START A PETITION 25,136,189 members: the world's largest community for good
START A PETITION
x

Science & Tech

The Sixth Extinction Is Here -- And It's Our Fault
Science & Tech  (tags: science, history, life, earth, biodeversity losses, study, environment, interesting, humans, research )

Carrie
- 36 days ago - recode.net
The Earth appears to be in the early stages of the Sixth Extinction, the latest in a series of mass biodiversity losses that have punctuated the history of life on the planet, according to a paper published in Science this week.
Earth's Magnetic Field Is Weakening 10 Times Faster Now
Science & Tech  (tags: magnetic field, Earth, pole flip )

Freya
- 54 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Earth's magnetic field, which protects the planet from huge blasts of deadly solar radiation, has been weakening over the past six months, according to data collected by a European Space Agency (ESA) satellite array called Swarm.
NASA Launches Carbon-Tracking Satellite
Science & Tech  (tags: NASA, satellites, Earth, climate change, carbon dioxide )

Freya
- 61 days ago - news.yahoo.com
NASA on Wednesday launched a satellite designed to track carbon dioxide, a leading greenhouse gas that is responsible for global warming.
Earth's Electromagnetic Field Is Weakening
Science & Tech  (tags: science, research, discovery, Earth, magnetic field, technology, environment, radiation, solar radiation )

Michael
- 72 days ago - iflscience.com
The Earth's magnetic field, which protects us from radiation from space, is getting weaker. We don't yet know why this is, but new evidence confirms it is happening unevenly across the planet with some areas getting more protection.
Found! Hidden Ocean Locked Up Deep in Earth's Mantle
Science & Tech  (tags: Earth, geology, mantle, ringwoodite, minerals, water )

Freya
- 80 days ago - news.msn.com
Deep within the Earth's rocky mantle lies oceans' worth of water locked up in a type of mineral called ringwoodite, new research shows.
Scientists May Have Detected Echoes From A Pre-Collision Earth
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, discovery, research, science, scientists, nasa, technology, moon, Earth )

Michael
- 82 days ago - iflscience.com
Two independent studies presented within just a week of each other have added to the growing body of evidence that the Moon formed from a dramatic collision between primordial Earth and another Mars-sized astronomical body around 4.5 billion years ago.
Moon Rocks Hint at Planet Theia That Once Crashed Into Earth
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, Earth, moon, impact, Theia, Apollo, research, discovery, space, science, scientists )

Michael
- 86 days ago - cbc.ca
Lunar rocks brought back by the Apollo astronauts more than 40 years ago contain evidence of a Mars-sized planet that scientists believe crashed into Earth and created the moon, new research shows.
The Hidden Colours Inside Volcanoes
Science & Tech  (tags: Earth, Colours, Volcanoes, University of Cambridge )

Ray
- 88 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Igneous rocks - formed deep in the Earth's mantle and then spewed out of volcanoes - contain beautiful microscopic crystal structures not visible to the naked eye.
Is It Time We Start Saying the E Word? By Pakalolo
Science & Tech  (tags: extinction, the 6th mass extinction, earth, sea life, dinasaurs, co2, methane, ecosystems, environment )

Nancy
- 93 days ago - dailykos.com
There has been five mass extinctions in our planets history due to either asteroid impacts, climate change caused by volcanism and the shifting of tectonic plates. The sixth mass extinction is being fueled by you and me.
Spark of Life: Metabolism Appears in Lab Without Cells
Science & Tech  (tags: Life, Origins, Metabolism, RNA, Evolution, Earth )

Brian
- 126 days ago - newscientist.com
"Metabolic processes that underpin life on Earth have arisen spontaneously outside of cells. The serendipitous finding that metabolism - the cascade of reactions in all cells that provides them with the raw materials they need to survive - can happen..."
Scientists Use Infrared Emissions as Renewable Energy Source
Science & Tech  (tags: solar energy, thermodynamics, space, science, renewable energy, energy, climate, earth )

Alex
- 179 days ago - dailyfusion.net
Physicists at the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) envision a device that would harvest energy from Earth's infrared emissions into outer space.
Confirmed: Oldest Fragment of Early Earth Is 4.4 Billion Years Old
Science & Tech  (tags: archaeology, discovery, history, interesting, NewTechnology, research, study, earth, evolution, age )

Giana
- 190 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Ever heard this life advice? When solving a big problem seems impossible, break it into smaller steps.
Space Dust Is Filled With Building Blocks for Life
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, Australia, discovery, Earth, extraterrestrial life, meteors, NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, news, panspermia, science, space dust )

Kayleen
- 196 days ago - space.com
Researchers just discovered DNA and amino acids in a space rock that fell over Murchison, Victoria, in Australia. This lends credence to the theory that life on early Earth came from space. Logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
Massive Asteroid Zipped By Earth Monday Night
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, discovery, earth, humans, interesting, nasa, research, science, space, study )

Caree
- 196 days ago - cnn.com
Only in space would 2 million miles be considered a close call. An asteroid with an estimated diameter of three football fields zoomed by Earth late Monday, missing our home by about that distance. It traveled at some 27,000 miles per hour.
Solar Wind Creates Water in Star Dust
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, Earth, life, nasa, news, science, solar wind, Sun, University of Hawaii, world )

Kayleen
- 216 days ago - scientificamerican.com
Solar wind -- the constant flow of charged particles from the Sun -- can form water on interplanetary dust, adding to the primordial soup that gave rise to life on Earth, report researchers. Logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
 

butterfly credits on the news network

  • credits for vetting a newly submitted story
  • credits for vetting any other story
  • credits for leaving a comment
learn more

Popular Tags for: Science & Tech

Most Active Stories Today in Science & Tech tagged with earth

top story finders in Science & Tech

1. Natasha Salgado 60 popular stories

2. AniMae Chi 58 popular stories

3. Ana MESNER 56 popular stories

4. Laura H. 53 popular stories

5. Carole K. 48 popular stories

6. Alexandra G. 46 popular stories

7. Dalia H. 45 popular stories

8. Candy L. 45 popular stories

9. Richard S. 44 popular stories

10. Jason B. 41 popular stories

more top news finders »

What makes a top story finder?
A top finder is someone who submits stories that become popular and are promoted to the front page.

wanted: news analysts

Get Active in the Care2 News Network!

Help ferret out the most noteworthy of the Newly Submitted stories and promote them to the Front Page.

care2 news network tools

News Network Bookmarklet

Submit stories from your browser toolbar with the easy to use Add to Care2 News! bookmarklet.

News Network Syndication

Get this page in RSS. Keep up to date with the Care2 News Network in your favorite RSS reader. Yahoo!, Newsgator, Bloglines, and more!
Find out how to subscribe!

care2 newsletter spotlight

Join over 2 Million Care2 Subscribers! Sign up for our FREE Newsletters, Delivered to your Inbox!