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Rise in sea-level slowed by land storing extra water: study

climate action plan     Washington : Climate change has caused Earth’s parched land masses to soak up increasing amounts of water in the last decade, slowing the pace of sea level rise, [...]

February 12th, 2016 | Posted in Highlights,Sci-Tech | Read More »

Organisms from Earth could survive on Mars: study

MarsWashington: Mars could support life in the shape of methanogens, one of the simplest and oldest microorganisms found on Earth, a new study claims. Methanogens, microorganisms in the domain Archaea, [...]

June 3rd, 2015 | Posted in Sci-Tech | Read More »

How Earth got its continents discovered

earthWashington: Scientists have unveiled how continents were formed on Earth over 2.5 billion years ago – and how those processes have continued for the last 70 million years to profoundly [...]

April 1st, 2015 | Posted in Sci-Tech,World | Read More »

It takes 38 minutes to fall through Earth!

Earth1Toronto: It would only take a person 38 minutes to fall all the way through the centre of the Earth, instead of the commonly accepted 42 minutes. The traditional calculation [...]

March 30th, 2015 | Posted in Sci-Tech,World | Read More »

Three International Space Station crew head back to Earth

Alexander Gerst , Maxim SurayevWashington, Nov 10 (AFP) A three-person crew at the International Space Station boarded a Russian Soyuz rocket to begin their trip back to Earth, NASA said. ISS commander, Russia’s Maxim [...]

November 10th, 2014 | Posted in Sci-Tech,World | Read More »

Moon formed after Earth was hit by planet-sized body

Earth MoonScientists have found new evidence to support the theory that Moon was created by a gigantic collision between Earth and a mysterious planet-sized object some 4.5 billion years ago [...]

June 6th, 2014 | Posted in Sci-Tech | Read More »

Mars, not Earth, shakes up some near-Earth asteroids

orbitNot Earth but Mars plays a role in ‘refreshing’ some near-Earth asteroids, causing the space rocks to appear redder than meteorites Washington: Mars, not Earth, plays a role in ‘refreshing’ [...]

November 20th, 2013 | Posted in Sci-Tech | Read More »

Scientists create Martian clouds on Earth

makingmartiaMIT scientists have created Mars-like conditions within a three-story-tall chamber in Germany to form Martian clouds on Earth. Washington: Martian clouds float on Earth! MIT scientists have created Mars-like conditions [...]

October 8th, 2013 | Posted in Sci-Tech | Read More »