and the past decade – are the hottest in 150 years, the latest research has shown. It is bringing increasingly severe storms, f...
19:48, 2020-01-15

The Warm-Up: What on earth do you say after losing 7-2 at home? "It\u0027s a good job Nick Miller isn\u0027t Tottenham manager, because he might have broken down into floods of tears after that debacle against Bay...
09:56, 2019-10-02

What if Earth's magnetic field disappeared? Extending from Earth like invisible spaghetti is the planet's magnetic field. Created by the churn of Earth's core, this field is important for every...
15:28, 2019-09-30

Before Apollo 8, the farthest anyone had been from earth was about 850 miles. Before Apollo 8, the farthest anyone had been from earth was about 850 miles. Fifty-one years ago today, Frank Borman, James Lovell, and William Ande...
17:12, 2019-12-21

Oldest material on Earth discovered Scientists analysing a meteorite have discovered the oldest material known to exist on Earth....
23:08, 2020-01-13

The oldest living things on Earth Planet ramblers looking for adventure might consider spending time with these 10 living ambassadors from the past, including a bird with millions of ...
15:40, 2019-11-28

This Scorpion Was Among the First Lifeforms to Walk on Earth Almost half a billion years ago Earth was largely inhabited by armored arthropods with segmented bodies and jointed limbs, shelled mollusks, and wobb...
04:08, 2020-01-17

How Is Earth Protected From Threatening Asteroids? The Asteroid Institute of the B612 Foundation researches asteroids that pose a threat on humankind....
19:56, 2019-09-23

Earth's methane emissions are rising and we don't know why Researchers warn that if the methane levels keep increasing at current rates, it will be very difficult to limit global warming to 2°C...
16:32, 2019-05-24

If Squids Ruled Earth, What Would Their Cars Be Like? It’s a question a child might ask, but not a childish question. Sure, right now, we mammalian primates are calling all the shots here on Earth, but w...
18:32, 2020-01-20

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 repo...
01:48, 2019-05-29

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...
00:04, 2019-05-10

Man runs marathon in every country on Earth British man Nick Butter has become the first person to run a marathon in all 196 countries recognized by the United Nations, finishing his challenge ...
16:44, 2019-11-11

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 dras...
16:00, 2019-04-09

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 co...
00:00, 2019-08-02

Earthworms' place on Earth mapped The first global atlas of earthworms has been compiled to help protect the fauna beneath our feet....
20:24, 2019-10-24

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 ...
16:24, 2019-07-06

Mysterious underground continents may be as old as Earth Ancient, gigantic regions of rocks as large as continents exist hundreds of miles below the Earth's crust and could be as old as the planet itself, a...
00:08, 2019-09-21

Minecraft Earth Wants to Be the Next Pokémon Go—But Bigger Ten years after the original Minecraft swept the planet, Microsoft unveils an ambitious, global, augmented-reality version....
15:08, 2019-05-17

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 ...
12:56, 2019-08-01

In Mythgard, Monsters Still Roam The Earth Mythgard is a digital card game that, like most other digital card games, employs a ton of third-party artists to bring the cards to life....
02:16, 2020-01-23

It’s Cold Outside, but Earth Is at Its Closest Approach to the Sun Our planet’s elliptical orbit doesn’t affect winter or summer temperatures. But some astronomers wonder whether it’s a factor in why life survives....
19:52, 2020-01-04

Saturn’s moon Titan is like Earth, but insane When NASA’s Cassini orbiter spent over a decade orbiting Saturn, the planet at the core of its mission wasn’t the only target of its obse...
21:08, 2019-11-19

2019 was likely Earth’s second-hottest year on record Enlarge / Temperature above or below the 1950-1981 average, in kelvins (equivalent to degrees C). (credit: NASA) It’s mid-January, which means the jo...
18:48, 2020-01-15

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...
20:52, 2019-07-17

Oldest Material On Earth Discovered To Be Older Than The Sun Stars have life cycles. They're born when bits of dust and gas floating through space find each other and collapse in on each other and heat up. They...
00:12, 2020-01-15

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 ...
09:04, 2019-06-25

Earth had its hottest decade on record in 2010s Earth as a whole is probably the hottest it has been during the Holocene — the past 11,500 years or so — meaning this could be the warmest period sin...
18:32, 2020-01-16

Asteroid may collide with Earth, ESA warns: 'Non-zero... probability' Asteroids known as near-Earth objects are among the most dangerous space items, with space agencies around the world keeping a close eye on them. The...
19:32, 2019-10-10

The Most Expensive Pokémon Card On Earth Sold For $195,000 One of the rarest Pokémon cards in existence went up for auction last week at New York-based Weiss, and sold for $195,000. It is now officially the m...
00:08, 2019-10-28

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 ...
07:04, 2019-06-13

ESA warns asteroid may collide with Earth within decades The space rock was recently added to the European Space Agency's Risk List due to the potential for it to collide with Earth as soon as 70 years from...
16:12, 2019-10-11

At ‘Arcadia Earth,’ Dazzle Illuminates Danger Using augmented reality, virtual reality and installations of light and art, the creators of this pop-up exhibition hope to inspire action on climate...
11:24, 2019-10-23

