Archive for 'Planet Earth'

Saving Coral Reefs: Pulse of the Oceans

Saving Coral Reefs: Pulse of the Oceans

Correspondent Philippe Cousteau explains the impact of climate change on the world’s coral reefs. – CNN [...]

Doomsday Paranoia Prompts the Search for Threats outside of Earth

Doomsday Paranoia Prompts the Search for Threats outside of Earth

December 22, 2012, was a good day for some; this is because the world is still standing and did not come to an end the day before as some doomsday prophecies have theorized. However, while Dec [...]

Discovery Changes Current Views on the Origins of the Solar System

Discovery Changes Current Views on the Origins of the Solar System

The astronomy community is in shock and delight as a new discovery may completely change the current theory about the evolution of our solar system. It is common knowledge that the sun is about 4.6 billion [...]

Super Storm Sandy Made Its Presence Known in the East Coast

Super Storm Sandy Made Its Presence Known in the East Coast

The East Coast lies in shambles after Hurricane Sandy demonstrated exactly why Mother Nature should never be underestimated. Major cities that include Philadelphia, New York and Washington are in disarray with their streets completely overtaken by [...]

House Pets May Provide Health Benefits for Infants

House Pets May Provide Health Benefits for Infants

Dogs have often been touted as a man’s best friend. However, it may be more accurate to say that it is an infant’s best friend. A new study done in Finland suggests that infants who grow [...]

Supermoon Weekend is On

Supermoon Weekend is On

Skywatcher Tim McCord of Entiat, Washington caught this amazing view of the March 19, 2011 full moon – called a supermoon because the moon was at perigee, the closest point to Earth in its orbit – [...]

Green Resolutions for 2012

Green Resolutions for 2012

It’s a new year, which means that it’s time to make some resolutions. Everybody makes resolutions for the new year, but how about some resolutions that aren’t focused on us? 2012 should be the year that [...]

Life on Mars?

Life on Mars?

A new study by NASA finds that if life has ever existed on Mars, it had to have been underground. Ever since clay minerals were initially discovered on Mars in 2005, scientists have thought warm and [...]

Shark Attack in Monterey

Shark Attack in Monterey

A surfer was bitten in the neck last weekend by a shark at a beach near Monterey, California. 27-year-old Eric Tarantino was surfing for only 10 minutes at Marina State Beach before he was attacked on [...]

Floating Japanese Debris Rapidly Approaching Hawaii

Floating Japanese Debris Rapidly Approaching Hawaii

According to reports, some 5 to 20 million tons of debris – fishing boats, furniture, refrigerators –sucked into the Pacific Ocean in the wake of Japan’s earthquake and tsunami that happened on March 11 are currently [...]