Our Living Planet from Space
Since the fall of 1997, NASA satellites have continuously and globally observed all plant life at the surface of the land and ocean. Satellites measured land and ocean life from space as early as the ...
How Eratosthenes calculated the Earth's circumference
In the mid-20th century we began launching satellites into space that would help us determine the exact circumference of the Earth: 40,030 km. But over 2000 ...
How Deep Is The Ocean: Incredible Facts 99% Of People Will Never Know
If you have ever wondered how deep is the ocean, you’re gonna love this infographic about the ocean depth and the deepest part of the ocean.
There's A Mysterious Sound Coming From The Caribbean That's So Loud It Can Be Heard From Space
The "Rossby whistle" is many octaves below the range of human hearing. In what sounds like a plot device from a science fiction movie involving sea monsters and aliens, a strange sound is coming out o...
Earth's Magnetic Field Is Collapsing, Scientists Say Our Planet's Poles Are About To Flip
According to scientists, Earth's magnetic field is collapsing and our planet's poles are about to flip which could cause catastrophic events on our planet.
Upside-Down Lightning And Mystery Blue Glimpses Caught On Film
Fantastical light shows go on above thunderclouds, full of little-studied phenomena like upside-down lightning. Now they've been snapped from Earth and the ISS
Earth's Core Is Two-And-A-Half Years Younger Than Its Crust
We have long known that gravity makes the Earth's centre age more slowly than its surface – but the effect is much more pronounced than once thought
Breakthrough Prize Awarded $22 Million In Science Prizes
The Breakthrough Prize and its founders Sergey Brin and Anne Wojcicki, Jack Ma and Cathy Zhang, Yuri and Julia Milner, and Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan, tonight announced the recipients of the 2...
World's Longest Continental Volcano Chain In Australia
Scientists have discovered the world's longest known chain of continental volcanoes, running 2,000 kilometres across Australia, from the Whitsundays in North Queensland to near Melbourne in central Vi...
Lab-Grown Bones? They Could Make Painful Grafts History
Many people don't realize that, after blood, bone is the most widely transplanted human tissue worldwide, resulting in more than 2 million procedures per year at a cost of more than $5 billion. If yo...
Researchers find modern replica of early Earth in Antarctica
Green slime at the bottom of an Antarctica lake is giving off oxygen and has created a modern replica of early Earth -- the first of its kind.
First Global Antineutrino Emission Map Highlights Earth's Energy Budget
The neutrino and its antimatter cousin, the antineutrino, are the tiniest subatomic particles known to science. These particles are byproducts of nuclear reactions within stars (including our sun), su...
Earth science
The Earth is formed by accretion of spatial particulates and large masses and eventually forms an outer crust. Video follows with speculation of early plates...
List of woods
This is a list of woods, in particular those most commonly used in the timber and lumber trade.
List of scientific priority disputes
This is a list of priority disputes in science and science-related fields (such as mathematics).
Breakthrough Prize Awarded $22 Million In Science Prizes
The Breakthrough Prize and its founders Sergey Brin and Anne Wojcicki, Jack Ma and Cathy Zhang, Yuri and Julia Milner, and Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan, tonight announced the recipients of the 2...
Introduction to genetics
Genetics is the study of genes — what they are and how they work. Genes are units inside a cell that control how living organisms inherit features from their ancestors; for example, children usually ...
Introduction to genetics - Wikipedia
The 72 names on the Eiffel Tower
On the Eiffel Tower, seventy-two names of French scientists, engineers, and mathematicians are engraved in recognition of their contributions. Gustave Eiffel chose this "invocation of science" because...
The 72 names on the Eiffel Tower - Wikipedia
Anthropology
Anthropology /ænθrɵˈpɒlədʒi/ is the scientific study of humans, past and present, that draws and builds upon knowledge from the social sciences, life sciences, and humanities.Since the work of Franz B...
List of giant sequoia groves
The following is a list of giant sequoia groves. All naturally occurring groves of giant sequoias are located in moist, unglaciated ridges and valleys of the west slope of the Sierra Nevada range in C...
List of giant sequoia groves - Wikipedia
6S (radiative transfer code)
6SV1 (Second Simulation of a Satellite Signal in the Solar Spectrum, Vector, version 1) is an advanced radiative transfer code designed to simulate the reflection of solar radiation by a coupled atmos...
Index of neuroscience articles
Action potential --Acetylcholine --Acetylcholinesterase --Aging and memory --Albert Einstein's brain --Brain --Central nervous system (CNS) --Dendrite --Dopamine --Glial cell --Human brain --Long-term...
List of Tumps
Tump means a hillock, mound, barrow or tumulus. The Welsh words twmp and Twmpath may be related. Although some may appear similar to glacial drumlins, for the most part they are man-made, e.g. remains...