Earths

Earth has a pulse! Our planet has a ‘heartbeat’ of geological activity every 27.5 MILLION YEARS – but scientists have no idea what causes it New York experts analysed major geological...

NASA plans two missions to Venus NASA aims for two new missions to Venus to learn more about the ‘lost habitable’ world; former NASA astronaut Tom Jones provides insight on ‘CAVUTO Live.’ Scientists...

More than HALF of the 39million miles of rivers and streams on Earth stop flowing periodically or run dry for part of the year, study finds Researchers found that more than half of Earth’s rivers...

Earth’s core is growing LOPSIDED with one side expanding faster than the other for more than half a BILLION years, study finds Researchers studied seismic waves from Earthquakes as they travel in...

Earth’s lakes are losing oxygen RAPIDLY due to global warming – with potentially devastating effects for wildlife as well as drinking water quality, study warns Oxygen levels in temperate freshwater...

Forget Google Maps! Sharks use Earth’s magnetic fields to guide them during their long-distance forays across the sea Researchers studied the role of the magnetic field on 20 bonnethead sharks   Found...

Earth’s glaciers have shrunk by 267BILLION tonnes per year since 2000 – accounting for up to 21% of rising global sea levels, study warns Scientists have studied high-resolution maps of over 200,000...

Earth’s Great Oxidation Event that saw oxygen levels surge and life flourish occurred 100 million years LATER than previously thought, study finds Researchers say the Great Oxidation Event happened...

Birds really do have built-in sat-nav! Animals can ‘read’ the Earth’s magnetic signature well enough to get back on course if they get lost, study reveals Researchers from the UK took...

Discarded 1966 rocket booster stuck in Earth’s orbit is set to break free this week and continue its journey around the sun NASA firs reported 2020 SO as an asteroid in September 2020 In December, it...

Only 40 per cent of the world’s forests are unaffected by human activity such as farming, logging and urbanisation, study finds 40% of forests have ‘ecosystem integrity’ – they’re...

Earth’s second minimoon was the size of a small car and came within 8,100 miles of Earth at its closest approach, new data reveals Earth captured its second minimoon in Feb., but new data reveals...

Toughest creatures on Earth can survive deadly UV radiation thanks to their protective fluorescent shields that glow in the dark Tardigrades — or ‘moss piglets’ — are odd, microscopic,...

Scientists have calculated how many mammals might be lost this century, based on fossil evidence of past extinctions. Their predictions suggest at least 550 species will follow in the footsteps of the...

Earth’s solid inner core that strengthens its magnetic field formed about 1.3 billion years ago – more than 3.2 billion years AFTER the planet itself, study finds Researchers from Texas recreated...

Earth’s nearest dwarf planet Ceres is a ‘water world’ that harbours a salty ocean beneath its cratered surface, NASA observations reveal Researchers studied images captured of the planet...