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Moon was created by a collision between Earth and a forming planet

Moon was created by a collision between Earth and aplanet Theia

A head-on violent collision between the early Earth and a “planetary embryo” called Theia, formed the Moon approximately 100 million years after the Earth formed.

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By |Feb 3, 2016|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , |

Watching Earth from day to night from Space

Earth from day to night from Space

Watch Earth from day to night, from Japan’s Himawari-8 satellite, that every day captures imagery of the western Pacific, Australia, and parts of Asia, Antarctica & Alaska…

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By |Jan 29, 2016|Categories: Space|Tags: , , , |

Why Earth is Not Flat, explained

Why Earth is not Flat, explained

An introductory guide to the Flat Earth movement (!), starting with the Copernicus theory in 1514, false confirmation in 1957…

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By |Jan 27, 2016|Categories: Discoveries|Tags: |

2015- the Hottest Year on Record

2015- the Hottest Year on Record

Officially announced that 2015 was the warmest year ever recorded on Earth, and it was not even close!

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By |Jan 21, 2016|Categories: Natural phenomena|Tags: , , , |

This is how Earth would look like with Rings

Earth with Rings

All of our Solar System’s giant planets, Jupiter, Saturn, Neptune, have their own ring system. This is how Earth would look like with rings.   Credit: Kevin Gill/Flickr

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By |Jan 15, 2016|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , |

Current rate of Environmental change is unprecedented in Earth’s history

Current rate of Environmental change is unprecedented in Earth's history (1)

Researchers published a study concerning the rate of environmental change occurring today, that is unprecedented in Earth’s history.

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By |Jan 11, 2016|Categories: Natural phenomena|Tags: , |

Most detailed Seafloor map

Most detailed Seafloor map by gravity anomalies

The map above shows a global view of gravity anomalies, unveiling the most complete unified view of the Earth’s seafloor to date.

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By |Dec 31, 2015|Categories: Technology news|Tags: , , |

NASA releases new High-Resolution Earthrise image

High-Resolution Earthrise image

NASA releases new High-Resolution Earthrise image, recently captured from LRO spacecraft‘s vantage point in orbit around the moon.

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By |Dec 21, 2015|Categories: Space|Tags: , , |

The mission to drill into Earth’s mantle restarts

JOIDES Resolution to drill into Earth’s mantle

The mission to drill into Earth’s mantle restarts this week, with a research vessel that drills core samples and collects measurements from under the ocean floor.

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By |Dec 7, 2015|Categories: Technology news|Tags: |

Bill Nye explains everything about Climate Change

Bill Nye explains everything about Climate Change

The Science Guy, Bill Nye, explains what causes climate change, how it affects Earth, why we need to act promptly to mitigate its effects, and how each of us can contribute to a solution.   Watch the video…

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By |Dec 3, 2015|Categories: Natural phenomena|Tags: , |