Exoplanet hunters have just made it easier to identify alien Venuses, in the hopes that doing so will lead to the discovery of more alien Earths.
NASA on Wednesday launched a satellite designed to track carbon dioxide, a leading greenhouse gas that is responsible for global warming.
A water flow problem on Tuesday forced the US space agency to postpone the launch of a satellite to track atmospheric carbon dioxide, a leading greenhouse gas.
When Martian layers of ice and dust become dislodged, they can create dramatic block falls that can be spotted from orbit. Continue reading â†’
As winter descends on Mars' southern hemisphere, forming tell-tail frost in the lengthening shadows, the opposite is true in the northern hemisphere -- spring has sprung and the northernmost dunes are beginning to thaw.
When discussing man-made climate change (or anthropogenic global warming), I often drift into unfamiliar (and sometimes disturbing) territory. That territory is what I call The Land of the Afraid, Ignorant and Lost. In this weird alternative dimension there are doomsayers who are convinced the worl...
For years science fiction writers and astronomers have speculated about the feasibility of terraforming other planets. One dream is to make Mars habitatable for humans by warming the planet and therefore building up a wetter and thicker atmosphere. The irony today is that scientists are now talkin...
As a follow-up to the excellent Wonders of the Universe app released by Harper Collins, Fragile Earth brings us from the farthest reaches of the Universe back to our own beautiful blue world.
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