Last year was Earth's second-warmest: U.S. government report Last year was the world's second-warmest in 140 years of record-keeping, according to a U.S. government report published on Wednesday....
18:44, 2020-01-15

Oldest Life On Earth Traced To Land Scientists have found exceptionally preserved microbial remains in some of Earth's oldest rocks in Western Australia - a major advance in the field, ...
02:44, 2019-10-09

Watch what would happen if all the ice on Earth melted overnight If all the ice on Earth melted overnight, the planet would be sent into chaos. There would be mass flooding from sea level rise, severe weather chang...
15:20, 2019-10-08

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 Su...
12:50, 2019-05-01

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 r...
22:48, 2019-06-26

When the Andromeda galaxy crashes into the Milky Way, this is what it could look like from Earth NASA, ESA, Z. Levay and R. van der Marel (STScI), T. Hallas, and A. Mellinger The Milky Way is on track to collide and merge with its nearest neighbo...
15:04, 2019-11-08

First meat grown in space lab 248 miles from Earth Israeli company successfully cultures bovine cells on International Space stationLab-grown meat has been successfully cultured in space for the first...
15:48, 2019-10-07

All-seeing eyes: The epic plan to track almost everything on Earth Firms are racing to create a real-time database of every object on Earth larger than a car. It would help investors and conservationists, but could i...
13:04, 2019-10-30

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 prop...
12:28, 2019-06-14

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 reali...
17:32, 2019-06-12

‘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...
11:49, 2019-05-02

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 ab...
12:28, 2019-07-15

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...
11:49, 2019-05-02

Grounded: how Ed Sheeran brought pop back down to earth Where once the biggest acts were outlandish and explosive, now they trade on their relatability. Is ordinary the new normal?Of all the controversies ...
12:08, 2019-11-18

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 i...
19:20, 2019-06-12

Jupiter keeps flinging space rocks at Earth Jupiter has long been credited with protecting the inner solar system from pesky asteroids and other objects that could potentially cause a problem f...
05:24, 2020-01-10

India eco-school: Is this the greenest campus on Earth? Secmol is an Indian school pioneering practical green education in one of the harshest environments....
21:04, 2019-04-11

Earth's oldest asteroid impact 'may have ended ice age' The 2.2 billion-year-old asteroid impact may explain the end of an ice age, scientists say....
04:56, 2020-01-22

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 bein...
00:56, 2019-08-02

The greatest threat to life on Earth may come from space Asteroids and space debris could wreak untold devastation on the planetNext year, Nasa will launch what all involved hope will be the most impactful ...
16:36, 2019-08-31

What’s on TV Tuesday: ‘Bachelor in Paradise’ and ‘Last Kids on Earth’ The season finale of ABC’s “Bachelor in Paradise.” And the premiere of “Last Kids on Earth” on Netflix....
07:36, 2019-09-17

How much would it cost to visit every Disney park on Earth? Follow this Mouscapade from Florida to California, through Asia and then Europe to find out how much a tour of the magical world of Disney would cost...
16:08, 2019-04-09

TESS discovers its first Earth-sized planet NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite, TESS, has discovered its first Earth-sized exoplanet. The planet, named HD 21749c, is the smallest worl...
06:24, 2019-04-16

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 ...
23:52, 2019-08-14

What If: Scenarios that would change life on Earth and humanity A perfect balance of events occurred for this planet to support life. That delicate state continues to this day where small changes can have huge imp...
00:00, 2019-12-24

We may have spotted an interstellar comet flying towards Earth Astronomers have found a comet that seems to have come from beyond our solar system, which would make it the second interstellar object that we’ve ev...
16:00, 2019-09-17

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. ...
22:16, 2019-07-31

Aliens exist and could already be on earth, first British astronaut says The first British astronaut to go into space has claimed aliens exist and it is possible they are living among us on earth....
03:52, 2020-01-06

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 s...
17:12, 2019-04-18

Watch the first Minecraft Earth gameplay demo After announcing Minecraft Earth last month, Mojang showed off an AR demo to reveal the first gameplay at Apple's WWDC 2019 event.Read More...
11:28, 2019-06-04

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...
19:36, 2019-05-09

'The closest thing on Earth to interplanetary travel' Justin Rowlatt lands in a dazzling white and blue world to join scientists checking up on Antarctic ice....
17:44, 2019-12-22

The oldest crater on Earth was found in Australia When we gaze out into our solar system and observe its several planets and many moons, one thing tends to be true of just about all of them: They hav...
03:52, 2020-01-23

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 ...
20:24, 2019-08-07

Tackling the Earth's orbiting space junk How the Japanese firm Astroscale is set to start cleaning up the Earth's orbiting space debris....
12:08, 2020-01-03

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 con...
14:20, 2019-08-06

We may have spotted an interstellar comet flying toward Earth Astronomers have found a comet that seems to have come from beyond our solar system, which would make it the second interstellar object that we’ve ev...
23:00, 2019-09-11

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 an...
18:56, 2019-08-05

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. Globa...
18:00, 2019-08-05

