US Cities Under 12 Feet Of Water: Rising Sea Levels Turn US Into Venetian Waterland — Eventually May 18, 2014 14:51 PM E
Two new studies predict sea levels will rise by as much as 12 feet during the centuries ahead as parts of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet collapse.
Scientists Developing Robotic Arms To Clean Space Debris May 13, 2014 12:41 PM E
A new bionic arm may offer a solution to the growing threat of space debris in near-Earth orbit.
Humans Are Only Partially Responsible For Melting Arctic Ice; The Rest Is Natural May 11, 2014 13:39 PM E
A recent study comparing temperatures since 1979, climate models and actual climate behavior, reveals that humans are only partially responsible for the rapidly melting arctic sea ice.
NASA 'Asteroid Lasso' Mission Finds Few Fans In Congress; Other Funding Gets Boost [VIDEO] May 10, 2014 16:12 PM E
NASA's mission to lasso an asteroid and visit it may be slowed by congressional doubts, even as lawmakers push for swift exploration of Mars and one of Jupiter's moon's.
Melting 'Ice Plug' In East Antarctica Would Uncork Up To 13 Feet Of Global Sea-Level Rise May 06, 2014 15:22 PM E
Scientists for the first time have described an "ice plug" that is holding back an ice sheet in East Antarctica. If that plug melts, the resulting dozen feet of sea-level rise would be unstoppable.
Mars' First Inhabitants May Be Bacteria Stowaways On Interplanetary Spacecraft May 03, 2014 17:06 PM E
A trio of new studies shows that some hardy microbes could survive the vacuum of space and colonize Mars, raising concerns that stowaway Earthlings could be confused with true extraterrestrial life.
South African Vredefort Crater May Have Once Been Filled By A Sea Of Magma May 03, 2014 15:41 PM E
Scientists from Western University in Ontario, Canada realized that rocks previously thought to be terrestrial in nature, are actually the result of a meteor’s impact.
Solar Eclipse: Watch The Moon Blot Out The Sun Over Australia Last Night [VIDEO] Apr 29, 2014 15:13 PM E
A solar eclipse was visible last night in Antarctica. If you happened to miss it, don't worry. It's all on video.
SpaceX Launches Lawsuit Against Air Force Over Rocket Contracts Apr 27, 2014 14:39 PM E
SpaceX is suing the Pentagon in an attempt to gain a defense contract to launch military satellites into space, alleging that the Air Force did not competitively bid its contracts with Boeing and Lockheed Martin.
Best Selfie Ever? Space Station Astronaut Tweets Space Walk Portrait Apr 25, 2014 15:52 PM E
NASA astronaut Rick Mastracchio took a picture of himself during a recent space walk outside the International Space Station, confirming that some selfies are actually worth sharing.
Asteroid Impact More Common Than Most Think, But Is Anyone Doing Anything About It? [VIDEO] Apr 24, 2014 17:57 PM E
A group of retired astronauts is trying to save the world by locating asteroids headed toward Earth. Recently, the Nuclear Test Ban Treaty Organization revealed that a nuclear-bomb-sized meteor explodes in the atmosphere once every six months.
Giant Iceberg Spotted By NASA Satellite In Antarctica Drifting Out To Sea [VIDEO] Apr 24, 2014 13:07 PM E
A massive iceberg that broke off of Antarctica last year is drifting out to sea and could eventually contribute to seal-level rise or interfere with shipping lanes, NASA says.
For Earth Day, NASA's 'Global Selfie' Campaign Seeks To Build Composite Image Of Our Ailing Planet Apr 22, 2014 16:04 PM E
NASA is trying to gather enough selfies through its #GlobalSelfie hashtag to assemble a mosaic image of the planet for Earth Day. They say they'll post the results in May.
NASA Satellite LADEE Crashes Into The Moon Friday As Planned Apr 18, 2014 15:30 PM E
The NASA lunar satellite LADEE ended its mission early Friday morning by crashing into the surface of the moon, as planned. Scientists will now begin sifting through its scientific data to solve riddles about the moon's atmosphere.
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