Online UFO hunters have made the astounding claim that video evidence proves asteroid 2012 DA14, which zipped past Earth at a record distance of about 17,200 miles (27,000 kilometers) hours after the February 15, 2013 Chelyabinsk meteor...Show More Summary
The Hermit Kingdom now has two satellites circling the Earth; newest one was over Levi Stadium an hour after the game ended
"Every morning cut up a little turf of fresh earth, and lying down, breathe into the hole for a quarter of an hour." The post How To Cure Your Consumption By Laying In A Ditch and Other Witch Home Remedies appeared first on Autostraddle.
The sunniest spot on Earth can be one of several places, depending on how you define what you’re looking for. If you are looking for the place that has the most continuous hours of sunlight, that may be it. Or is it the spot with the...Show More Summary
image credit One way to define the sunniest place is to ask which spot gets the most continuous hours of sun. If that is what you want, you might be surprised to find it is not the sunshine state of Florida you should visit, but a destination much further north.So, where should you go to catch the most rays? The Presurfer
Lake Maracaibo is the stormiest place on the planet. Thunderstorms rage above this massive body of water for up to 200 days of the year, with each ear-splitting event lasting for several hours. But why? Graeme Anderson lists the factors that create Lake Maracaibo’s seemingly ever-lasting storms. Show More Summary
Glittering Blue is a spectacular stop motion video of Earth created with images taken by Japan’s Himawari-8 weather satellite captured over the course of a 24 hour period in August 2015. Featured prominently in the center of the image is Typhoon Soudelor, a category five storm that first formed in July 2015. The video was […]
This awesome natural wonder is the sight of one full day on Earth as seen from outer space. Dutch YouTube channel Geo de Graaf condensed 24 hours of imagery captured by Japan’s Himawari-8 weather satellite into 12 seconds of extraordinarily...Show More Summary
This is what one day looks like on Earth from space. The footage condenses 24 hours of imagery from Japan’s Himawari-8 satellite into 12 seconds and shows us how the our beautiful blue marble peels itself from the darkness in unbelievable detail. Show More Summary
Always wanted to be an astronaut, but never quite made it to space? A new site can at least make you feel like you went. Glittering Blue is a beautiful, simple website that shows 24 hours of observations of Earth from the Japanese weather satellite Himawari-8 like you’ve never seen before. Show More Summary
On Monday, just a few hours after the sun began to shine on the North American continent of the spherical body known as Earth, rapper B.o.B. got something off his chest. The artist—who’s wisely noted that airplanes in the night sky can,...Show More Summary
Railroad Earth came through Austin on a chilly Saturday with the sole purpose of using their music to bring smiles to the faces of those who had gathered at Stubb’s for their show. Nearly three hours of music over the course of two sets...Show More Summary
Congratulations, humans of Earth, on another record year: Last year shattered 2014’s record to become the hottest year since reliable record-keeping began, two U.S. government science agencies announced Wednesday in yet another sign that the planet is heating up. 2015’s sharp spike in temperatures was aided by a strong El Nino weather pattern late […]
Like stargazing in the pre-dawn hours? Then here you go: The sky's five brightest planets visible from Earth will soon be lined up for the first time in over a decade, the Conversation reports. Saturn, Jupiter, Mars, and Venus—which have been up visible together since early January—will be...
When Albert Einstein first predicted that light travels the same speed everywhere in our universe, he essentially stamped a speed limit on it: 670,616,629 miles per hour — fast enough to circle the entire Earth eight times every second. But that's not the entire story. Show More Summary
NASA announced new contracts for commercial resupply to the International Space Station, including the Dream Chaser spacecraft, which can get living samples back to Earth within 6 hours
David Bowie: In the Jan. 12 Section A, the obituary of musician David Bowie said that 43 million tweets went out in the first seven hours after news of his death Sunday. It was 4.3 million tweets. Also, Mars was referred to as Earth's nearest planetary neighbor; Venus is closer to Earth. MannKind...
Sounds like: SOAK, Fractures, Woman’s Hour, Foals Song: The Half Earth - Pieces Of Us What's so good? Sheffield based singer, songwriter, and producer Conor Stephenson has just released his latest EP Confidence Is Bliss under the moniker...Show More Summary
As the New Horizons spacecraft continues screaming away from Earth at 14 kilometers per second — that’s 50,000 kilometers per hour — it sends back to us the data it took when it passed Pluto back in July. It’s a slow process, because...Show More Summary
NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft concluded its tightly choreographed flyby of Pluto, back in July, with a pirouette, pointing its antenna toward Earth. Five hours later, the anxious team at mission control, in Maryland, received the first handful of images. Show More Summary