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 thou...
19:56, 2019-05-23

Martin Rees: We will become a new species by expanding beyond Earth Heading into deep space will lead to a new species of human evolving, says the UK Astronomer Royal - and could pave the way to immortals who can conq...
15:36, 2019-12-19

Planet Earth has 9 safety limits and we’ve already exceeded 4 of them A decade ago, Johan Rockström identified the limits to Earth's life support systems. From chemical polluiton to climate change, we're veering into th...
13:36, 2019-09-13

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 ...
17:04, 2019-05-28

Did a Jurassic magma plume burst through the Earth? About 180 million years ago, when dinosaurs still roamed the planet, a giant plume of molten rock may have punched its way through Earth, knocking th...
11:56, 2019-09-04

NASA’s TESS spots possible ‘second Earth’ nearby In the exoplanet-hunting game, scientists are collecting discoveries faster than they can actually sit back and study them. There’s a lot of pl...
19:32, 2020-01-07

Off the coast of Portugal, the Earth's crust might be peeling in two In 1969, a giant earthquake off the coast of Portugal kicked up a tsunami that killed over a dozen people....
18:16, 2019-05-08

‘Earth’ Review: Humanity Is Digging Its Own Grave In this sobering documentary, Nikolaus Geyrhalter looks at how humans are changing the planet one backhoe at a time....
22:56, 2020-01-08

We've totted up all Earth's carbon - and 99 per cent is underground An epic project has worked out how much carbon there is on Earth. The answer is 1.85 billion billion tonnes – and most of it is underground...
16:16, 2019-10-01

Five Earth-Friendly Laundry Detergents That You Can Use With Less Guilt There are lots of ways to cut down on the impact a cleaning product has on the environment, from using less water in formulations, to cutting back on...
20:24, 2019-09-25

The most powerful countries on earth in 2020, ranked JOHN MACDOUGALL/AFP via Getty Images US News and World Report ranked countries to determine which ones are the most powerful. The US stays in first p...
14:40, 2020-01-19

Earth, Wind & Fire is forever in the groove Three original band members carry on founder Maurice White’s musical and spiritual legacy....
17:28, 2019-12-05

Asteroid that could cause ‘violent’ sky explosions approaching Earth An asteroid that threatens to blast Earth with fiery debris will skim past our planet this weekend. The space rock is the size of a blue whale and wi...
20:12, 2020-01-03

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 w...
18:44, 2019-07-21

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...
18:40, 2019-06-06

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 J...
04:52, 2019-05-08

How life on Earth survived the planet’s most severe ice age More than 600 million years ago, a massive ice age radically altered the planet's climate, resulting in a "Snowball Earth." Now, researchers believe ...
20:08, 2019-12-03

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 ...
19:12, 2019-06-06

Placebo — 'Allergic (To Thoughts of Mother Earth)' Traffic sucks, so why not start your morning off with some music? You provide the toast and we’ll provide the jams....
14:40, 2019-05-14

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...
23:48, 2019-08-21

How Life on Our Planet Made It Through Snowball Earth Rusty rocks left over from some of our planet’s most extreme ice ages hint at oases for survival beneath the freeze....
21:24, 2019-12-02

Minecraft Earth is coming – it will change the way you see your town As the augmented-reality spinoff from the block-building game arrives this month, players will be taking their creations to the streetsSix of us are ...
10:41, 2019-10-01

Bus-size asteroid will buzz Earth at 18,400 mph on Thursday Here’s one extraterrestrial express bus you’ll be glad you missed: An asteroid named 2019 AE3 will pass by Earth on Thursday morning, Jan. 2....
06:20, 2020-01-02

Minecraft Earth beta expands to Android Minecraft Earth's beta test begins on Android. You can sign up for it right now on the game's website, you just need an Xbox Live account.Read More...
01:52, 2019-08-23

Yankees swept by A’s as Tanaka comes back down to earth OAKLAND, Calif. — Add the resourceful Athletics to the list of teams the struggling Yankees should be wary of facing in October. When the Astros land...
07:56, 2019-08-23

‘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...
23:56, 2019-06-04

Self-driving spacecraft may save Earth from doomsday Judging by the valuations of companies such as Waymo, Lyft and Uber, humanity is placing a big bet on self-driving cars as the future of transportati...
10:43, 2019-04-09

This Week in Tech: What on Earth Is a Quantum Computer? The question isn’t so easy to answer. Also, Google’s founders stepped away just as their company enters a turbulent adulthood....
16:04, 2019-12-06

In 2019, We Were There: 12 Favorite Dispatches From the Earth’s 4 Corners This year, we delivered 125 dispatches from 44 countries and six continents, each one offering an immersive experience of one of the world’s most not...
10:36, 2019-12-30

HBO Max Is Turning The Uninhabitable Earth Into a Fictional Series The climate apocalypse is coming to your television. HBO announced Wednesday that the David Wallace-Wells’ book The Uninhabitable Earth will influenc...
17:16, 2020-01-17

