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Research finds quakes can systematically trigger other ones on opposite side of Earth

New York, Aug 5 (IBNS): New research shows that a big earthquake can not only cause other quakes, but large ones, and on the opposite side of the Earth.

Saturn and Mars team up to make their closest approaches to Earth in 2018

Washington, July 27 (IBNS): NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has photographed Saturn and Mars near their closest approaches to Earth in June and July 2018.

NASA uses Earth as Laboratory to study distant worlds

New York, June 30 (IBNS): The study of exoplanets -- planets that lie outside our solar system -- could help scientists answer big questions about our place in the universe, and whether life exists beyond Earth.

From low-earth orbit, ‘envoys’ of humanity join UN space forum

New York, June 21 (IBNS): Floating in near zero-gravity, 400 kilometres above the Pacific Ocean and flying at over 28,000 kilometres per hour, the six crew members onboard the International Space Station (ISS) joined the key United Nations forum on outer space affairs via video link on Wednesday, to discuss the importance of working together.

Study suggests water may exist in Earth’s lower mantle

Washington, Mar 18 (BNS): Water on Earth runs deep – very deep. 

Asteroid 2002 AJ129 to fly safely past Earth on Feb 4

Washington, Jan 22 (IBNS): Asteroid 2002 AJ129 will make a close approach to Earth on Feb. 4, 2018 at 1:30 p.m. PST (4:30 p.m. EST / 21:30 UTC).

NASA Science to return to Earth aboard SpaceX Dragon Spacecraft

Washington, Jan 13 (IBNS): SpaceX's Dragon cargo spacecraft is scheduled to splash down in the Pacific Ocean on Saturday, Jan. 13, west of Baja California, with approximately 4,100 pounds of NASA cargo, science and technology demonstration samples from the International Space Station.

Taking on environmental health risks, UN agencies aim to protect 'foundations for life' on Earth

New York, Jan 11 (JEN): Two United Nations agencies are teaming up in a major new initiative taking on the herculean task of combatting environmental health risks, which claim an estimated 12.6 million lives a year.

NASA-funded simulations show how massive collisions delivered metal to early Earth

Washington, Dec 6 (IBNS): Planetary collisions are at the core of our solar system’s formation. Scientists have long believed that after the Moon’s formation, the early Earth experienced a long period of bombardment that diminished about 3.8 billion years ago.

The changing colors of our living planet

Washington, Nov 18 (IBNS): NASA satellites can see our living Earth breathe.

New study sheds light on how earliest forms of life evolved on Earth

Sydney, Nov 12 (IBNS): A new study led by ANU has shed light on how the earliest forms of life evolved on Earth about four billion years ago.

NASA pinpoints cause of Earth’s recent record carbon dioxide spike

Washington, Oct 13 (IBNS): A new NASA study provides space-based evidence that Earth’s tropical regions were the cause of the largest annual increases in atmospheric carbon dioxide concentration seen in at least 2,000 years.

Earth-sized planets forty light years away could be habitable

New York, Sept 1 (IBNS): There could be water on multiple Earth-sized planets orbiting the recently discovered TRAPPIST-1 dwarf star - making them potentially habitable - according to an international collaboration of researchers, including the University of Warwick.

Large asteroid to safely pass Earth on Sept 1

Washington, Aug 18 (IBNS): Asteroid Florence, a large near-Earth asteroid, will pass safely by Earth on Sept. 1, 2017, at a distance of about 4.4 million miles, (7.0 million kilometers, or about 18 Earth-Moon distances), said NASA.

Earth likely to warm more than 2 degrees this century, says study

New York, Aug 2 (IBNS): Warming of the planet by 2 degrees Celsius is often seen as a “tipping point” that people should try to avoid by limiting greenhouse gas emissions.