Vancouver-based UrtheCast (pronounced “earthcast”) will launch two cameras into orbit today with the immediate goal of streaming images of the Earth back home in near-real time.
A theory persists that cosmic rays are to blame for warming but a new study finds no evidence for it.
Earth-viewing satellites captured key details of the Chelyabinsk meteor event in Russia. Continue reading →
A team of scientists claims to have found the first-ever definitive evidence of a comet striking Earth.
The ancient impact strike that formed the Chesapeake Bay Crater, as well as other epic space rock impact scars, still affect Earth today.
Earth could continue to host life for at least another 1.75 billion years, as long as some disaster doesn't intervene.
For the first time, smashing ice and other comet-like ingredients together have led to the creation of amino acids in the lab.
When the Cassini spacecraft snapped photos of Earth as it appeared from Saturn in July, many space fans waved back.
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