Earth & Space

Strongest Evidence Yet For Life On Mars

Posted by on January 20, 2013 in Earth & Space with 0 Comments
Strongest Evidence Yet For Life On Mars

Speaking from his laboratory at the University of Aberdeen, geochemist Prof Parnell said: “We could be so close to discovering if there is, or was, life on Mars.

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Increasing Volcanic Activity?

Written by on January 18, 2013 in Earth & Space with 0 Comments
Increasing Volcanic Activity?

Volcanic activity appears to be increasing. Gaia is releasing trapped and blocked energy in her lower realm. We may want to be more mindful of self-sufficiency and resilience if the logistics of the current system were to come under periods of intense strain and interruption. Growing and storing ones own food would be a wise move for example (explore other…survival tips).

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Biggest Thing In the Known Universe Discovered – Defies Scientific Theory

Posted by on January 13, 2013 in Earth & Space with 0 Comments
Biggest Thing In the Known Universe Discovered – Defies Scientific Theory

A newly-discovered cluster of 73 quasars is the biggest structure in the known universe. It’s so big, current theories say it shouldn’t exist. That’s because current astrophysical models appear to show that the upper size limit for cosmic structures should be no more than 1.2 billion light years.

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At Least One in Six Stars Has an Earth-sized Planet

Posted by on January 12, 2013 in Earth & Space with 0 Comments
At Least One in Six Stars Has an Earth-sized Planet

The quest to determine if planets like Earth are rare or common is taking another stride forward on the journey. Using NASA’s Kepler spacecraft, managed by NASA Ames Research Center, astronomers are beginning to find Earth-sized planets orbiting distant stars. A new analysis of Kepler data shows that about 17 percent of stars have an Earth-sized planet in an orbit closer than Mercury. Since the Milky Way has about 100 billion stars, there are at least 17 billion Earth-sized worlds out there.

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3-Minute Earth and Space Weather News January 12, 2013: NEW ISLAND & Odd Royal Report

Posted by on January 12, 2013 in Earth & Space with 2 Comments
3-Minute Earth and Space Weather News January 12, 2013: NEW ISLAND & Odd Royal Report

3-minute Earth and space weather news for Jan 12, 2013: a new island has appeared of the coast of Germany, hundreds of thousands of dead fish wash ashore on Masonboro Island off Carolina coast, freak storm off the coast of Onslow Australia

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Astronomers Say There Are at Least 17 Billion Earth-Sized Planets in the Milky Way

Posted by on January 8, 2013 in Earth & Space with 0 Comments
Astronomers Say There Are at Least 17 Billion Earth-Sized Planets in the Milky Way

According to research just presented at the 221st meeting of the American Astronomical Society in California, the Milky Way hosts no less than 17 billion planets roughly the size of earth.

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2.1 Billion-Year-Old Martian Rock Discovered in Sahara Desert Contains Ancient Water

Posted by on January 4, 2013 in Earth & Space with 0 Comments
2.1 Billion-Year-Old Martian Rock Discovered in Sahara Desert Contains Ancient Water

A 2.1 billion-year-old Martian rock offers scientists clues to to a period in the planet’s history when its climate finally changed. It is among the oldest known from the planet and matches findings from NASA rovers. The meteorite contains a concentration of water by weight about ten times higher than in any of the other 100 or so known Martian meteorites.

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2-Minute Earth & Space Weather News January 4, 2013

Posted by on January 4, 2013 in Earth & Space with 0 Comments
2-Minute Earth & Space Weather News January 4, 2013

2-minute Earth & space weather news for January 4, 2013:  The capital city of Tehran was shut down due to pollution. No evacuation yet.  This after Iran evacuated the city of Isfahan.  Again, pollution was blamed for the city-wide evacuation.  However, there have been reports that there was an explosion at the Isfahan Nuclear Plant. […]

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The Milky Way Is Home To More Than 100 Billion Alien Planets

Posted by on January 3, 2013 in Earth & Space, Science with 2 Comments
The Milky Way Is Home To More Than 100 Billion Alien Planets

Our Milky Way galaxy is home to at least 100 billion alien planets, and possibly many more, a new study suggests.

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Astronauts Describe The ‘Overview Effect’ That Transformed Their Minds After Seeing Earth From Space

Posted by on January 3, 2013 in Earth & Space with 1 Comment
Astronauts Describe The ‘Overview Effect’ That Transformed Their Minds After Seeing Earth From Space

The “overview effect,” first described by author Frank White in 1987, is the sudden recognition that we live on a planet. The experience transforms a person’s perspective of Earth and mankind’s place upon it, and he or she begins to think of Earth as more of a “shared home” and have a strong feeling of awe.

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