This mosaic of image swaths from Cassini's Titan Radar Mapper features a large dark region that has many characteristics in common with lakes, including its channels and interior, yet its differences distinguish it from other similar features. At the top (north), the feature has characteristics...
Weddings in space could be right around the corner, and experts figure the inevitable cosmic consummation will be just around the next corner.
The Japanese firm First Advantage and the U.S.-based private spaceflight firm Rocketplane Global, Inc., announced last week they will host weddings in...
June 26, 2009
Stephen Hawking believes that one of the major factors in the possible scarcity of intelligent life in our galaxy is the high probability of an asteroid or comet colliding with inhabited planets. We have observed, Hawking points out in Life in the Universe, the collision of a...
NASA STUDY FINDS INCREASING SOLAR TREND THAT CAN CHANGE CLIMATE
The solar cycle occurs approximately every 11 years when the sun undergoes a period of increased magnetic and sunspot activity called the "solar maximum," followed by a quiet period called the "solar minimum."
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Bacteria live a million years without air in Antarctic
Friday, April 17/09
A colony of bacteria survives more than one million years without light or air under the ice of the Antarctic. They may become entangled in the ice when the sea where they lived slowly froze. The discovery also...
What should we expect in 2012?
Wednesday, April 8, 2009
Thousands of years ago mankind had achieved a high level of technological development. They understand the laws of nature better than we do. They explored Antarctica and spent the entire world map. They built monuments that we even with...
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Global disaster by eliminating ozone-consuming substances'
Saturday, March 21, 2009
The OZONE by the year 2065 is less bright as we were hoping for. A survey carried out by atmospheric chemists for space organization NASA shows that over two thirds of the ozone layer, part of the atmosphere...
Sea ice at the level of 30 years Friday, February 27, 2009
In the mainstream media, we can almost daily "Gloom and doom" stories about melting ice, rising water and polar bears sad minded. The latest UN report "State of...
Environmental Satellite of 273.4 million dollar crashes Wednesday, February 25, 2009
The satellite was to measure the concentration of greenhouse gas.
HLN update The launch of a Taurus rocket with a U.S. environmental satellite failed. The nose cone was not off the...
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Dec. 16, 2008: NASA's five THEMIS spacecraft have discovered a breach in Earth's magnetic field ten times larger than anything previously thought to exist. Solar wind can flow in through the opening to "load up" the magnetosphere for powerful geomagnetic storms. But the breach itself is not the...