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Earth’s space junk problem is getting worse. And there’s an explosive component.

Before humans first started sending objects into Earth orbit, the pocket of space around our planet was clear and clean. But the launch of Sputnik 1 in October of 1957…

Large-scale changes in Earth’s climate may originate in the Pacific

The retreat of North America’s ice sheets in the latter years of the last ice age may have begun with “catastrophic” losses of ice into the North Pacific Ocean along…

Meteoroid Seen And Heard Bouncing Off Earth’s Atmosphere

A comet, an asteroid, a meteorite falls to the ground against a starry sky. Attack of the meteorite. … [+] Meteor Rain. Kameta tail. End of the world. Astranomy. getty…

Sentinels of ocean acidification impacts survived Earth’s last mass extinction — ScienceDaily

Two groups of tiny, delicate marine organisms, sea butterflies and sea angels, were found to be surprisingly resilient — having survived dramatic global climate change and Earth’s most recent mass…

Sentinels of ocean acidification impacts survived Earth’s last mass extinction

Several species of planktonic gastropods, including five sea butterflies (shelled) and two sea angels (naked). Credit: Katja Peijnenburg, Erica Goetze, Deborah Wall-Palmer, Lisette Mekkes. Two groups of tiny, delicate marine…

Without oxygen, Earth’s early microbes relied on arsenic to sustain life

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Much of life on planet Earth today relies on oxygen to exist, but before oxygen was present on our blue planet, lifeforms likely used arsenic instead.…

Uncovering new understanding of Earth’s carbon cycle — ScienceDaily

A new study led by a University of Alberta PhD student — and published in Nature — is examining the Earth’s carbon cycle in new depth, using diamonds as breadcrumbs…

A Giant Leap Towards Defeating Astronomy’s Greatest Enemy: Earth’s Atmosphere

The Giant Magellan Telescope, as it will appear at night upon completion. As humanity works together … [+] to build the newest generation of ground-based optical telescopes, with diameters between…

Venus, once billed as Earth’s twin, is a hothouse (and a tantalizing target in the search for life)

As Earth’s sister planet, Venus has endured a love-hate relationship when it comes to exploration. Now, new results suggest the presence of a signal of potential habitability on Venus, and…

The Enduring Mystery of Earth’s Water

You have to go to extreme lengths to find places on Earth that don’t reveal that they’re part of a water-rich planet. Even the highest and driest deserts, like the…