When the long-awaited expedition to find the “edge of the earth” was cancelled due to the pandemic, a couple took it upon themselves to go it alone.
Apparently, if you place a piece of bread on opposing sides of the planet, you’ve made an ‘earth sandwich’. Truly stunning stuff.
Flat Earthers are very upset with pictures posted by astronaut Jessica Meir, which shows the earth in all its round glory.
A new research paper reports that the world may have already crossed a number of climate tipping points, placing us in a state of planetary emergency.
In their ongoing bid to convince the world that the earth is flat, the Flat Earthers are now planning a trip to Antarctica.
Billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates weighed in on the tech and scientific advances he believes will impact the world in 2019 and beyond.
Astronomers have found a frozen exoplanet more than three times the mass of earth, orbiting a star six light-years away.
NASA has released the first ever 8K video from the International Space Station, providing us with a high definition look back at earth.
Pictures of the moon aren’t exactly hard to come by, we’ve even gone for strolls on the thing. A picture of the other side of the moon though? Now that’s pretty special.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has confirmed that 2014 is looking to be the hottest year in recent history…
The massive hole, which spans about 80-metres in diameter, was spotted recently on the Yamal Peninsula in Russia.
Are there really holes in the Earth that lead to underground caverns? Dallas Thompson sure thinks there are, but is he onto something?
Sometimes we all get so wrapped-up in the cacoon of our hum-drum lives that we forget about just how incredible our planet really is. For most of us living amongst the greyness of the average city-scape, we tend to focus on our first-world problems and forget about the sheer magnificence which is the natural beauty of our home.
If at any stage in your life you decided to star gaze, chances are that this spacecraft photographed you. The Cassini spacecraft was in orbit for the first time in nine years and photographed the Earth from 1,4 billion kilometres away.
Asteroid 1998 EQ2 is 2,7 kilometers long and will make its closest pass to Earth soon. The asteroid is set to fly past Earth on 31 May 2013, in what will be the closest encounter for the asteroid to date.
From Russia To South Africa, NASA’s Landsat Data Continuity Mission has taken the world’s longest photogrpah of Earth. The insanely long photograph is made up of smaller images which you can zoom into when you visit Gigapan.
The next version of Google Maps is tailored just for you. Displaying information and recommendations that are specific to your needs. The next verion of Google Maps was previewed on Wednesday in San Fransisco.
It’s earth month everyone, and as a tribute to our pale blue dot, NASA has put together a highlights reel of shots of the earth from space captured over the course of 2012, so we can “understand and sustain our home planet”.
Unites States millionaire, Dennis Tito is looking for a couple to send on a round trip to Mars in 2018. Tito reportedly paid £13 million in 2001 for a ticket to become the first private space tourist. The round trip to Mars will reportedly take 501 days, and project leaders are looking for a couple who have been […]
Asteroid 2012 D14 is set to bypass earth this afternoon. Scientists estimate the asteroid to be half the size of a football field and could experience “violent tremours” due to earth’s gravitational pull. There is even the possibility of the asteroid interrupting telecommunications when it passes. The asteroid will pass 27 680 km away from […]
Very few people are privileged enough to travel the world and even fewer can say they’ve set foot on all seven continents. Thankfully we have been blessed with photographers like Sean F. White, who has not only accomplished both, but chose to record the journey and share it via an amazing time-lapse recording. Click through for a magnificent six-minute trip around the world.
Looks like the iPhone is going to have to update its default lock-screen. A new 64-megapixel, high-definition version of the “Blue Marble” has been taken from the newest Earth observation satellite, Suomi NPP, 824 kilometres above the earth. It’s a stunning photo of the planet, built out of several composite “swaths.”
It’s official – Earth and Mars are similar enough for terrestrial life to be sustained on the red planet. Australian scientists have confirmed that organisms from our planet can survive on a substantial percentage of Mars. This study is said to be the best estimate yet of how habitable Mars is for Earth-dwelling microbes.
For centuries, people have been looking up at the night sky, admiring beautiful constellations and pondering the meaning of things greater than themselves. As beautiful as the view is, this video shows what things look like from the other side, and it’s pretty amazing.
This is it – the footage from SKYNEWS that everyone is talking about – showing the most insane visuals of the tragic March 2011 earthquake in Japan. Starting with a solid wall of water out in the ocean, crashing into land and destroying everything in its path; visuals include entire villages getting flattened, aerial views […]
The Pale Blue Dot Carl Sagan is a deceased astronaut astronomer. And that miniscule blue dot inside the blue circle is Earth. He is one of the few people to have ever existed who could claim to have pondered global events with a truly broad perspective. When you’ve considered the earth from 6,1 billion miles […]