Earth

Google Earth user spots ‘400ft ice ship’ sitting off the coast of Antarctica – sparking a flurry of bizarre conspiracy theories from Nazis to aliens being behind the phenomenon A Google...

Oldest alpine plant region on Earth dating back more than 30 million years is discovered in the Hengduan Mountains of southwest China Alpine plant region dates to when Chinese mountain ranges were newly-formed   Formation...

What an ice view! Best place to see the night sky is from Antarctica’s highest dome — the coldest place on Earth where stars seem to ‘twinkle’ the least Researchers established a telescope...

Earth and the Moon were bombarded with meteoroids 800 million years ago just as complex life was getting started, lunar craters reveal Researchers studied lunar craters as the lack of atmosphere keeps...

Asteroid that slammed into Earth 66 million years ago DID wipe out the dinosaurs while volcanic eruptions from the Deccan Traps helped life recover, study shows Researchers looked at the Chicxulub asteroid...

Water deep below the surface of the Earth can trigger quakes and tsunamis by lowering the melting point of rocks along fault lines, study shows Earth’s water cycle is linked with magmatic productivity...

There may be as many as six BILLION Earth-like planets in our galaxy capable of hosting alien life, new astronomical model reveals Scientists provide new estimates based on data from the Kepler space...

Skyscraper-sized asteroid travelling at 11,000mph will zip past Earth at a distance of 3.1 million miles this weekend The asteroid has been called 163348 (2002 NN4) and was first spotted in 2002 It will...

Holey moley! Closest black hole to Earth is discovered just 1,000 light years away — near enough to see its stars with the naked eye on a clear night Experts at the La Silla Observatory, Chile, discovered...

Asteroid half the size of Mount Everest is set to fly by Earth next week and an image shows the object ‘wearing a mask’ similar to the scientist observing it amid the coronavirus pandemic An...

Incredible footage shows the moment British-built spacecraft BepiColombo makes a close flyby of Earth on its five-billion-mile journey to MERCURY BepiColombo is destined to reach Mercury by 2025 after five...

Carlos Santana and Earth, Wind & Fire have announced the schedule for their North American tour that will mark the celebration of the 20th anniversary of Supernatural. The trek, dubbed the Miraculous...

Earth experienced the hottest January since records began 141 years ago for a fifth consecutive year Temperatures topped the 20th-century averages in January for the 44th time Land and ocean temperature...

Earthquakes today have struck the Pacific Ring of Fire, the most seismically active area in the world. Geologists with the United States Geological Survey (USGS) detected a total of 54 quakes cropping...

Meteors may be striking Earth with more than 30 times the strength of the Hiroshima nuclear bomb every 180 YEARS, scientists claim Study of Wolfe Creek Crater in Australia established frequency of meteor...

Incredible time-lapse shows the Earth being drained of water: NASA data shows how islands appear from the oceans before it all dries up Scientists remakes a NASA video from 2008 at high resolution and...