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What on Earth is Sun-Earth Day?

2 years agoOdd : mental_floss

Image Credit: Sylvie Beland/NASA Today is Earth Day, the internationally designated time to pay extra-special attention to human impact on Earth’s ecology. But in addition to your Earth Day observances, why not join NASA scientists this year in celebrating Sun-Earth Day, an astronomically educational holiday designed to recognize special moments between Earth and our Sun? [...]
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Rise of Humans Two Million Years Ago Doomed Large Carnivores

Academics / General Science : 60-Second Science (2 years ago)

The impact of Homo sapiens on the environment over the past few hundred years has been so profound that some scientists term this chapter of Earth’s history the Anthropocene. But humans may have begun wreaking ecological havoc far, ... Read Post

Sun glints seen from space signal oceans and lakes

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (5 years ago)

In two new videos from NASA's Deep Impact spacecraft, bright flashes of light known as sun glints act as beacons signaling large bodies of water on Earth. These observations give scientists a way to pick out planets beyond our solar... Read Post

Earth Would Be a Flashing "Life Exists Here!" Billboard to ET Astronomers

Academics / General Science : The Daily Galaxy (4 years ago)

In two new videos from NASA's Deep Impact spacecraft, bright flashes of light known as sun glints act as beacons signaling large bodies of water on Earth. These observations give scientists a way to pick out planets beyond our solar... Read Post


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