Earth

We are Gaia

Gaia

A project inspired by photos from Gaia of European Space Agency (ESA) by Laurent Seince. He shows the importance of our relationship with Earth and how we must to preserve it.

By |July 1, 2014|Categories: Modern Art|Tags: , , |0 Comments

International Earth and Sky Photo Contest 2014 winners

Light in the Sky

The winners and notable photos of the 5th International Earth and Sky Photo Contest, a program by The World at Night (TWAN) in collaboration with the Global Astronomy Month and the National Optical Astronomy Observatory (NOAO).

By |June 21, 2014|Categories: Astronomy, Natural phenomena|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Peeling a city off Earth’s crust

Peeling a city off Earth's crust

Peeling a city off Earth’s crust, dog peeling off his coat, mines on fish flesh, paintings by Supparat Thepparat.

By |June 20, 2014|Categories: Modern Art|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

What if the Earth stopped Spinning?

If the Earth stopped Spinning

Earth rotates at around 1,100 miles per hour (1,670 km/h). Video reveals what would happen if our planet stopped turning.

By |June 18, 2014|Categories: Astronomy, Physics|Tags: , , |0 Comments

A hidden ‘ocean’ lies deep within Earth

Blue-colored mineral called ringwoodite

Researchers say a layer of minerals in the mantle could hold up to three times the water present on Earth’s surface.   Fragments of the blue-colored mineral called ringwoodite.   Credit Northwestern University

By |June 17, 2014|Categories: Natural phenomena|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Speeding Through the Universe

All-sky map from the COBE

In this all-sky map from the COBE satellite, radiation in the Earth’s direction of motion appears blueshifted and hence hotter, while radiation on the opposite side of the sky is redshifted and colder.

By |June 15, 2014|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Where is it?

Earth from above

In this video you can see some of the most famous spots from Earth-observing satellites. Even some of the most familiar places, from this perspective can be difficult to recognize.    Watch the video from ESA

By |June 13, 2014|Categories: Natural phenomena|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

The Deepest Hole in the World

Deepest Hole in the World

In the video you can find out about the deepest hole in the world, explaining who dug it and why, and what we learned about Earth in the process.

By |May 26, 2014|Categories: Technology news|Tags: , , |0 Comments

NASA’s 3.2-gigapixel global selfie

NASA's global selfie

NASA makes a 3.2-gigapixel global selfie zoomable Earth, using 36,422 individual images that were posted to social media sites on or around Earth Day, April 22, 2014.    Image © NASA

By |May 25, 2014|Categories: Entertainment news|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

LIVE the Space Station’s view of Earth

Space Station's view of Earth

The High Definition Earth Viewing (HDEV) experiment aboard the Space Station (ISS) is now activated, and you can see live the Station’s view of Earth.    Watch the live video…

By |May 4, 2014|Categories: Space|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments
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