Tag "Earth"

Venus Will Shine Bright in August

3 weeks ago

All cosmic events are of interest to Asgardia, the first ever space nation, as they work towards their goals of ensuring the peaceful use of

All About the September Equinox

3 weeks ago

The September equinox will arrive on September 23, 2018 at 1:54 UTC. Of course, the equinox takes place at the same moment worldwide, but the

The ESA is Working on a Second Mission to Support Planetary Defence Efforts

4 weeks ago

Faced with numerous threats such as solar storms and potentially dangerous asteroids, Asgardia believes we need to prioritize our collective efforts to protect the Earth.

Two Asteroids Sneak Past Earth

1 month ago

Two small asteroids recently snuck safely past Earth, only to be spotted hours after they’d zoomed past our planet. Asteroids 2018 NX and 2018 NW

Scientists Discover the Oldest Intact Biological Colours on Earth

1 month ago

New research published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences has detailed how scientists have discovered the oldest intact biological colours on

 Israeli Nonprofit SpaceIL Reveals Plans to Land an Unmanned Spacecraft on the Moon

1 month ago

This week Israeli nonprofit SpaceIL revealed plans to land an unmanned spacecraft on the moon by February 2019. The CEO of SpaceIL, Ido Anteby, told

One of the Largest Asteroids Will Be Nearing Earth and Can be Seen with the Naked Eye

1 month ago

Astronomers have reported that an enormous asteroid approximately the width of Arizona, currently appears so bright in the night sky that it’s possible to see

Lowest Temperature Ever Recorded Can Provide Insight into Earth’s Surface

2 months ago

In 2013, scientists revealed that they had detected the lowest temperature ever recorded on Earth’s surface. This temperature—a whopping minus 93 degrees Celsius (minus 135

New Research Highlights How Jupiter’s Lightning Differs from Lightning on Earth

2 months ago

For many, many years scientists have known that just like on Earth, lightning slashes through the skies of planet Jupiter. However, new data has found

Earth’s Days are Getting Longer Thanks to the Position of Our Moon

3 months ago

Over one billion years ago, a single day on Earth lasted 18 hours, as reported by a new study. Scientists say the distance from our

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