Earth's Atmosphere

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First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 54 mins ago - 1 reports

GAIA is "Go" for Science After a few Minor Hiccups

Want to stay on top of all the space news? Follow @universetoday on TwitterIn astronomy we throw around the term “light-year” seemingly as fast as light itself travels. And yet actually measuring this distance is incredibly tricky. A star’s parallax — ... [Published Universe Today - 16 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Workwear: The Future Envisioned

Hosted by Italian design institution La Triennale di Milano, the Workwear exhibition invited designers to conceptualise the uniforms and workwear of the future. The results range from the utilitarian to the fantastical.Italian artist, architect and curator ... [Published Stylus - 4 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Perseids Meteor Shower of 2014 Ready to Kick off

The Perseids meteor shower of 2014 is ready to kick off. This is an annual event which provides a wonderful meteor shower that arrives in early August in the Northern Hemisphere. Many individuals feel this meteor display is the greatest one of the entire ... [Published The Guardian Express - 11 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Perseids Meteor Shower 2014 Peak: Shower Kicks Off With Fireballs; Where to Look in US, UK, Australia

The 2014 Perseids Meteor Shower has kicked off with the detection of fireballs over the weekend.The bright meteors signal the beginning of the shower.Spaceweather.com said that the activity of at least five Perseid fireballs detected by NASA cameras is ... [Published Epoch Times - 16 hours ago]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Once you know what plankton can do, you’ll understand why fertilising the ocean with iron is not such a crazy idea

David Biello in Aeon: Call me Victor,’ says the mustachioed scientist as he picks me up from the airport on a brisk, fall afternoon in Germany. Victor Smetacek is an esteemed marine biologist, but he’s decided to spend his golden years on an ambitious ... [Published 3quarksdaily - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Dark Skies Make Delta Aquarids Sparkle

After a lull of a few months, meteor madness is set to descend once again, starting with the Delta Aquarids, which peak before dawn on Tuesday July 29.They are best viewed starting at about 2 a.m. Daylight Saving Time, until dawn arrives. The farther ... [Published Indian Country Today Media Network - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Geckos’ sexual odyssey saved

Source: Supplied Source: Supplied IT was always supposed to be a wild ride, but when Russia lost contact with a satellite containing a pack of randy geckos — things threatened to heat up a little too much. Russia lost contact with the science experiment ... [Published NEWS.com.au - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 3 reports

9RAW: Earth escapes ‘solar storm catastrophe’

: NASA analysts say that a 2012 solar storm that missed Earth’s atmosphere by only a week would have caused disaster on a monumental scale – a claim rubbished by an Australian expert. ... [Published My Zoo - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

NASA scientists to find alien life within the next 20 years

(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - NASA’s top scientists have said that they expect to find alien life within the next 20 years. NASA is fairly confident that the discovery of extraterrestrials will probably be outside our Solar System rather than within it. But ... [Published Lankapuvath - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

How a solar storm two years ago nearly caused a catastrophe on Earth

How a solar storm two years ago nearly caused a catastrophe on Earth :"On July 23, 2012, the sun unleashed two massive clouds of plasma that barely missed a catastrophic encounter with the Earth’s atmosphere. These plasma clouds, known as coronal ... [Published MuskegonPundit - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

How a solar storm two years ago nearly caused a catastrophe on Earth

, the sun unleashed two massive clouds of plasma that barely missed a catastrophic encounter with the Earth’s atmosphere.  These plasma clouds, known as coronal mass ejections (CMEs), comprised a solar storm thought to be the most powerful in at least 150 ... [Published PrisonPlanet - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

The ‘World’s Highest Press Release’, Sent Into Earth’s Atmosphere

To announce its office relocation, UK-based PR agency Houston decided to create the “world’s highest press release”.Using a hot air balloon , the agency attached a laminated press release and sent it into the earth’s atmosphere—27 miles up in the air ... [Published TAXI - Jul 24 2014]

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"If it had hit, we would still be picking up the pieces" Daniel Baker of the University of Colorado recently told NASA’s ScienceScience News
How a solar storm two years ago nearly caused a catastrophe on Earth : "On July 23, 2012, the sun unleashed two massive clouds of plasma that barely missed a catastrophic encounter with the EarthEarth s atmosphere. These plasma clouds, known as coronal mass ejections (CMEs), comprised a solar storm thought to be the most powerful in at least 150 years. “If it had hit, we would still be picking up the pieces,” physicist Daniel Baker of the University of Colorado tells NASA."
...Alabama, on November 21 1933 and took a degree at Auburn University, Alabama, where, when Chemistry proved to be something of a disaster — "I was always blowing up things and catching things afire" he recalled — he switched to Physics...
"Sun tanning booths almost certainly increase the risk of skin cancer and melanoma, particularly in young people whose skin structures are still developing. That's why it's so important that a growing number of states have placed much needed restrictions on artificial tanning by minors" he said