‘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, wa...
08:12, 2019-06-05

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 Web...
20:12, 2019-05-15

Greeting the New Year In Earth’s Northernmost Settlement In Svalbard, above the Arctic Circle, you can’t be born and you can’t be buried, but you can find renewal in the dark of winter....
11:36, 2019-12-30

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 scientis...
20:16, 2019-05-17

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 ...
01:36, 2019-06-25

Helen Sharman: ‘There’s no greater beauty than seeing the Earth from up high’ The astronaut, 56, on self-belief, G-force – and being the only girl in science classAlmost everything about my childhood was normal and mundane. Our...
10:40, 2020-01-05

Earth’s magnetic north pole is speeding towards Russia Earlier this year, scientists revealed that Earth’s magnetic north pole is shifting faster than anyone had predicted. Polar shifts aren’t uncommon an...
22:32, 2019-12-18

Minecraft Earth Lands in the US—Let the Block Party Begin The augmented-reality game isn't just Microsoft's most ambitious mobile title to date; it's a play to change the way we interact with the world and e...
19:52, 2019-11-12

We may be closer than we thought to Earth's dangerous tipping points We know that the climate can start changing irreversibly if it warms past certain thresholds, and these tipping points may strike unexpectedly soon...
14:28, 2019-11-23

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 success...
22:16, 2019-05-23

Scientists attempt to recreate 'Overview effect' from Earth Researchers aim to recreate intense emotional experience astronauts reported on seeing Earth from space for the first timeThe spectacle of Earth susp...
10:36, 2019-12-26

Earth’s core too hot ‘n heavy for oxygen, but may have rusty coating Enlarge (credit: Hubble Site) We live on the most comfortable of planets. It may not be too visible, but the Earth's magnetic field plays a critical ...
17:48, 2019-11-10

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 ...
22:32, 2019-05-22

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 ani...
19:12, 2019-06-21

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 c...
21:40, 2019-06-19

Canadian Arctic fossils are oldest known fungus on Earth Fungus is half a billion years older than previous record holder, a fungus found in WisconsinTiny fossils found in mudrock in the barren wilderness o...
19:12, 2019-05-22

Boeing Starliner slated to return to Earth in the next 48 hours CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports on the latest details out of Cape Canaveral where the Boeing Starliner launched into space in an attempt to rendezvous ...
16:44, 2019-12-20

How life on Earth could come back from a sterilizing asteroid impact Supervillains take note: Even the biggest and baddest asteroids may not be 100% effective as doomsday devices....
16:08, 2019-05-15

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 Minecraf...
03:40, 2019-05-19

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 Thu...
16:44, 2019-05-26

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 ye...
14:12, 2019-05-24

Stardust older than the Earth and sun found in Australian meteorite Granules, shed by dying stars over 5bn years ago, are oldest known solid material on EarthStardust that formed more than 5bn years ago, long before t...
21:24, 2020-01-13

Embracing flat Earth science denialism can help us overcome it Our positive experiences with flat Earthers show how we can combat science denialism by embracing it, not spurning it, say David Westmoreland and Con...
20:04, 2020-01-08

Interstellar comet Borisov is about to pass close to Earth and the sun Astronomers are about to get their best opportunity to observe the interstellar comet Borisov as it reaches its closest point to Earth and the sun on...
20:44, 2019-12-06

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 n...
20:20, 2019-06-04

Astronomers see stars slinging comets at Earth for the first time Stars and comets make unlikely dance partners. Their gravitational partnership is one that astronomers have long suspected but have never seen — unti...
14:44, 2019-12-06

A dead supercontinent is causing the Earth's ocean to sink The ocean is a big bathtub full of 326 million cubic miles (1.3 billion cubic kilometers) of water, and somebody has unplugged the drain....
19:20, 2019-06-11

These steamy hyperacid ponds are the most hostile places on Earth Earth is a very special place. Over billions of years, life has evolved to take on many different forms on our planet, withstanding some of the harsh...
20:04, 2019-11-25

New research finds Jupiter is flinging asteroids at Earth Jupiter is being accused of actively flinging dangerous objects into the inner solar system that could impact Earth. Some space experts believe the h...
16:20, 2020-01-09

'Potentially hazardous' asteroid hurtling towards Earth before Christmas NASA is charting a massive asteroid which is set to narrowly miss Earth when it skims past the planet just days before Christmas Day...
01:16, 2019-12-06

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 mov...
19:48, 2019-06-05

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....
17:32, 2019-06-06

Fossil Reveals Earth’s Oldest Known Animal Guts The find in a Nevada desert revealed an intestine inside a creature that looks like a worm made of a stack of ice cream cones....
13:28, 2020-01-10

Why on earth are the chore wars not done and dusted? | Gaby Hinsliff Even in couples with egalitarian ideals, women still do the bulk of housework. The time may have come for direct actionGoing on strike has always bee...
10:48, 2019-11-29

Past decade expected to be Earth’s hottest on record “Heatwaves and floods which used to be ‘once-in-a-century’ events are becoming more regular occurrences,” World Meteorological Organization Secretary...
17:44, 2019-12-03

