Earth

Scientists found one more secret about Uranus

Voyager 2 is a space probe launched by NASA on August 20, 1977, to study the outer planets within the Solar System....

Astronomers investigated a luminous supernova remnant (SNR) W49B

Studying Supernova Remnants is essential to better comprehend their role in the evolution of galaxies, dispersing the heavy elements made in the...

Building blocks for life on Earth arrived much later than we thought

An international team of geologists—drove by the University of Cologne and UNSW researchers—have recently found a clue about the beginning of oceans...

Days on earth were half-hour shorter 70 million years ago

How long was a day on Earth? Or, more specifically, how long did it take for the Earth to turn once on...

Organic molecules discovered on Mars might be consistent with early life on Mars

The recent discovery of various classes of organic matter in martian sediments by the Curiosity rover seems to suggest that indigenous organic...

Earth has acquired a second ‘mini-moon’

On the night of Feb. 15, 2020, astronomers Kacper Wierzchos and Teddy Pruyne at the NASA-funded Catalina Sky Survey in Arizona spotted...

Using superconducting gravimeters to search for compact dark matter objects

Dark matter could be composed of compact dark objects (CDOs). These objects may interact very weakly with ordinary matter and could move...

Our planet formed much faster than previously thought

According to a new study by the Centre for Star and Planet Formation (StarPlan) at the Globe Institute at the University of Copenhagen,...

Scientists discovered a newborn massive planet closer to Earth

The nearest-known ‘baby giant planet’.

Solar system processes play a vital role in controlling Earth’s carbon cycle

Study sheds fresh light on the complicated interplay of factors affecting global climate and the carbon cycle.