On Distant Planets that Don’t Rotate, Life May Exist Under Skies of Permanent Dawn and Dusk
In a new study, astronomers describe how extraterrestrial life has the potential to exist on distant exoplanets inside a special area called the ‘terminator zone.’ Despite its frightening-sounding name, it’s better thought of as the “ending zone” and can be found on planets that have one side which always faces its star and one side […]
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Was âOumuamua an outgassing interstellar comet?
Researchers have solved the mystery of the strange orbit of ‘Oumuamua. Outgassing from hydrogen gave the interstellar comet its distinctive push.
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This visual shows how climate change will affect generations – The Washington Post
Our children will never experience a childhood as cool as ours. And our childhood wasn’t that cool. That’s one of the stark realities underlined by the latest report from the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). Within that…
ESAâs JUICE mission will explore Jupiterâs icy moons
The JUICE mission is an ESA program that will journey to Jupiter and its icy moons, learning more about the habitability of these worlds.
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From climate change ‘certainty’ to rapid decline: a timeline of IPCC reports
We were warned. From the “certainty” of rising greenhouse gas emissions in 1992 to “widespread” and “unprecedented” impacts on humanity by 2014, the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has been the beacon of climate science for the world….
Extreme weather events led to 8 deaths, destroyed almost 390,000 hectares of cropped area in Jan-Feb 2023
Haryana saw most damage to cropped area; Karnataka saw extreme cold events after a gap of over four decades
Warmer autumn than usual forecast after scorching weekend smashes Australian weather records
Dozens of Australian heat records were smashed over the weekend, as the Bureau of Meteorology forecasts a warmer than average autumn ahead. Miriam Bradbury, a senior meteorologist at the weather bureau, said many locations in New South Wales recorded their…
200-foot asteroid 2023 DZ2 to pass closer than moon
Newly discovered asteroid 2023 DZ2 will safely pass Earth at less than half the distance of the moon on March 25, 2023. Telescope owners, get ready!
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What can we expect from the final UN climate report? And what is the IPCC anyway?
It will explain how greenhouse gas emissions are warming the planet, then delve into the consequences
Intense, Long-Lasting Heatwaves Unfolding At The Bottom Of The Ocean
Heatwaves unfolding on the bottom of the ocean can be more intense and last longer than those on the sea surface, new research suggests, but such extremes in the deep ocean are often overlooked. A team of scientists with the…