Two-horned 'Rook' might be oldest chess piece on Earth In the game of chess, a rook can move as many spaces as it can in one direction. Or, it can sit stone-still and guard the pieces around it, potential...
11:12, 2019-12-03

Asteroid as wide as football field could hit earth in September The earth is at risk of being hit by an asteroid as wide as a football field in September this year....
19:40, 2019-06-07

Feast your eyes on this insane nighttime photo of Earth NASA captures lots and lots of lovely photos of Earth being bathed in bright sunlight, but images of our planet shrouded in darkness can be just as b...
05:36, 2019-12-12

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 ...
11:28, 2019-06-04

Premiership leaders Northampton are brought down to earth by Leinster • ‘We just didn’t turn up,’ admits Lewis Ludlam• Leinster in control of Champions Cup Pool OneNorthampton discovered that being at the top of the Pre...
16:56, 2019-12-08

Why the hunt for alien life is under way far beneath Earth's surface Microbes that breathe sulphur could redefine what it means to be alive and provide clues about what organisms may lurk in the cosmos...
14:04, 2019-11-14

Manny Jacinto of ‘The Good Place’ Plummets to Earth Best known for playing Jason Mendoza, a “hot life-size action figure,” Mr. Jacinto is ready for the big screen....
15:36, 2019-11-22

The curious life and surprising death of the last dodo on Earth A unique dodo specimen kept under lock and key in Oxford may have what it takes to resurrect the iconic species... but can we solve its grisly murder...
08:40, 2019-12-18

'On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous' Review: His Letter to the World Ocean Vuong’s lyrical debut novel creates an account of lives that are at once overlooked and thoroughly American....
04:20, 2019-06-17

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 i...
11:20, 2019-05-10

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 p...
16:24, 2019-05-28

Disney: The Happiest Stock on Earth... Here's the Real Reason Why A careful look at Disney's share price shows that its record-breaking rally launched BEFORE the favorable news on November 13. See how investors coul...
20:28, 2019-11-19

A Darkly Glittering Novel That Imagines the Earth’s Final Hours In “Last Day,” Domenica Ruta braids together the stories of a teenage girl, a tattoo artist, three astronauts and a young woman who hears voices....
19:56, 2019-05-28

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...
20:16, 2019-05-28

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 elem...
14:44, 2019-05-29

2019 could be Earth’s second-hottest year, NOAA finds 2019 is poised to be either the second or third-warmest year on record, according to newly released data from the U.S. government....
15:56, 2019-11-20

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 p...
17:20, 2019-05-29

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 r...
22:12, 2019-06-13

2019 poised to be Earth’s second-hottest year, NOAA says This year is all but guaranteed to be either the second or third-warmest year on record, according to data from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric ...
21:16, 2019-11-20

Should SpaceX be allowed to contaminate Mars with Earth microbes? The rise of the private space industry may mean allowing Earth microbes to escape to other worlds, but is it worth the risk?...
14:44, 2019-12-11

Why is Earth so rich in oxygen? The answer is simpler than we thought It took billions of years for Earth’s air to grow rich in oxygen, but it may have been destined to do so once photosynthetic bacteria began pumping o...
23:32, 2019-12-10

Life on Earth gets a lot weirder, but Watchmen continues to captivate Remember all the way back to last week, when Watchmen outdid itself in the exploration of inherited trauma? The answers to certain questions helped u...
17:08, 2019-12-02

How many trees are there on Earth? Mission to measure planet's biomass Trees are our biggest ally against climate change - but we've never been sure how big. New space-based technology is revealing their potential for th...
13:24, 2019-10-03

The photographer capturing mankind's impact on planet Earth Photographer Edward Burtynsky explains his 40-year quest for striking images of our impact on the planet....
01:24, 2019-09-21

Students Across the World Blew Off School to Save the Earth The student-led climate strike brought out thousands of teens in their own cities to get lawmakers to act on global warming....
22:12, 2019-09-20

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. ...
16:32, 2019-07-30

‘It's for the Earth’ - Commissioner McEnroe’s emotional song for Australia "The self-appointed Commissioner of Tennis John McEnroe returns for the first Grand Slam of the year, and he begins with a heartfelt plea."...
17:48, 2020-01-20

'Earth sandwich': two men, two slices of bread and 12,724km of filling Men in New Zealand and Spain calculated longitude and latitude to perfectly align both slices An Auckland university student has created an “earth sa...
02:24, 2020-01-21

Mysterious interstellar meteor may have slammed into Earth in 2014 A new study suggests that the mysterious interstellar object Oumuamua isn't alone – and the other one disintegrated in Earth's atmosphere five years ...
16:08, 2019-04-17

Earth’s Oldest Asteroid Impact Found in Australia The cataclysm, which occurred roughly 2.2 billion years ago, might have catapulted the planet out of an ice age....
17:04, 2020-01-21

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 pla...
19:12, 2019-08-01

Decades-old Florida mystery solved with help from Google Earth William Moldt was last seen in Lake Worth, Florida back in 1997. A man who used to live in his gated community was looking at his old house on Google...
19:20, 2019-09-14

