Earth's days are getting longer but you're not likely to notice any time soon—it would take about 6.7 million years to gain just one minute, according to a study published on Wednesday.
A team of University of Illinois researchers has discovered the existence of hot atomic hydrogen (H) atoms in an upper layer of Earth's atmosphere known as the thermosphere. This finding, which the authors report in Nature ...
Arianespace today launched a Vega rocket on a commercial mission to deliver a Turkish Earth observation satellite into orbit.
A company named Sky Canvas plans to launch a colorful artificial meteor shower barrage via micro-satellite.
Astronomers have obtained observations of the smallest asteroid ever characterized in detail. At 2 meters (6 feet) in diameter, the tiny space rock is small enough to be straddled by a person in a hypothetical space-themed ...
Past variations in the strength of the Earth's magnetic field are reflected by the production of isotopes in the atmosphere. Researchers from the CNRS, Aix Marseille Université and the French Alternative Energies and Atomic ...
The origins of life on Earth are still shrouded in mystery. One compelling possibility is that comets delivered the building blocks for life eons ago.
Pioneering new insights into why high concentrations of some of the most rare and desirable natural elements - vital for the production of vital environmental, digital and security technologies - have been revealed.
Scientists studying the Chicxulub crater have shown how large asteroid impacts deform rocks in a way that may produce habitats for early life.
The moon is putting on a show for sky gazers worldwide.