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

Thursday, March 16, 2017

China Starts Construction of One of World’s Largest Cosmic Ray Observatories

China has started its construction of one of the world’s largest observatories studying the origins of cosmic rays, local media reported on Thursday.

Saturday, March 11, 2017

China says its building new space capsule for low Earth orbit missions & Moon landings

China is developing a new spacecraft for missions in low Earth orbit and Moon landings, according to Chinese state media. Beijing is pursuing an independent space program, with the conquest Moon in the pipeline.

Thursday, March 02, 2017

World's Oldest Fossils Unearthed

Remains of microorganisms at least 3,770 million years old have been discovered, providing direct evidence of one of the oldest life forms on Earth.

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Seven Earth-Size, Habitable-Zone Planets Found

NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope revealed the first known system of seven Earth-size planets around a single star.

Friday, February 17, 2017

Researchers say New Zealand part of lost continent

New Zealand sits atop a previously unknown continent, mostly submerged beneath the South Pacific, which should be recognised with the name Zealandia, scientists have claimed.

Friday, September 30, 2016

Rosetta Space Probe Studying 67P Comet Starts Final Manoeuvre

The European Space Agency’s (ESA’s) Rosetta space probe has completed its mission and the final collision manoeuvre has been initiated, the ESA announced.

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Earth warmer than 100,000 years ago: study

Earth is now warmer than at any time in the past 120,000 years, according to a new study Monday that provided global climate data for the past 2 million years.

Saturday, September 17, 2016

Rosetta Probe's Final Move: Unlocking Cosmic Secrets

On September 30 the Rosetta spacecraft will close in on Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko after logging 6 billion kilometers across our solar system and will start its final dive towards the comet’s surface bringing its historic 12-year trek to an end.

Friday, July 22, 2016

2016 on track to be world's hottest year on record

The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) on Thursday warned global temperatures for the first six months of this year shattered more records, meaning 2016 is on track to be the world's hottest year on record.

Friday, July 01, 2016

Rosetta, Philae to reunite on comet at end of mission

Europe's trailblazing Rosetta spacecraft will end its mission on September 30, reuniting with robot lab Philae on the surface of a comet hurtling through the solar system, mission control said Thursday.

Monday, June 27, 2016

China enters new space era. New generation of rockets to boost space ambition

A re-entry module that was aboard the new Long March-7 rocket touched down successfully on Sunday afternoon in North China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region. The rocket blasted off from the Wenchang Satellite Launch Center in South China's Hainan Province on Saturday. Photo: CFP

Friday, June 10, 2016

Scientists turn CO2 into rock in climate change fight

Injecting carbon dioxide (CO2) deep underground and turning it into rock may be a potentially viable way to tackle increasing greenhouse gas emissions in the fight against climate change, an international team of scientists said Thursday.

Wednesday, June 08, 2016

Juliterre Gea news (July 2016)

Le relief des fonds marins, contrairement au sol lunaire, reste très peu connu, regrettent des experts internationaux à l'occasion mercredi de la Journée mondiale de l'océan, qui posera la question de leur place dans les politiques des gouvernements.

"C'est quand même un peu fort qu'on ne sache pas comment est fait le fond de l'océan aujourd'hui", peste Françoise Gaill, directrice de recherche au CNRS et coordinatrice du comité scientifique de la plateforme Océan et Climat, qui organise avec l'Unesco cette troisième journée dédiée aux océans.......Journée de l'océan: les fonds marins bien moins connus que le sol lunaire

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Sunday, April 17, 2016

Is planet Earth on 'quake mode' again?

The recent two months have witnessed some unusually active seismic activities across the globe, as a string of powerful earthquakes have jolted Ecuador, Japan, Myanmar, Afghanistan and Indonesia, killing dozens of people and triggering several tsunami alerts.

Friday, April 15, 2016

Saturday, April 09, 2016

MAVEN: Solar flares destroyed Martian atmosphere, how prepared are we?

A recent NASA study has revealed that massive solar storms stripped Mars of its atmosphere. Now, scientists have issued a warning that we need to do more to be prepared for such a "low probability but high-impact event" striking Earth.

Thursday, March 24, 2016

For bacteria, life in space is better than on Earth

Scientists are exploring long-term space travel from every conceivable angle. For a team of researchers at the University of California, Davis, the angle is bacteria.

Friday, January 29, 2016

How monstrous plastic waste is choking the whole Earth

 Humans have made enough plastic since the Second World War to coat the Earth entirely in clingfilm, an international study has revealed.

Thursday, January 14, 2016

Mankind's CO2 emissions may delay next ice age -- study

Human-driven climate change may have put the next ice age off by about 50,000 years, said scientists Thursday, highlighting our species' ever-more dominant influence on Earth's natural cycles.

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