Stop Asking Cory Booker If Everyone Should Be Vegan to Save Earth Houston, Texas, served as the backdrop of the third Democratic presidential debates held on Thursday night. It’s the perfect place to talk about sea ...
20:36, 2019-09-13

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 Attenb...
01:12, 2019-04-13

How to find life beyond Earth - Science Weekly podcast As scientists at University College London announce the discovery of water in the atmosphere of a potentially habitable ‘super Earth’, Ian Sample exp...
14:12, 2019-09-13

The augmented city: how technologists are transforming the Earth into theater Personal computing is wandering outside, becoming spatial computing, the web becoming the spatial web. Can there be experts here in this new territor...
16:00, 2019-09-21

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 mete...
21:12, 2019-07-27

Mercury passes between Earth and the Sun in rare celestial event Astronomers are watching with delight as Mercury passes between Earth and the Sun this afternoon....
17:40, 2019-11-11

Scientists estimate Earth's total carbon store There are 1.85 billion, billion tonnes of carbon on Earth, nearly all of it held beneath the surface....
00:44, 2019-10-02

David Attenborough: Planet Earth is facing a ‘disaster’ The beloved voice behind nature documentaries such as “Planet Earth” says humanity has reached a “moment of crisis.” In a tra...
19:36, 2020-01-17

Ocean worlds with a thick atmosphere may be better for life than Earth Earth is the only planet we know has life, but it might not be the best one - a thicker atmosphere and slower spin would make a world more conducive ...
16:28, 2019-09-30

COBRA: Could a solar flare wipe out power on Earth? New disaster series COBRA opened with a mayday call and a pilot in distress as a plane lost control over the UK....
22:28, 2020-01-17

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...
19:00, 2019-07-19

Minecraft Earth Is Launching In Early Access This October Microsoft and Mojang held their annual Minecon live stream event this weekend, where they announced new information about the upcoming mobile game, M...
19:36, 2019-09-28

R.I.P. Christopher Tolkien, editor and steward of Middle-Earth Christopher Tolkien has died. As both the literary executor, and the posthumous editor, of the works of his father, fantasy author J.R.R. Tolkien, To...
20:32, 2020-01-18

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 E...
12:36, 2019-07-22

'This is earth not Mars': Blood red skies unsettle Indonesians While smoke from forest fires in Indonesia often simply obscures visibility with a choking haze, parts of Sumatra island recently witnessed blood red...
12:28, 2019-09-24

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 ...
23:20, 2019-07-26

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 rai...
18:08, 2019-04-19

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 plane...
13:56, 2019-08-03

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...
19:04, 2019-08-03

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 ...
23:44, 2019-08-09

Did asteroid that hit Australia help thaw ancient 'snowball Earth'? Scientists have identified Earth's oldest-known impact crater, and in doing so may have solved a mystery about how our planet emerged from one of its...
01:24, 2020-01-24

Oldest ice on Earth may be hiding 1.5 miles beneath Antarctica European scientists looking for some of the oldest ice on the planet have homed in on a particular spot in Antarctica , where they will drill more th...
17:12, 2019-04-10

Do You Remember? The Message in Earth, Wind & Fire's 'September' The 21st day has special significance in the 1978 hit inspired by the group’s founder Maurice White. And that famous refrain is really just “ba-dee-y...
17:28, 2019-09-03

Humans Dominated Earth Earlier Than Previously Thought Archaeologists worldwide pooled their knowledge of past land use — and pushed back the date when human farming and other practices began altering the...
22:24, 2019-08-29

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 spac...
02:08, 2019-08-15

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 broug...
11:48, 2019-08-15

July 2019 was Earth’s hottest month ever recorded Last month’s scorching weather has officially burned through the record books. July 2019 was the hottest month ever recorded on the planet — so warm ...
22:24, 2019-08-15

Alien planets could be better suited for life than Earth: study Earth's oceans have made it the perfect environment for biodiversity, but a new study suggests that it may not have the best conditions in the galaxy...
16:04, 2019-08-26

Behind the scenes at Earth’s most beautiful rocket launch site Enlarge / Whatever angle you'd prefer, New Zealand offers some pretty good views... (credit: Trevor Mahlmann) MAHIA PENINSULA, New Zealand—Not a bl...
14:40, 2019-08-25

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. At...
18:28, 2019-08-19

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 missin...
10:41, 2019-04-09

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. S...
01:44, 2019-08-09

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 s...
22:56, 2019-08-08

A pair of asteroids are about to whiz past Earth, but we’ll be fine One of the great things about having powerful observational tools to scan the heavens is that we have a good chance of spotting potential planet-kill...
00:44, 2019-09-13

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...
13:24, 2019-04-12

Why This Earth-Like Planet is a Big Step Forward in the Search for Life If planets were products their price would be tumbling. Little more than a generation ago, we knew of only eight planets in all the universe—th...
22:40, 2019-09-11

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 exoplane...
18:20, 2019-08-06

Why alien civilizations might be taking their time to visit Earth Our Milky Way galaxy could be filled with alien civilizations, a new study claims, but we don’t know because they haven’t stopped by Eart...
03:40, 2019-09-10

