Earth news stories
Researchers found rocks in the area 412km west of Cairns were unlike any others in Australia, but similar to those in Canada.
Saturn’s moon Titan may be nearly a billion miles away from Earth, but new research reveals a new way this distant world and our own are eerily similar.
After 10 months of intensive exploration, scientists in Mexico have discovered the world’s largest flooded cave system – and it’s truly an underwater wonderland.
Residents were shaken up on Tuesday night as a bright meteor fireball exploded north of Detroit, registering as a magnitude 2.0 earthquake.
If you glean any politics from this article, take away the moral imperative for our civilization to improve our long-term thinking and invest well in planetary asteroid detection and deflection.
This opens up many possibilities for how organic matter may be passed from one host to another in space.
This is not news to Aboriginal groups, who have reported about Firehawks in oral traditions for millennia.
Their experiments demonstrate that key chemical reactions that support life today could have been carried out with ingredients likely present on the planet four billion years ago.
Psilocybin delivers therapeutic effects to people with depression, and researchers think this is because the drug helps to revive emotional responsiveness in the brain.
Ancient Mauryan engineering has brought water back to Magadh, the grain bowl of Bihar that had turned almost entirely arid because of abortive modern irrigation policies.
Although the value of integrating Indigenous science with Western science has been recognized, we have only begun to scratch the surface of its benefits.
A kilometer-size asteroid slammed into Earth about 800,000 years ago with so much force that it scattered debris across a 10th of our planet’s surface. Yet its impact crater remains undiscovered.
There is no beginning or end, and as such, there is no “New Year”. Instead, both seasons and humans are viewed as components of cycles.
“Everyone was just so warm and friendly,” Downey said of Tahlequah residents. “It was really heartwarming, I’ve got to say; beautiful people down there.”