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Astronomers spy a nearby, blazing hot super-Earth

Most exoplanets orbiting close to their stars don’t have atmospheres. But Gliese 486b – orbiting a red dwarf star only 24 light-years away – does. It’s close enough to see well. Astronomers will be watching it!

Biden’s War On Energy Is Hurting The World’s Poor

The first thing Aysha picks up when she opens her eyes to the warm glow of the morning sun is not an iPhone, not an alarm clock, not even a glass of water. It’s her collection of large plastic gasoline…

Closest Mars-Pleiades conjunction until 2038

This year – on March 3, 2021 – the red planet Mars and the Pleiades star cluster – also known as the Seven Sisters – stage their closest conjunction on the sky’s dome until February 4, 2038.

Global warming can be stopped – Union of Catholic Asian News

One of the most famous and committed protectors of the natural world and defender of the planet is David Attenborough. He gave a speech online to the members of the UN Security Council on climate change and security in the…

NASA selects 16 futuristic space technology concepts

NASA has selected 16 cool new futuristic space technology concepts for further study. Four of them are from NASA’s own Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), including a railway system on the moon to move cargo.

How much longer will the oxygen-rich atmosphere be sustained on Earth?

(Toho University ) Earth’s modern atmosphere contains copious amounts of molecular oxygen (O2), representing an important remotely detectable sign of life. However, a fundamental question of how much longer the Earth’s oxygen-rich atmosphere will persist into the far future remains uncertain. A new study finds that a highly-oxygenated atmosphere is not a permanent feature even for Earth, which has implications for the search for life beyond the solar system.