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An 82-Foot Asteroid will swing by Earth tomorrow morning

An 82-Foot Asteroid will swing by Earth tomorrow morning

The space-rock is predicted to swoop in for its shut strategy to Earth at 3:35 a.m. ET on September 29.

Drilling million-year-old ice to unlock our climate future

Million-year-old ice buried deep in Antarctica could hold essential data about the planet's past and help future climate predictions.
Understanding Mars solar conjunction

Understanding Mars solar conjunction

What's Mars solar conjunction, and why does it matter?
Only 31 light-years away from Earth, the exoplanet GJ 357 d catches light from its host star GJ 357, in this artistic rendering. Credit: Jack Madden/Cornell University

TESS satellite uncovers ‘first nearby super-Earth’

NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) satellite has recently characterized the first nearby super-earth outside of our solar system- located at a distance of...
An artist’s rendition of what a snowball planet might look like. Ice covers the oceans to the equators. Credit: NASA

Frozen Earth-like planets could be warm enough to support life – study

When searching for other planets beyond our solar system that could host human life, astronomers and planetary scientists tend to focus more on those...
The Moon. / Image Credit: Pixabay

New study determined the Moon is much older than previously believed

The moon is a very old soul. Now, the new analysis of lunar rocks brought to Earth by Apollo astronauts determined that the Moon...
Red wine's resveratrol could help Mars explorers stay strong

Red wine’s resveratrol could help Mars explorers stay strong

Red wine's resveratrol substantially preserves muscle mass and strength in rats exposed to the wasting effects of simulated Mars gravity.
Scientists decode DNA secrets of the world's toughest bean

Scientists decode DNA secrets of the world’s toughest bean

Cowpea, also known as black-eyed peas, is a noteworthy crop for worldwide food and nutritional security, particularly in sub‐Saharan Africa, that is flexible to...
Planting 1 billion hectares of forest could help check global warming

Planting 1 billion hectares of forest could help check global warming

The world is getting warmer. Whether the cause is a human activity or natural variability—and the preponderance of evidence says it’s humans—thermometer readings all...

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