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©Reuters Space's 'Ferrari' set to fall to Earth A science satellite dubbed the "Ferrari of space" for its sleek, finned looks will shortly run out of fuel and fall to Earth after a successful mission, the European Space Agency (ESA) says.
11 ноября 2013
Perseid meteoroids to produce great balls of fire Stargazers will be treated to a spectacular fireball show early next week when Earth hits a belt of comet debris known as the Perseids.
09 августа 2013
Automatic robot. Photo by Alisher Akhmetov© Kazakhstan's robots ready for planting in Vietnam Kazakhstan's landscaper robots developed for the Asia-Pacific Robot Contest ABU Robocon 2013 in Vietnam have been presented.
29 июля 2013
Free source photo Historic greenhouse gas level sparks calls for action The level of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere has surpassed 400 parts per million for the first time in human history.
13 мая 2013
Late 20th century was warmest in 1,400 years Earth was cooling until the end of the 19th century and a hundred years later, the planet's surface was on average warmer than at any time in the previous 1,400 years.
23 апреля 2013
Photo courtesy of withfriendship.com Scientists find active community at Earth's deepest spot Scientists said Sunday they had discovered an unexpectedly large and active community of single-cell organisms living on the Pacific sea floor at the deepest site on Earth.
19 марта 2013
Photo courtesy of ibtimes.com 'Underground Galapagos' excites scientists Diverse underground ecosystems buried deep beneath the Earth's crust may offer clues to the origins of life on Earth, several recent studies have revealed.
18 марта 2013
Asteroid whizzes safely past Earth A closely tracked asteroid, about 150-feet (45-meters) wide, whizzed safely past Earth on Friday, the same day a much smaller, previously undetected meteor hit Russia.
17 февраля 2013
Asteroid to whiz past Earth Friday NASA is keeping close tabs on a sizable asteroid set to whiz past our planet Friday in what the US space agency says is the closest flyby ever predicted for such a large object.
15 февраля 2013
US launches Earth observation satellite The United States launched its latest Earth observation satellite Monday, enhancing an array of orbiting eyes that help with everything from climate change study to urban planning.
12 февраля 2013
©REUTERS/Eloy Alonso Asteroid strike did in the dinosaurs: study Scientists said Thursday they are a step closer to proving the death blow for dinosaurs 66 million years ago was a gigantic comet or asteroid that struck near Mexico.
09 февраля 2013
©REUTERS Near impact: asteroid to narrowly miss Earth Hold on to your hats: an asteroid will zoom within spitting distance of Earth next week, in what NASA said Thursday is the closest flyby ever predicted for an object this large.
08 февраля 2013
Popol Vuh: the Mayan holy book Before the creation of the Earth, there was only silence and darkness, only the sky and the sea until the deities Tepeu and Gucumatz created trees, animals and man -- so says the Mayan holy book.
18 декабря 2012
Photo courtesy of sotvaras.it Apocalypse... but not as we know it The End Of The World As We Know It -- TEOTWAWKI -- is littered with predictions that didn't quite pan out.
13 декабря 2012
Photo courtesy of space.com Sulphur gas boosts theory of Venus volcanoes European scientists said on Monday they had found tantalising clues to back theories that Venus -- Earth's cursed sister -- has active volcanoes.
04 декабря 2012
World Bank fears devastating 4.0 degree warming The World Bank warned Sunday that global temperatures could rise by four degrees this century without immediate action, with potentially devastating consequences for coastal cities and the poor.
20 ноября 2012
World pledges more money to protect biodiversity Efforts to reverse the worrying loss of Earth's dwindling natural resources received a substantial boost on Saturday when a UN conference in India agreed to double biodiversity aid to poor countries.
20 октября 2012
Kristina Gjerde. Photo courtesy of iisd.ca Conference seeks to curb exploitation of high seas Long spared because of their remoteness, the high seas have become an important hunting ground for fish trawlers and oil prospectors, putting at risk many marine species that call these waters home.
17 октября 2012
Japan mini-satellite to flash code from space A palm-sized Japanese satellite in orbit around Earth will flash a Morse code message that will be visible around the world from next month.
05 октября 2012
Author of US fracking study had gas industry ties: watchdog A university study that claimed fracking for gas deep beneath the Earth's surface did not cause water contamination was led by a US professor with financial ties to the gas industry.
29 июля 2012

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