Scientists Say Man-Made Climate Change Delayed the Next Ice Age by 100,000 Years
Jan 14, 2016 Over the past few years, various scientific research groups have released their own studies highlighting the damaging effects of human actions on the planet. Adding to those reports is a new study carried out by researchers from Germany suggesting that due to man-made global warming, humans may have delayed the next ice age event by around 100,000 years,
100 New Alien Planets Discovered by NASA Kepler Mission
Jan 11, 2016 The revived Kepler space mission has helped NASA identify 100 new alien planets. Aside from these, the spacecraft was also able to monitor over 200 more that are currently awaiting confirmation.
NASA Scientists Watch as Black Hole ‘Burps’ Out Gases in Nearby Galaxy
Jan 08, 2016 Scientists from NASA were able to witness how a black hole from a different galaxy burped out waves of gases after ingesting nearby matter. According to them, this strange phenomenon could provide important clues regarding the formation of stars,
Scientists Warn Giant Comets from Jupiter Threaten Earth
Dec 25, 2015 A new study conducted by astronomers is urging space agencies to monitor cosmic objects near other planets in the solar system due to Earth's risk of getting hit by giant comets. According to them, our planet could experience showers of debris from comets that can last up to 100,000 years.
Scientists Discover Wolf 1061c, the Nearest Habitable Exoplanet to Earth
Dec 18, 2015 Scientists have recently discovered an alien planet that has the potential to host life. According to scientists from Australia's University of New South Wales, the world orbiting the red deaf star Wolf 1061, is the closest exoplanet to Earth that could be habitable.
Melting Glaciers Could Alter Earth’s Rotational Speed According to Scientists
Dec 15, 2015 A new study conducted by a team of scientists revealed that the effects of climate change could alter the rotation of Earth. This phenomenon, of course, would have a direct effect on the length of a day on the planet.
Northern Lights Shifting to South Due to Earth Weakening Magnetic Field
Nov 27, 2015 A new study has revealed that the northern lights, also known as Aurora Borealis, are shifting to southern regions due to the weakening magnetic fields of Earth. Despite this, the scientists who conducted the study noted that this is not an indicator that the fields will flip soon.
Earth’s Geomagnetic Field Not in Danger of Reversing According to Scientists
Nov 25, 2015 Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) assured the people of Earth that the planet's geomagnetic field is not in danger of flipping out anytime soon. Based on their calculations, Earth's geomagnetic field is still currently stable.
Science News: Scientists Observing Birth of Possibly Three New Planets
Nov 19, 2015 For the first time ever, scientists are witnessing distant planets that are currently in the process of being born. According to them, studying this rare phenomenon can provide the entire scientific community with a deeper understanding of how planets are really formed.
Taurid Meteor Shower Expected to Begin This Week
Nov 03, 2015 Stargazers are in for a treat as NASA predicted that the annual Taurid meteor shower is expected to begin this week. During this rare event, spectators will be able to see balls of fire streaking across the sky.
Scientists Explain Why Earth is so Much Bigger Than Mars
Oct 29, 2015 A new study on the solar system was able to uncover the mystery behind the massive size difference between Earth and Mars. According to the scientists, this has something to do with the location of the two planets.
Disappearance of Large Animals and Their Waste Not Good for the Environment
Oct 28, 2015 Researchers reported that aside from the decreasing diversity, the loss of large animals that once roamed the Earth has another direct effect on the environment. According to the researchers, these animals' waste, or generally speaking their poop, plays a major factor in fertilizing the planet.
Should the People of Earth Worry about the Massive Hole in the Sun?
Oct 21, 2015 NASA has recently discovered a massive hole on the sun's surface that's big enough to fit 50 Earths inside. According to experts, this hole can allow supercharged particles to escape from the sun and cause geomagnetic storms on Earth.
NASA and ESA Join Forces for Earth-Saving Mission Against Giant Asteroids
Oct 08, 2015 Like the plot of the 1998 film "Armageddon" starring Bruce Willis and Ben Affleck, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and the European Space Agency (ESA) are teaming up for a mission that will test the possibility of deflecting an Earth-bound asteroid by crashing it with a spacecraft.
Researchers Propose New Theory About Extinction Event that Wiped Out the Dinosaurs
Oct 02, 2015 It is widely believed that the extinction of the dinosaurs was caused by a massive explosion from a gigantic asteroid that hit Earth over 60 million years ago. However, other scientific groups argue that the extinction event was actually triggered by a series of volcanic eruptions.