Earth Science

Earth Science

Ocean life helps produce clouds, but existing clouds keep new ones at bay

By reflecting sunlight back into space and controlling rainfall, clouds play significant roles in the global climate and accurately predicting them is essential to understanding the effects of ...

Ocean life helps produce clouds, but existing clouds keep new ones at bay

Biden restores protections to Utah land where dinosaurs once roamed

During the Late Cretaceous period -- 100 to 66 million ago years ago, just before the dinosaurs went extinct -- all kinds of dinosaurs and mammals inhabited the area

Biden restores protections to Utah land where dinosaurs once roamed

Birds, mammals evolve faster where land has risen most: Study

The study found that the effect of elevation increase is greater than that of historical climate change, and of present-day elevation and temperature, in driving the formation of new species -- 'or ...

Birds, mammals evolve faster where land has risen most: Study

Cave lion cub found in Siberian permafrost is 28,000 years old

Scientists have said that an astonishingly well-preserved cave lion cub found in Siberia's permafrost lived 28,000 years ago and may even still have traces of its mother's milk in it

Cave lion cub found in Siberian permafrost is 28,000 years old

Sponge structures may be Earth's oldest animal life

Sponges are simple animals with an ancient history. Genetic evidence gathered from modern sponges has shown they likely emerged between 1 billion and 500 million years ago

Sponge structures may be Earth's oldest animal life

China launches new meteorological satellite

Fengyun-3E (FY-3E), was launched by a Long March-4C rocket at 7.28am (Beijing Time) from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center, Xinhua news agency reported

China launches new meteorological satellite

Mars on Earth: Turkish lake may hold clues to ancient life on planet

As NASA's rover Perseverance explores the surface of Mars, scientists hunting for signs of ancient life on the distant planet are using data gathered on a mission much closer to home at a lake in ...

Mars on Earth: Turkish lake may hold clues to ancient life on planet

Chinese spacecraft returns to Earth with Moon rocks

The mission was the first in four decades to collect lunar samples, emulating the feats of the United States and the Soviet Union from the 1960s and 1970s -- and going a few steps further

Researchers work next to Chang'e-5 lunar return capsule carrying moon samples, after it landed in northern China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, on 17 December 2020

New missile gap leaves US scrambling to counter China

China’s powerful military is considered to be a master at concealing its intentions. But there is no secret about how it plans to destroy American aircraft carriers if rivalry becomes war.At ...

New missile gap leaves US scrambling to counter China

NASA spacecraft nears Red Planet

NASA's first robotic lander designed to study the deep interior of a distant world hurtled closer to Mars on course for a planned touchdown on Monday after a six-month voyage through space.Traveling ...

NASA spacecraft nears Red Planet
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