Earth

News and Articles covering Early Earth Core, Earth Magnetic field reversals, Earth Atmosphere, Ozone Layer, Earth’s Iron Sulfur Saltwater Quartz crystals, Planetary Oceans, Aurora, Mantle, Giant Asteroids, Acid Rain

  • The astrobiology community mourns the death of Dick Holland, treasured colleague and forefather of astrobiology.
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  • A new study shows that the formation of most minerals containing mercury could be linked to episodes of supercontinent assembly over the last 3 billion years.
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  • A new study shows that soil plays an important role in controlling the Earth's atmospheric future. The results are shedding new light on how ecosystems respond to rising levels of carbon dioxide.
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  • From the vantage of the International Space Station, astronauts are conducting studies that are providing valuable data about the conditions deep inside Earth.
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  • The ground beneath our feet may have more influence on the air than previously thought. A new study links the oxygenation of Earth's atmosphere to a sudden change in the inner workings of our planet.
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  • A new discovery may help answer the question, is the planet Earth really a giant 'living organism.' The research focuses on interactions between ocean organisms, atmosphere and land.
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  • Uma nova descoberta pode ajudar a responder a questão, será o planeta Terra realmente um “organismo vivo” gigante? A pesquisa foca nas interações entre organismos oceânicos, a atmosfera e terra.
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  • New research shows that Earth's atmosphere flipped between 'organic haze' and a 'haze-free' environment prior to the oxygenation of our planet. The study could help astrobiologists understand how our planet's climate and biosphere evolved over time.
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  • A new study shows that salty soils in Antarctica suck moisture out of the atmosphere. If a similar process occurs on planets like Mars, it could have an impact on their potential habitability.
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  • A new study may help scientists understand the events that brought about Earth's "Little Ice Age."
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