Earth

Japan Wants to Build Intercontinental Passenger Spaceships by the Early 2040s

Posted in Business, Science on 5th Jun, 2021
by Alex Muller

A booming space industry is making it easier than ever to get into orbit, but Japan is betting that it could revolutionize terrestrial travel, too. The country’s science ministry has unveiled a plan to develop intercontinental passenger spaceships by the early 2040s.

What Would We Do If an Asteroid Hit Earth? NASA Is Simulating It

Posted in Science on 4th May, 2021
by Alex Muller

'These exercises ultimately help the planetary defense community communicate with each other and with our governments to ensure we are all coordinated should a potential impact threat be identified in the future'

Earth's magnetic field reversals may take much longer than we thought

Posted in Science on 9th Aug, 2019
by Alex Muller

The Earth's magnetic field plays a key role in making our little planet habitable, since without it the surface would be bombarded by radiation from space

Climate change: Global sea level rise could be bigger than expected

Posted in Featured, Science on 23rd May, 2019
by Alex Muller

Scientists believe that global sea levels could rise far more than predicted, due to accelerating melting in Greenland and Antarctica.

NASA unveils bold new plan to protect Earth from asteroids

Posted in Science on 21st Jun, 2018
by Alex Muller

NASA unveiled its plan to protect Earth, outlining five goals, including enhanced detection and improved modelling.