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Earth's new traveling buddy is definitely an asteroid, not space junk

At the 49th Annual Division for Planetary Sciences Meeting in Provo, Utah, astronomers led by Vishnu Reddy at the University of Arizona confirm true nature of one of Earth's companions on its journey around the sun.  

National Institute of Ocean Technology Recruitment for 203 Vacancies – Direct Link to Apply!

National Institute of Ocean Technology Recruitment has recently released a recruitment notification for various posts. NIOT is an autonomous institution under the Ministry of Earth Sciences. This recruitment drive is open for the posts...Show More Summary

Waves in lakes make waves in the Earth

(University of Utah) In a study published today in the Journal of Geophysical Research Solid Earth, scientists at the University of Utah report that small seismic signals in lakes can aid science. As a record of wave motion in a lake, they can reveal when a lake freezes over and when it thaws. Show More Summary

Vermont professor gets climate change research grant

A Vermont professor has won a $132,000 federal grant for research on the impacts of past climate change on the state's lakes. Norwich University says earth and environmental science professor … Click to Continue »

Report documents the near-term impacts of climate change on investors

In May 2017, the Tamer Center for Social Enterprise at Columbia Business School and Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory held a forum in New York City to discuss how new advances in climate science can inform investments in specific sectors of the global economy. Show More Summary

The Alien Observatory --"Europa's 'Chaos' Might Reveal 1st Evidence of Life"

Arthur C. Clarke warned us to attempt no landings on Europa in 2010: Odyssey Two, the 1982 the science fiction novel, when the Earth mission returns to the Jupiter to explore beneath the ice of Europa, nine years after...        

Asteroid Passing Earth Thursday Won't Hit Us—Yet

The Earth will be having a close call—astronomically speaking—when a 65-foot-wide asteroid buzzes past on Thursday, the Christian Science Monitor reports. According to AFP, asteroid 2012 TC4 will come within 27,000 miles of Earth—about one-eighth the distance between the Earth and moon and about 5,000...

Winners of 2017 Earth Science Week photo contest announced

The 12 images will all feature in a 2018 calendar, with the awards to be presented at a London event to launch Earth Science Week on Monday 9 October.

Earth Science Week

Earth Science Week - Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam has proclaimed October 8 through October 14 Earth Science Week in Tennessee, which will promote the important role that geology and other earth sciences play in Tennessee’s safety,Show More Summary

Keanu Reeves' Family Is All Clones In The First Trailer For Replicas

Video. Keanu Reeves has done a bunch of science fiction movies in his career. Some are all-timers, such as The Matrix and Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure. Others really stink, such as Johnny Mnemonic and The Day the Earth Stood Still. Now he's back in that familiar genre with Replicas, and it feels like he might just have another one for the good column. More »      

What Earth's climate system and topological insulators have in common

Topological insulators, materials that insulate on the inside but conduct electricity along their outer edges, have created quite a buzz in condensed matter physics. Now a new study in the journal Science shows that the same topological...Show More Summary

Watch Neil deGrasse Tyson Answer the Most Pressing Questions About the Universe

When it comes to science and the universe, Neil deGrasse Tyson knows his stuff. The American astrophysicist, author and science communicator has long since been a go-to figure for all things earth and space. Recently, Tyson joined with WIRED for a 10-minute Q&A where he answered some of the most pressing questions about the universe. […]

NASA Wants to Know Cost of Space Solar Power

Harnessing the sun's energy with orbital space power stations and beaming the power to Earth has been a science fiction dream ever since Isaac Asimov wrote a 1941 short story called "Reason." But the idea has never quite gotten off the ground despite decades of intermittent interest and research for the United States and other countries. Show More Summary

Public invited to test new tool to study earth using photos taken by International Space Station astronauts

CosmoQuest's Image Detective, a NASA-funded citizen science project, invites the public to identify Earth features in photographs taken by astronauts from the International Space Station (ISS).

Robot spelunkers go for a dip

NASA has changed the perspective of science, building satellites to study Earth's surface. Deep below that surface, where it's harder for satellites to see, is another story—but robotic technology might change that.

The volatile processes that shaped the Earth

(University of Oxford) In a new study featured on the cover of the latest edition of Nature, researchers from the University of Oxford's Department of Earth Sciences untangle some of the processes involved in shaping the Earth. Revealing that the mini-planets added to Earth had previously undergone melting and evaporation. Show More Summary

This Week's "Planet Earth" Report --How a Hydrogen Bomb Would Affect the Pacific to Supernova 30-Light Years Away to Our Non-SciFi Cities of the Future

Betelgeuse Supernova And Its Impact On Earth - Science Documentary Were a supernova to go off within about 30 light-years of us, that would lead to major effects on the Earth, possibly mass extinctions. X-rays and more energetic gamma-rays from...        

Dr. Henry Bauer, Why We Shouldn’t Trust Science |362|

Dr. Henry Bauer explains how market forces have led to the corruption of science.  photo by: Skeptiko Kyrie Irving, is an amazing basketball player, who made quite a stir earlier this year regarding the flat earth theory. Ben Nichols, this is a shout out to you. He came to us [unclear 00:00:20], “The earth is […]

Pop-up robots enable extreme terrain science

A NASA-led team is designing an extremely compact origami rover for new extreme terrain applications in both the planetary and Earth science domains. PUFFERs (Pop-Up Flat Folding Explorer Robots) utilize a folding printed circuit board (PCB) as the rover chassis, which enables the platform to fold into a minuscule, palm-sized volume. Show More Summary

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