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The Most Amazing Facts About Earth

October 11, 2014 | 1

Earth is the third planet from the Sun and is the largest of the terrestrial planets. Unlike the other planets in the solar system that are named after classic deities the Earth’s name comes from the Anglo-Saxon word erda which means ground or soil. Read More

Earth In 200 Million Years

September 27, 2014 |

Find out about a new supercontinent in the making, called Pangaea Ultima. Previously, there was Ur, then Kenorland, Protopangaea, Nuna, Rodinia, Pannotia, and Pangaea. Read More

Vatican Astronomer: There’s Life Out There

September 23, 2014 |

The new president of the Vatican Observatory Foundation has said that it is only a matter of time before alien life forms are discovered, which will pave the way to questions about God’s relationship to intelligent beings outside our planet. Read More

Did a Meteorite Hit the Capital of Nicaragua?

September 15, 2014 |

A mysterious explosion that rocked Nicaragua on Saturday night, creating a 39ft-wide (12 metre) crater, appears to have been caused by a small meteorite. And authorities in the region believe the meteorite was in fact a shard of rock from the 2014 RC ‘pitbull’ asteroid that soared past Earth over the weekend. Read More

When did Life Begin On Earth?

September 10, 2014 |

Life begun on Earth 60 million years earlier than previously thought, according to a geological survey who discovered the traces of lifeforms in the layers of ancient soils of India. Read More

Stop Worrying About the Future? Scientists Claims We Can See It

September 8, 2014 | 1

Is the flow of time constant, or can events that haven’t occurred yet influence our behavior? A new paper provides scientific proof that humans can see into the future. You probably saw this coming. Can we see into the future? It’s a power claimed by soothsayers, oracles, witches, astrologists, and prophets since time began flowing in the direction science generally accepts it flowing in: Forward. Read More

Newfound Asteroid will Come 10x Closer to Our Planet Than the Moon On Sunday

September 6, 2014 |

Earth is about to have a close encounter with a house-sized asteroid on Sunday (Sept. 7), when a space rock discovered just days ago will zoom by our planet at a range closer than some satellites. Read More

Early Earth had Violent Encounters With Giant Asteroids

July 31, 2014 |

In case you need a reminder that the solar system was a harsh place to grow up, the early Earth looks like it was in the middle of a shooting gallery. Asteroids and comets that repeatedly smashed into the early Earth covered the planet’s surface with molten rock during its earliest days. Read More

Unbelievable Natural Phenomena You Have To See

July 27, 2014 |

Our planet is amazing. Weird and wonderful things happen every day. Meteor showers, fire rainbows, and strange-looking clouds are just some of these awesome things you might be lucky enough to get a glimpse of someday, but the following phenomena top them all. Read More

Archaeologists Discover A Stone Altar With Astronomical Symbols Dating Back 3,500-4,000 Years

July 24, 2014 | 3

The archaeological complex of Licurnique, located four hours from Olmos district in Peru’s northern region of Lambayeque, reveals evidence of an astronomical laboratory from the formative stage. Read More

Amazing Facts About Earth (Infographic)

July 24, 2014 | 1

You’ve lived on Planet Earth all your life, but how much do you really know about the ground underneath your feet? Read More

6 Fantastic Places That Are Hard To Believe Really Exist

July 24, 2014 |

Quick—are you dreaming right now? How do you know? After all, lots of dreams are pretty mundane, and you spend an awful lot of time reading lists, so it could certainly be that this website seeped into your subconscious. Read More

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