Half of life on Earth has vanished since we arrived on the scene The biomass of living organisms on the planet has halved since human civilisation began, and humans now outweigh all wild mammals tenfold...
21:00, 2019-04-11

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 ...
10:40, 2019-04-09

The epic hunt for the place on Earth where life started Darwin's warm little pond, the deep ocean and icy shores – all have been suggested as the birthplace of life. Now one location could have it all...
21:00, 2019-04-11

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 scientis...
16:56, 2019-08-08

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 da...
17:36, 2019-08-08

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 ...
19:44, 2019-08-08

Mars used to have massive flowing rivers twice as wide as Earth’s Mars is now a freezing desert, but its surface once had flowing water and it turns out its rivers were wider than those on Earth...
20:56, 2019-04-11

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...
10:12, 2019-08-22

Scientists discovered a new ‘super-Earth,’ and want to know if it could sustain life Scientists studying data from the Alpha Centauri star system on Wednesday announced what they believe is a second Earth-like planet orbiting the star...
05:56, 2020-01-17

Newly-discovered asteroid could strike Earth within decades As technology advances, scientists have become more and more skilled at spotting potentially threatening objects in space. This is great news for the...
20:36, 2019-10-11

Venus was made of lava and was not 'Earth-like' after all, stunning study says Last month, new hope arrived in the form of a study that Venus may have been habitable and was home to "liquid water" for 2 to 3 billion years. Now, ...
15:04, 2019-10-15

AI suggests Earth has had fewer mass extinctions than we thought The late Devonian mass extinction around 375 million years ago may not have really happened, according to an analysis using machine learning...
20:44, 2020-01-16

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 a...
02:24, 2019-06-26

The universe might be full of Earth-like exoplanets, study suggests Earth-like exoplanets may be quite common in the universe, a new UCLA study suggests. Scientists led by Alexandra Doyle, a University of California, ...
18:32, 2019-10-18

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 ...
04:08, 2019-07-02

Scientists suggest creating a detailed 3D map of Earth before we mess everything up even more Humans are affecting Earth’s climate, and there’s a wealth of scientific evidence to support that fact. We’ve already begun to see ...
19:04, 2019-10-15

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 dangerousl...
17:24, 2019-07-10

NASA looks at colliding exoplanets 300 light-years from Earth A newly published study looks at a star system, BD + 20 307, more than 300 light-years from Earth, which may contain evidence of two exoplanets recen...
16:32, 2019-10-24

Mars may have hosted life earlier than Earth did, study says A new study suggests that life may have existed on Mars hundreds of millions of years prior to its emergence on Earth....
17:36, 2019-06-26

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...
13:32, 2019-06-28

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 i...
22:12, 2019-07-09

Air Force’s secretive ‘space plane’ comes down to earth after 2 years The mysterious US Air Force “space plane” returned to earth Sunday after a record-breaking two years in orbit. The unmanned X-37B Orbital...
22:12, 2019-10-28

US Navy eyes hypersonic missiles that can hit anywhere on Earth in a ‘within minutes' USS Zumwalt is the newest destroyer in the US Navy – known for its sleek and futuristic design – and may be the platform the US Navy's new generation...
15:52, 2020-01-16

Scientists want to create 3D map of Earth before climate change ruins it Capturing a snapshot of present-day Earth in a high-resolution 3D model may be the best way of safeguarding future scientific efforts against the cha...
20:56, 2019-10-15

Breakthrough gives insight into early complex life on Earth Japanese team spent 12 years on the project after digging up deep-sea mudFor the first 2 billion years, life on Earth comprised two microbial kingdom...
22:24, 2020-01-15

Massive asteroid ‘could be dangerous to life on Earth’ if it breaks up A massive mile-long double asteroid linked to a one-inch meteor that streaked a fireball over Japan three years ago could threaten humanity in millio...
22:08, 2020-01-16

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...
23:00, 2019-07-14

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 t...
23:08, 2019-07-10

Planetary 'autopsies' indicate worlds like Earth common in the cosmos A new way of studying planets in other solar systems - by doing sort of an autopsy on planetary wreckage devoured by a type of star called a white dw...
20:24, 2019-10-17

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 shoul...
10:40, 2019-04-09

The last woolly mammoths on Earth died alone, stranded on an island As Earth began to slowly emerge from the last ice age, many of the creatures who had adapted to life on a frigid planet found it hard to survive. Woo...
21:56, 2019-10-07

'First Middle-earth scholar' Christopher Tolkien dies The son of JRR Tolkien is described as a "titan who was a "devoted curator of his father's work"....
00:00, 2020-01-17

ISS could crash into Earth and cause 1,000-mile debris trail within next 10 years THE International Space Station could send debris thousands of miles across Earth should it crash into the planet....
11:44, 2019-07-13

Scientists want to create 3-D map of Earth before climate change ruins it Capturing a snapshot of present-day Earth in a high-resolution 3-D model may be the best way of safeguarding future scientific efforts against the ch...
23:00, 2019-10-15

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 i...
12:50, 2019-05-01

Navy may arm new destroyer with conventional missile able to hit anywhere on Earth in an hour The Navy’s newest destroyer may fire a not-yet-to-be fielded Conventional Prompt Strike conventionally-armed missile engineered to hit anywhere on ea...
23:24, 2020-01-15

