Showing posts with label Earth. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Earth. Show all posts

Sunday, July 18, 2021

Huge Asteroid to Fly Through Earth's Orbit - Sputnik International

2008 GO20

The approaching asteroid is approximately 220 meters in diameter and is expected to travel past our planet at a speed of about 8 kilometres per second.

Monday, July 12, 2021

Earth's Atmosphere Retaining Heat Faster Than It Did 15 Years Ago - Tasnim News Agency

Earth's Atmosphere Retaining Heat Faster Than It Did 15 Years Ago

(Tasnim) – These days it seems you can't walk through a bookstore without bumping into a book or magazine pointing out the negative consequences of climate change. Everything from the hottest years on record to ruining astronomy can be tied to climate change.

Thursday, July 08, 2021

Chinese Scientists Suggest Launching Dozens of Rockets to Prevent Asteroid Collision With Earth - Sputnik International

Chinese Scientists Suggest Launching Dozens of Rockets to Prevent Asteroid Collision With Earth

In a newly published research, experts at China's National Space Science Center have proposed launching a fleet of rockets into space to simulate diverting an asteroid away from Earth.

Tuesday, May 11, 2021

NASA spacecraft starts trip back after collecting asteroid samples - The Jerusalem post | EL ETOS UT


A NASA spacecraft, which scientists believe has collected samples from an asteroid, began its two-year journey back to Earth on Monday.

Monday, April 19, 2021

Huge Asteroid the Size of a Cruise Liner to Make Close Approach to Earth This Week - Sputnik International

asteroid 2016 QE45


A huge asteroid the size of a cruise liner will whizz past the Earth this week. 

NASA said 2016 QE45 is estimated to be between 120 and 270 metres in width, which makes it almost as big as the Queen Elizabeth II ocean liner.

Monday, March 22, 2021

No threat to Earth as huge asteroid zooms past | Al Jazeera

Asteroid 2001 FO32


The largest asteroid to pass by Earth this year has made its closest approach, posing no threat of a cataclysmic collision but giving astronomers a rare chance to study a rock formed during the beginning of our solar system.

Sunday, March 14, 2021

World’s Oldest Impact Crater May Not Actually Be A Crater - Tasnim News Agency

Maniitsoq structure


(Tasnim) – Meteorites and comets have captured the public imagination for centuries. They inspire awe when we see them shoot across the night sky — and terror at the thought that maybe, just maybe, one of them will collide with our planet.

Wednesday, March 10, 2021

New Study Reveals When Earth Will Run Out of Oxygen - Sputnik International

Oxygen is an essential element that is commonly accepted as a possible indicator of life on exoplanets. However, the oxygenated atmosphere of Earth that makes it inhabitable may not be permanent.

Thursday, March 04, 2021

Source of Hazardous High-Energy Particles Located in Sun - Tasnim News Agency

can potentially disrupt satellites and electronic infrastructure

(Tasnim) – The source of potentially hazardous solar particles, released from the Sun at high speed during storms in its outer atmosphere, has been located for the first time by researchers at UCL and George Mason University.

Monday, December 21, 2020

NASA warns of THREE asteroids headed towards Earth, as Japan prepares for next mission to nearby space rock — RT

NASA warns of THREE asteroids headed towards Earth

 As 2020 draws to a close and the number of existential threats to life on Earth appears to diminish at least slightly, NASA is warning about the close flybys of three asteroids over 40 meters in diameter.

Wednesday, December 16, 2020

China’s Chang’e 5 mission has returned samples from the moon to Earth | New Scientist

China’s Chang’e 5 mission has returned samples from the moon to Earth

The first samples of moon rocks to come back to Earth since 1976 have landed. On 16 December, the Chinese Chang’e 5 spacecraft brought back about two kilograms of lunar material after a quick mission lasting only about two days on the moon’s surface.

Saturday, October 17, 2020

Asteroid the Size of Big Ben Approaching Earth, Says NASA

Asteroid the Size of Big Ben Approaching Earth, Says NASA


At the end of the 20th century NASA launched the Near-Earth Object Programme, aimed at finding and tracking the movement of celestial objects whose orbits could bring them into close proximity to our planet. The space agency so far has found an estimated 25,000 NEOs to date.

Thursday, July 19, 2018

Earth Has More Diamonds than Previously Thought

Earth Has More Diamonds
There may be a quadrillion tons of diamonds under the Earth’s surface, according to a study conducted by an international team of scientists and published in the journal Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems.

Saturday, June 09, 2018

UN marks World Oceans Day amid reports of ocean life killed by plastic trash

UN marks World Oceans Day
In the shadow of reports of whales and other sea life dying after eating plastic trash, including plastic garbage bags, the United Nations marked on Friday World Oceans Day. This year's theme focuses on preventing plastic pollution and encouraging solutions for a healthy ocean, said UN chief spokesman Stephane Dujarric.

Tuesday, June 05, 2018

Moons of Giant Alien Planets Could Host Life

Moons of Giant Alien Planets Could Host Life
Researchers have identified more than 100 giant exoplanets that may have potentially life-hosting moons.

Friday, May 18, 2018

1.5 Degree C or Less Would Save Most Species

1.5 Degree C or Less Would Save Most Species
New research finds that limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees C would save the majority of the world's plant and animal species from climate change.

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

China confirms reception of data from Gaofen-5 satellite

Gaofen-5 satellite
The Chinese Academy of Sciences confirmed that one of its institutes has successfully tracked and received the data from the recently launched Gaofen-5, a hyperspectral imaging satellite.

Wednesday, May 09, 2018

China launches new Earth observation satellite for environmental monitoring

Gaofen-5
China on Wednesday launched Gaofen-5, a hyperspectral imaging satellite, as part of the country's high-resolution Earth observation project.

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