News tagged with space environment

Studying the roots of life

With a space telescope churning out discoveries of new planets, robots exploring Mars and other places, and researchers gaining understanding of extreme environments, the search for the roots of life on Earth ...

dateMar 25, 2011 in Space Exploration
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Catching space weather in the act

Close to the globe, Earth's magnetic field wraps around the planet like a gigantic spherical web, curving in to touch Earth at the poles. But this isn't true as you get further from the planet. As you move ...

dateFeb 17, 2011 in Space Exploration
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Cyborgs needed to save species

As the growing global population continues to increase the burden on the Earth’s natural resources, some historians and scientists think humans should prepare to colonize space. The problem is, we may have ...

dateSep 16, 2010 in Space Exploration
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People out and about make cities secure

Young people who have experienced threats and violence feel more insecure than others in urban public spaces, especially when alone. This is one conclusion from researchers at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden.

dateFeb 09, 2010 in Social Sciences
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