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Europe’s ATV on final ISS mission [Published EuroNews - 2 hours ago]
Workwear: The Future Envisioned [Published Stylus - 4 hours ago]
Ariane 5 Launches Final ATV Mission to Station [Published Space News - 8 hours ago]
Alien Planet Pollution Might Help Scientists in... [Published The Guardian Express - 9 hours ago]
Perseids Meteor Shower of 2014 Ready to Kick off [Published The Guardian Express - 11 hours ago]
Senator Denies Climate Change On Senate Floor A... [Published Think Progress - 15 hours ago]
Perseids Meteor Shower 2014 Peak: Shower Kicks ... [Published Epoch Times - 16 hours ago]
GAIA is "Go" for Science After a few Minor Hiccups [Published Universe Today - 16 hours ago]
X-ray Glow: Evidence of a Local Hot Bubble Carv... [Published Universe Today - 20 hours ago]
Exploring the Scientific Applications of Therma... [Published Labmate Online - 23 hours ago]
A Clearer View of Hazy Skies [Published NASA - Jul 29 2014]
Flames in space promise better engines on Earth [Published Engineer Online - Jul 29 2014]
Rocket Lab wants to make space commercially via... [Published Computerworld New Zealand - Jul 29 2014]
NASA-funded X-ray instrument settles interstell... [Published Astronomy Magazine - Jul 29 2014]
When a species poisons an entire planet [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - Jul 29 2014]
The Moon Could Be Littered With Fossils From Earth [Published Popular Science - New Technology, Science News, ... - Jul 28 2014]
NASA-funded X-ray Instrument Settles Interstell... [Published Space Fellowship - Jul 28 2014]
54 Canadians Still In Contention For One-Way Tr... [Published ECanadaNow - Jul 28 2014]
NASA Field Campaign Aircraft On Island [Published Bernews - Jul 28 2014]
A primer on global warming [Published Troy Media - Jul 28 2014]
Technological glass ceilings [Published Kelowna Daily Courier - Jul 28 2014]
Poisoned Planet [Published Slate Magazine - Jul 28 2014]
Natural Gas isn’t the Global Warming Solution: ... [Published Informed Comment - Jul 28 2014]
Once you know what plankton can do, you’ll unde... [Published 3quarksdaily - Jul 27 2014]
Dark Skies Make Delta Aquarids Sparkle [Published Indian Country Today Media Network - Jul 27 2014]
To infinity and beyond: quest for resources ent... [Published Abu Dhabi National - Jul 27 2014]
Geckos’ sexual odyssey saved [Published NEWS.com.au - Jul 27 2014]
Deleted Comments Of The Day: You Guys Aren’t Fu... [Published Wonkette - Jul 26 2014]
9RAW: Earth escapes ‘solar storm catastrophe’ [Published My Zoo - Jul 26 2014]
NASA scientists to find alien life within the n... [Published Lankapuvath - Jul 26 2014]
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Senator Denies Climate Change On Senate Floor A... [Published Think Progress - 15 hours ago]
Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) rips into Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-OK) for blocking a resolution that would have acknowledged the reality of climate change. CREDIT: CSPAN Here at ClimateProgress, we spend a lot of time debunking politicians who deny ...
When a species poisons an entire planet [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - Jul 29 2014]
Let me tell you about a catastrophe. I don’t use that word lightly: This event was monumental, an apocalypse that was literally global in scale, and one of the most deadly disasters in Earth’s history. It began about 2.5 billion years ago (though ...
The Moon Could Be Littered With Fossils From Earth [Published Popular Science - New Technology, Science News, ... - Jul 28 2014]
Diatoms.Images a and b are raw diatoms; c and d are fossilized, and e and f are fossilized diatoms that were frozen but not shot.Mark Burchell et al., Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society Since 1996, scientists have debated about whether ...
Natural Gas isn’t the Global Warming Solution: ... [Published Informed Comment - Jul 28 2014]
By Naomi Oreskes via Tomdispatch.com Albert Einstein is rumored to have said that one cannot solve a problem with the same thinking that led to it. Yet this is precisely what we are now trying to do with climate change policy.  The Obama administration, ...
Once you know what plankton can do, you’ll unde... [Published 3quarksdaily - Jul 27 2014]
David Biello in Aeon: Call me Victor,’ says the mustachioed scientist as he picks me up from the airport on a brisk, fall afternoon in Germany. Victor Smetacek is an esteemed marine biologist, but he’s decided to spend his golden years on an ambitious ...
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