Earth

Earth Highlights Plant Growth in false-color image

Earth Highlights Plant Growth in false-color image 1

This image is a view of South America and portions of North America and Africa from the Mercury Dual Imaging System’s wide-angle camera aboard MESSENGER. The wide-angle camera records light at eleven different wavelengths, including visible and infrared light.

The scale of our solar system

The scale of our solar system 1

Size and mass comparison of the Earth and a random selection of other rocky objects in the Solar System. It’s raining worlds!   Watch the videos…

By |March 1, 2014|Astronomy|

The oldest known fragment on Earth

The oldest known fragment on Earth 1

A discovery of this blue zircon crystal, making scientists rethink of Earth‘s early geological history, is 4.4 billion years old, the oldest known fragment of our planet.   Image © University of Wisconsin

By |February 26, 2014|Natural phenomena|

Where Did Earth’s Water Come From?

Where Did Earth's Water Come From

Earth didn’t have water when it formed, but it does now! How did it get wet?   Take a look at the video…

By |February 13, 2014|Natural phenomena|

We are Here!

Earth from Mars

This is the Martian horizon and the twilight sky, including Earth as the brightest point of light in the night sky. In this image taken by NASA’s Curiosity Mars rover, our moon is just below Earth. Can you see them?

By |February 8, 2014|Astronomy|

High quality Earth views in near real time from ISS

High quality Earth views in near real time from ISS 2

Two Russian Cosmonauts on the Space Station, during a six hour spacewalk on Jan. 27, they install two cameras, that will stream unprecedented footage of our evolving Earth, to everyone, in near real time.   Watch the video…

By |February 5, 2014|Space|

What if all 7.1 billion People…

What if all 7.1 billion People 1

If everyone lived as densely as they do in Alaska… we’d need 108 Earths to fit all the 7.1 billion people.   Have a look at the rest of the charts…

By |February 4, 2014|Natural phenomena|

World’s 10 Biggest Animals of All Time

World's 10 Biggest Animals of All Time

Here are some of the largest animals to ever lived on Earth. The most gigantic creatures our planet has ever seen…   Watch the video…

By |January 30, 2014|Animals|

How fast are you moving into space?

How fast are you moving into space

How fast are you moving? seems like an easy question. Actually is quite complicated and perhaps best answered by another question: Relative to what?   Watch the video to find out…

By |January 29, 2014|Astronomy|

World Map of the most Photographed places

World Map of the most Photographed places

This is a new Google-generated heat map showing the most photographed locations on Earth. So now you know which are the most photographed places on Earth.

By |January 16, 2014|Computers|
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