Tardigrades May Be Earth’s First Interstellar Travelers

Earth’s first interstellar travelers may be a species that is no stranger to space exploration: the tardigrades. These creatures grow to just 0.5 millimeters in length, but they are some of the toughest animals known to science, surviving even in the vacuum of space. So far, only five ships have left our solar system and … Read more

How Neighbourhood Earth’s Space Travel Experience Actually Works

This article is sponsored by M Live’s Neighbourhood Earth. Attention space fans: while we might be a fair way off casual holidays into space (unless you’re Jeff Bezos kind of wealthy), M Live is presenting an exciting new immersive space exhibition, Neighbourhood Earth that’s bringing space to Sydney. The exhibition is award-winning for good reason … Read more

Surprising Standing Waves at Edge of Earth’s Magnetic Bubble Found in NASA Data

An animated illustration of magnetospheric waves, in light blue. At the front of the magnetosphere, these waves appear to be still. Credit: Martin Archer/Emmanuel Masongsong/NASA Earth sails the solar system in a ship of its own making: the magnetosphere, the magnetic field that envelops and protects our planet. The celestial sea we find ourselves in … Read more

THIS WEEK @NASA: New Mission Launches to Monitor Earth’s Landscapes, Winds in Jupiter’s Great Red Spot Are Speeding Up

latest happenings around nasa ABOVE VIDEO: A new Earth-observing mission launches to space, a move to make room aboard the space station, and some valuable space station science returns to Earth … a few of the stories to tell you about – This Week at NASA! New Mission Launches to Monitor Earth’s Landscapes “And liftoff. … Read more

rare earths at deichtorhallen hamburg

TOM SACHS RECEIVES THE DESIGN PRIZE 2021 GOLDEN MADONNINA artist tom sachs, winner of THE DESIGN PRIZE 2021 in the category ‘in the artistic realm’, receives the golden madonnina at deichtorhallen hamburg and walks us through his latest exhibition, ‘space program: rare earths’. designboom traveled to the german city to celebrate the opening of sachs’s fourth … Read more

NASA tracking giant asteroid heading for Earth’s orbit

An asteroid up to three times the size of the statue of liberty called 2021 NY1 is travelling at more than 20,000mph and will make its approach into the Earth’s orbit in weeks Video Loading Video Unavailable The video will auto-play soon8Cancel Play now LAURA TOBIN SAYS ASTROID IS FLYING PAST EARTH TODAY – BUT … Read more

NASA GOLD’s Bird’s-Eye Reveals Mysterious Dynamics in Earth’s Interface to Space

Processes in Earth’s upper atmosphere create bright swaths of color known as airglow, as seen here in an image taken from the International Space Station. Credit: NASA New research using data from NASA’s Global-scale Observations of the Limb and Disk, or GOLD, mission, has revealed unexpected behavior in the swaths of charged particles that band … Read more

Moon Mining May Be Possible to Acquire Gas, Solving Earth’s Energy Crisis

With NASA and private aerospace companies exploring taking first moves toward establishing long-term settlements on Mars, landing a man on the moon is no longer isolated to science fiction. Mining for natural resources beneath the moon’s surface could be the following step and hold the key to solving Earth’s growing energy crisis. Nobody has stepped … Read more

Earth’s “vital signs” are running out, scientists warn

The ” vital signs “ of the planet are weakening in the face of overexploitation generated by the global economy, leading scientists warned on Wednesday (July 28th). Authors of a study published in the journal BioScience, they are worried about the possible imminence of some “Breaking points” climatic. These researchers are part of a group … Read more

Winning student videos span the Earth’s oceans to Mars

From left: Noah Paoa Kannegiesser, Chiara Ferrari-Wong and Eleni Ravanis. Sea-level rise computer modeling, Mars exploration and chemical compounds found on the Moon are the topics of winning videos from the University of Hawaii at Mānoa School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology (SOEST) first-annual video contest. Graduate students in the Department of Earth … Read more