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 Apr...
11:49, 2019-05-02

Earth observation and citizen science — a match made in heaven From reporting landslides to photographing glaciers, citizen scientists play a crucial part in many Earth observation projects. DW went to the Intern...
16:44, 2019-10-25

Water found on 'super-Earth' with temperature that could support life Boffins from University College London discovered water vapour on a potentially habitable planet known as K2-18b, located about 110 light years away...
23:04, 2019-09-11

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 mode...
12:28, 2019-06-28

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...
23:20, 2019-05-20

Mass extinction killed nearly all life on Earth 2 billion years ago There have been several mass extinction events during the planet’s history, including the Cretaceous–Paleogene extinction event, arguably the b...
22:16, 2019-09-03

Iron 'snow' could be falling in Earth's core, study shows The Earth's inner core is hot and pressurized, so the idea that it could contain snow seems far-fetched....
22:32, 2019-12-20

Mysterious comet of interstellar origin spotted zooming toward Earth From a galaxy far, far away… Astronomers believe a comet zooming in Earth’s direction could be the second interstellar object ever spotted in the sol...
21:56, 2019-09-12

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 erupt...
13:20, 2019-07-17

Earth’s magnetic north pole is moving at unprecedented speeds Earlier this year, scientists revealed that Earth’s magnetic north pole is shifting faster than anyone had predicted. Polar shifts aren’t...
19:16, 2019-12-18

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 ima...
04:20, 2019-08-08

Google reveals breathtaking amount of Earth it has now mapped and photographed For 12 years now, Google’s Street View cars have traversed roadways around the globe with that unmistakable camera rig affixed to the roof which bit ...
22:48, 2019-12-16

Before an asteroid wiped out dinosaurs, a huge volcano poisoned nearly everything on Earth Just over 66 million years ago, Earth’s fate changed dramatically with the arrival of a massive asteroid that slammed into what is the present-...
01:08, 2019-12-19

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 horsepow...
14:04, 2019-06-19

Former astronaut leading effort to beat Earth circumnavigation record Enlarge / The flight path for One More Orbit's journey around the world. (credit: One More Orbit) As a veteran of three spaceflights (including a s...
00:56, 2019-07-02

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 rou...
23:12, 2019-07-01

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 observa...
20:56, 2019-06-19

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 runn...
22:48, 2019-06-28

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...
20:48, 2019-08-07

Boeing's Starliner spacecraft to return to Earth after failed mission Boeing's new Starliner spacecraft will land in Cape Canaveral, Fla., on Sunday morning — days after the NASA mission failed because the capsule's clo...
13:56, 2019-12-22

Boeing’s Starliner spacecraft returns to Earth after aborted mission to ISS After seeing this first test flight cut short and the space station docking canceled because of an improperly set clock on the capsule, Boeing employ...
14:44, 2019-12-22

Charles Darwin may be wrong about where life started on Earth: study Charles Darwin is credited with the idea that life on Earth evolved in shallow pools of water. Now, a new study suggests that instead of life origina...
22:12, 2019-11-05

Lazio bring Atalanta down to earth with Coppa Italia triumph Sergej Milinkovic-Savic and Joaquin Correa settled a scrappy Coppa Italia final after a crucial first-half refereeing decisionBy the time Joaquin Cor...
12:32, 2019-05-16

Trove of 'super-deep' diamonds from Earth's core discovered Scientists have found a trove of "super-deep" diamonds from hundreds of miles below the Earth’s surface....
22:20, 2019-08-16

Massive 2,000-foot asteroid to whiz past Earth later this month An asteroid slightly smaller than the largest structure in the U.S. is slated to harmlessly zoom past Earth later this month....
19:32, 2019-11-05

Trove of 'super-deep' diamonds from Earth's interior discovered Scientists have found a trove of "super-deep" diamonds from hundreds of miles below the Earth’s surface....
08:00, 2019-08-18

How a Bitter Divorce Battle on Earth Led to Claims of a Crime in Space NASA is examining a claim that an astronaut improperly accessed the bank account of her estranged spouse from the Space Station....
02:00, 2019-08-24

Britain orders immediate moratorium on fracking due to earth tremor concerns Britain will impose an immediate moratorium on fracking, the government announced on Saturday, saying the industry risked causing too much disruption...
02:00, 2019-11-02

NASA warns three massive asteroids to hurtle towards Earth tonight Of the three asteroids nearing the Earth's orbit, the smallest will be 55ft wide, and the biggest will have a staggering 252ft diameter...
19:52, 2019-12-30

Canadian astronaut David Saint-Jacques returns to Earth The Saint-Lambert, Que., native set a record for the longest single spaceflight by a Canadian at 205 days....
05:32, 2019-06-25

In Super-Deep Diamonds, Glimmers of Earth’s Distant Past We can’t yet dig to the center of the Earth. But diamonds from far below ground offer tantalizing hints of what's down there....
20:12, 2019-08-19

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 cr...
14:24, 2019-08-22