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Mars’ small size limited its habitability

Mars was once a wet and habitable world, so what happened to change that? According to a new study from Washington University in St. Louis, Mars’ small size is likely to blame for why it lost most of its water and atmosphere.

The post Mars’ small size limited its habitability first appeared on EarthSky.

Have We Detected Dark Energy? Cambridge Scientists Say It’s a Possibility

Dark energy, the mysterious force that causes the universe to accelerate, may have been responsible for unexpected results from the XENON1T experiment, deep below Italy’s Apennine Mountains. A new study, led by researchers at the University of Cambridge and reported in the journal Physical Review D, suggests that some unexplained results from the XENON1T experiment in Italy […]

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The planet is on a ‘catastrophic’ global warming path, UN report shows – Henry Herald

The planet is careening toward warming of 2.7 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels — far above what scientists say the world should be targeting — according to a report on global emissions targets by the UN Framework Convention on Climate…

Climate change: Animals ‘shape-shifting’ in response to global warming crisis, study says – Sky News

Larger ears, bulkier beaks and longer wings – climate change is causing numerous species to “shape-shift” and adapt to the world’s warming temperatures, a study claims. Sara Ryding, the study author and researcher at Deakin University in Australia, says several…

When Greenland was green: rapid global warming 55 million years ago shows us what the future may hold – Nunatsiaq News

Frozen northeast Greenland seems an unlikely place to gain insight into our ever-warming world. Between 50 million and 60 million years ago, however, the region was a different place. Back then Greenland had a subtropical climate befitting of its name….

Ceres’ icy crust excavated by impacts

Scientists have found evidence that fragments of Ceres’ icy crust are sitting on the surface of the dwarf planet. They were exposed by impacts from asteroids or other rocky debris. For scientists, the finding provides new clues about the interior and evolution of this enigmatic world.

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When Greenland was green: rapid global warming 55 million years ago shows us what the future may hold – The Conversation AU

Frozen northeast Greenland seems an unlikely place to gain insight into our ever-warming world. Between 50 million and 60 million years ago, however, the region was a different place. Back then Greenland had a subtropical climate befitting of its name….

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