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 organizations for women in science
This is a list of organizations for women in science and, more generally, the "STEM" fields (science, technology, engineering, and math).
(science, technology, engineering, and math)
Atmospheric radiative transfer codes
An Atmospheric radiative transfer model, code or simulator calculates radiative transfer of electromagnetic radiation through a planetary atmosphere, such as the Earth's.
At the core of a radiativ...
Outline of science
The following outline is provided as a topical overview of science:Science – systematic effort of acquiring knowledge—through observation and experimentation coupled with logic and reasoning to find o...
Ecology
Ecology (from Greek: οἶκος, "house"; -λογία, "study of") is the scientific analysis and study of interactions among organisms and their environment, such as the interactions organisms have with ea...
Ecology - Wikipedia
Microbiology
Microbiology (from Greek μῑκρος, mīkros, "small"; βίος, bios, "life"; and -λογία, -logia) is the study of microscopic organisms, either unicellular (single cell), multicellular (cell colony), or acell...
Microbiology - Wikipedia
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...
List of PWR reactors
The following is a list of pressurised water reactors. The list is not complete.
(a complete list of nuclear reactors can be found at list of nuclear reactors. To see those in the United States, ...
List of PWR reactors - Wikipedia
Ethology
Ethology is the scientific and objective study of animal behaviour, usually with a focus on behaviour under natural conditions. Behaviourism is a term that also describes the scientific and objective...
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
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...