Right now, The Voyager Golden Record, containing a message from Earth for any extraterrestrials that might encounter it, is traveling on two spacecraft through the cosmic ocean at almost 40,000 miles per hour. But as we approach theShow More Summary
Large-scale patches of enhanced electron density (plasma) are often found in the polar ionosphere - about 80 to 1000 kilometers above the Earth's surface. These 'polar cap patches' can last for hours, cover huge areas and travel quickly, and their presence can disrupt satellite communication links.
An eventful day on the equinox front: We've entered autumn, as of 10:21am EDT, per National Geographic. That means that Sept. 22 will see 12 hours of day and 12 hours of night in the Northern Hemisphere, and our part of the Earth will start to lean further away...
NASA used the Earth Polychromatic Imaging Camera (EPIC), to capture images of our planet over the course of a year – once every 2 hours at a distance of 1 million miles – then assembled them into a time-lapse. Scientist Jay Herman narrates and explains their mission.
"Now when I was a little chap I had a passion for maps. I would look for hours at South America, or Africa, or Australia, and lose myself in the glories of exploration. At that time there were many blank spaces on the earth, and when...Show More Summary
A SpaceX Dragon capsule returned to Earth on Friday with scientific gifts from the International Space Station, the AP reports. NASA astronaut Kate Rubins waved goodbye as the Dragon slowly flew away Friday morning. Six hours later, the spacecraft parachuted into the Pacific, just off Mexico's Baja California coast. It's...
PESCARA DEL TRONTO, Italy, Aug 25 (Reuters) - Within hours of the earth shaking and houses collapsing, thousands of volunteers from all over Italy had descended on the country’s stricken central mountains to bring what help they could. Some...Show More Summary
The brainchild of industrial innovator Charles Bombardier, the Solar Express is designed to ferry goods and passengers between celestial bodies and space stations traveling at up to 1% the speed of light.
Rio is my favorite city in the World. I spent 36 hours in this fabulous city, but I loved every second of it. The people here are amazing, the beaches are beautiful, the food is great. Rio is heaven on Earth for me. I love the energy of this city. Show More Summary
Saving the Earth’s remaining resources is the need of the hour. With the population of the world growing at an unprecedented rate,
There are few mechanisms for skipping a boring half hour of your precious time on earth as efficient or pleasant as zoning out with a Seinfeld rerun on. Just tune the TV to TBS, sit back, and let Jerry, Elaine, George, and Kramer navigate...Show More Summary
If you’ve always dreamt of visiting Mars but never had the transportation, funds or breathing capability to make the trip, you’re in luck. Along the northern coast of Taiwan, on a tiny peninsula about an hour’s drive from Taipei, lies...Show More Summary
As many as 200 meteors per hour will ignite in the Earth’s atmosphere during the peak on Thursday night and Friday morning. Here’s how to catch the show.
No Man’s Sky is a triumph of ambition. There’s no denying that. The space exploration simulator has the most expansive world of any game ever created. It has an unending supply of planets to explore, solar systems to visit, and aliens to make first contact with, largely thanks to its sophisticated procedural generation algorithms. Show More Summary
After last week's excellent showcase for Liev Schreiber, Ray Donovan falls back to Earth with a solid-but-forgettable hour that most just pushes the plot forward. I'd be less concerned about this if Ray Donovan didn't have a bad habit of building to nothing. My hope is that all the various ... More »
Earlier this week the pioneering solar-powered airplane, Solar Impulse 2, completed its record-setting circumnavigation of the Earth, returning to Abu Dhabi. Just a few hours earlier, the US Environmental Protection Agency announced its intention to regulate greenhouse gas emissions from aircraft engines under the Clean Air Act.
Jacky Ickx and Jackie Oliver deliver a GT40 win at the 1969 24 Hours of Le Mans. Photo courtesy Ford Motorsport. It’s not just about the finest cars on planet Earth. The grand show at Pebble Beach next month is also about getting educated about the cars on display, and automotive history in general. To […]
EPIC. One year on Earth, as seen from NASA’s EPIC camera. “EPIC takes a new picture every two hours, revealing how the planet would look to human eyes, capturing the ever-changing motion of clouds and weather systems and the fixed feature… Read The post Troye Sivan, Trump and NATO, Michael Moore, Humpback Whales, Pokemon Go, Plagiarism: NEWS appeared first on Towleroad.
One million miles from Earth, hanging in space between Earth's gravitational pull and the sun's, is the DSCOVR satellite and NASA's incredible EPIC camera. Every two hours, EPIC takes a photo of Earth "to monitor ozone and aerosol levels...Show More Summary
Dan Taylor sez, "Prepare for the TRUMPOCALYPSE! When there is no more room in HELL, the dead will TRUMP the Earth. An all-new comic book from the creative team that brought you HERO HAPPY HOUR. If you think the idea of Donald Trump as...Show More Summary