Spaceship Earth

  • The pattern of clouds on Earth is largely determined by the arrangement of the continents below. Now, astronomers are modeling the clouds at different periods in Earth’s past to better understand what alien worlds might look like.
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  • A NASA mission has provided the first view of Earth's 'atmospheric heartbeat' from space.
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  • A NASA mission has provided the first view of Earth's 'atmospheric heartbeat' from space.
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  • New research shows that the bow shock formed by the interactions between the solar wind and Earth's magnetic field is remarkably thin.
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  • New research shows that the bow shock formed by the interactions between the solar wind and Earth's magnetic field is remarkably thin.
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  • Space weather can profoundly affect planet Earth. Solar flares are capable of disrupting satellites and coronal mass ejections might even damage power grids on Earth. But even at their worst, flares and mass ejections from the Sun are not capable of destroying Earth.
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  • Erupções Solares Assassinas Não Destruirão a Terra em 2012
    As condições meteorológicas espaciais podem afetar profundamente o planeta Terra. Erupções solares são capazes de interromper a comunicação com satélites e ejeções de massa coronal podem até danificar redes de energia na Terra. Mas mesmo no seu pior, erupções e ejeções de massa do Sol
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  • Space weather can profoundly affect planet Earth. Solar flares are capable of disrupting satellites and coronal mass ejections might even damage power grids on Earth. But even at their worst, flares and mass ejections from the Sun are not capable of destroying Earth.
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  • A new study is providing information about how radiation from space can damage life on Earth, and shows that a short gamma ray burst would be more significant than a longer gamma ray bust. If one of these bursts of energy occurred nearby, it could
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  • A new report from the National Research Council says that the problem of space debris in orbit around the Earth is getting worse. Hazards posed by abandoned equipment, spent rocket bodies, and other debris is an increasing risk for future space missions.
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