Thursday, July 7, 2022

Earth

Earth’s interior has life that is just as productive as some ocean waters

Microbes in pitch-dark aquifers as important primary producers.

Searching non-Earth like environment for extraterrestrial life

As we know, the emergence of life requires three building blocks: an energy source, access to nutrition, and the presence of liquid water. Apart from...

Understanding changes in Earth’s outer core with the help of seismic waves

The composition of the bulk, the outer core of the Earth, is not pure iron but has a density deficit of about 5–10%, indicating...

How the Earth’s continents were assembled?

Updating our understanding of Earth’s architecture.

Earth’s inner core oscillates, study

The Earth moves far under our feet.

Earth’s magnetic poles are not likely to flip

Scientists mapped changes in the Earth’s magnetic field over the past 9,000 years.

A completely new type of magnetic wave discovered deep down

There are also other, more elusive, dynamic processes happening deep down below our feet.

4-billion-year-old crystals offer clues to when plate tectonics began

The study offers hints about how the planet became habitable.

Water on the Moon may have come from Earth’s atmosphere

An additional way to explain how water accumulates on the moon.

Solar power is better than Nuclear power for Martian settlements

A new perspective on Mars colonization

Asteroids can hold life generating molecules

Researchers successfully identified all five nucleobases of DNA and RNA in meteorites

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