Armageddon: scientists calculate how stars can nudge comets to strike Earth
The collision of a giant comet with the Earth is one of the most violent and cataclysmic events that could befall our planet. It has happened in the past, but the odds of another such catastrophe have remained uncertain.
Space junk could destroy satellites, hurt economies
The growing amount of fast-moving space debris orbiting the Earth could lead to catastrophic collisions with satellites, hurting economies, researchers warned Wednesday ahead of a summit to coordinate efforts to remove the junk.
Natural Wonders of The World
Despite all the craziness that seems to be going on in the world, from political achievements to man-made disasters. We are privileged to still have phenomenal world wonders (which have perfect scientific explanation) that take our breath away, make us ponder and remind us of all that is truly beautiful in our planet. These wonders…
Scientists closer to solving mystery of Earth's core
Japanese scientists say that silicon is likely the mystery element in the Earth's inner core, claiming progress on solving one of the planet's deepest secrets.
Skygazers gape at extra bright 'supermoon'
Skygazers took to high-rise buildings, observatories and beaches Monday to get a glimpse of the closest "supermoon" to Earth in almost seven decades, and snap dramatic pictures.
Mars may have been more Earth-like than thought
Chemical compounds found in Martian rocks suggest the planet’s atmosphere contained higher levels of life-sustaining oxygen, as well as pools of liquid water.
Asteroid Day and Nigeria’s importance - Part 2
Actually, the question is not whether a Tunguska-type airburst will occur: But rather, when might a more destructive asteroid target Nigeria or elsewhere in the region.
Hell on Earth
The ride to hospital that day was quite eventful. I had seen TK happy, I had seen him sad even angry but I had never seen him scared.
Was life carried to Earth on Comet?
A spacecraft that has been orbiting a distant comet as it races through the solar system has sent back compelling evidence that suggests one of these icy objects brought the seeds of life to Earth.