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NASA Catches Moon 'Photobombing' Earth for Second Time in One Year - EcoWatch
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, space, earth, moon )

Nelson
- 9 days ago - ecowatch.com
"For the second time in the life of DSCOVR, the moon moved between the spacecraft and Earth," Adam Szabo, DSCOVR project scientist at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, said. "The project recorded this event on July 5 with the same
Did Supernova Explosion Contribute to Earth Mass Extinction?
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, space, siupernova, extinction, Earth )

Nelson
- 11 days ago - space.com
A faraway supernova explosion may have contributed to a minor mass extinction here on Earth 2.59 million years ago, a new study suggests.
The Earth Almost Has A New Moon
Science & Tech  (tags: science, moon, asteroid, Earth, astronomy, discovery, space, NASA, Pan-STARRS 1, 2016 HO3 )

Michael
- 22 days ago - iflscience.com
A small asteroid has been discovered following the Earth around the Sun. This object is too far away to be a new Moon, but it's definitely trapped in a tug-of-war between the gravitational attraction of our planet and the Sun.
Precambrian: Facts About the Beginning of Time
Science & Tech  (tags: earth, Geological time periods )

Nelson
- 39 days ago - livescience.com
Eons of geological time
Chunks of Earth's Mantle Are "Peeling Off"
Science & Tech  (tags: Earth, planet, earthquakes, geology )

Freya
- 72 days ago - yahoo.com
An odd phenomenon may explain why the Southeastern United States has experienced recent earthquakes, even though the region sits snugly in the middle of a tectonic plate and not at the edges, where all the ground-shaking action usually happens.
Mount Brandberg Nature Reserve From the Space Station
Science & Tech  (tags: Expedition 47, NASA, ISS, Namibia, Mount Brandberg, Earth )

Steve
- 91 days ago - nasa.gov
This composite image of the Mount Brandberg Nature Reserve in Namibia, Africa was put together at the Johnson Space Center in Houston from several International Space Station images.
Morning Sunglint Over the Pacific
Science & Tech  (tags: ISS, Expedition 47, NASA, Commander Jeff Williams, Earth, Pacific Ocean )

Steve
- 92 days ago - nasa.gov
This Earth observation composite image from the International Space Station captures morning sunglint and low clouds over the central Pacific Ocean.
Mass Extinction Is Closer Than You Know   video
Science & Tech  (tags: mass extinction, earth, scientists, studies, fossil fuels, dinosaurs, climate change, climate disruption, dangerous direction, 66 million years ago )

Dandelion
- 104 days ago - youtube.com
What we are doing to the Earth has no parallel in 66 million years. Two new scientific papers say that it is happening a lot faster and in a more dangerous direction than scientists were even considering as a worst case scenario just a few years ago.
Could 'Planet X' Cause Comet Catastrophes on Earth?
Science & Tech  (tags: space, astronomy, Earth, mass, extinction, life, science, news, interesting, humans, discovery, climate, environment, history, habitat, nasa, research, safety, scientists, study, technology, world )

Roger
- 111 days ago - space.com
Space.com is asking some very good questions about Planet 9 and 10 yet to be discovered and their potential to cause mass extinctions on Earth every 27 millions years, a very good report and "must read"
Earth Art in Northwestern Australia
Science & Tech  (tags: ISS, Expedition 47, Australia, Astronaut Jeff Williams, Earth, Geology )

Steve
- 115 days ago - nasa.gov
During an International Space Station flyover of Australia, NASA astronaut Jeff Williams captured a colorful image of the coast on March 29, 2016
Greenlands Ice Sheet From 40,000 Feet
Science & Tech  (tags: Oceans Melting Greenland (OMG), NASA, Ice Sheet, Planetary mapping, Earth, Ice, Sea level rise )

Steve
- 115 days ago - nasa.gov
The Oceans Melting Greenland (OMG) field campaign team is flying NASAs G-III aircraft at about 40,000 feet. On a clear day, this altitude also provides a stunning perspective of one of the worlds two great ice sheets (the other is Antarctica)
Space Station Flyover of the Mediterranean
Science & Tech  (tags: Expedition 46, Tim Peake, NASA, ISS, ESA, Earth, Italy, Alps, Mediterranean )

Steve
- 178 days ago - nasa.gov
Beautiful night pass over Italy, Alps and Mediterranean
Life First Emerged on Earth a Lot Earlier Than We Thought
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, Australia, discovery, Earth, interesting, life, news, science, Temple University, Stanford University, UCLA )

Kayleen
- 274 days ago - csmonitor.com
A discovery of carbon from a long-decayed living organism inside volcanic rock indicates that life began on Earth 4.1 billion years ago, when Earth was still in a volcanic stage. Logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
Global Population Predicted To Reach 11 Billion By 2100
Science & Tech  (tags: news, science, Earth, population, overpopulation, research, study )

Michael
- 345 days ago - iflscience.com
Earth needs to find room for a substantial increase in the human population in the next century. A new model indicates that if current growth trends don't change dramatically, there will be around 4 billion extra people knocking around the planet by 2100.
 

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