Category: planet earth

School Students Identified Sounds from a Solar Storm in the Earth’s Magnetic Shield

School Students Identified Sounds from a Solar Storm in the Earth’s Magnetic Shield

A researcher of the Queen Mary University of London made some dramatic increments to the speed of the playback of the ultra-low frequencies to make them audible. Earth is under continuous bombardment from charged particles, who travel all the way from the Sun to the atmosphere of our planet. Most of the light seen at…

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The Story of Us

The Story of Us

A new video by Absolute Knowledge is now on! It’s been a long journey until here. Mankind is the result of 13.8 billion years of evolution. This video shows the process of creating, from the big bang, to the future. When we think of 13.8 billion years it may seem an eternity, but in the…

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The QuikSCAT Mission Has Come to its End

The QuikSCAT Mission Has Come to its End

The revolutionary mission which measured speed and direction of winds over global oceans for 10 years has been turned off. The SeaWinds Scatterometer of NASA was an Earth observation satellite which was launched primarily for measuring the speed and direction of surface wind over the ice-free global oceans. The launch of the Quick Scatterometer took…

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African Agricultural Fires will help NASA to Study Smoke-Cloud Interaction

African Agricultural Fires will help NASA to Study Smoke-Cloud Interaction

Scientists found some unexpected new features during an analysis of the African Smoke-Cloud connection. Smoke is an airborne mixture of solid and liquid particles and gases, which is emitted when the combustion of a material takes place. It also carries the quantity of air that is mixed into the mass. The chemical composition of smoke…

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How can we Transform Plastic into Clothes and Why we need this?

How can we Transform Plastic into Clothes and Why we need this?

Textile industry must strive hard to convert plastic into clothes in order to save our environment. The term ‘Clothing’ collectively refers to all the items worn on the body. Clothes are an essential part of our lives as all the human societies have a unanimous consensus on this idea. However, the amount and type of…

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Electric Blue Clouds Captured by the Balloon Mission of NASA are Simply Amazing

Electric Blue Clouds Captured by the Balloon Mission of NASA are Simply Amazing

PMC Turbo Mission is on its way to find some outstanding information about the turbulence in our atmosphere. NASA launched a super pressure, football-stadium sized balloon on 24th April 2017 with the intentions of setting a record for flight duration while carrying a telescope. The balloon took off from an airfield in New Zealand and…

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Scientists believe that Glacial Engineering could help us to Limit Sea-level Rise

Scientists believe that Glacial Engineering could help us to Limit Sea-level Rise

Computer models show that geological engineering could help us to prevent the melting of glaciers. Environmental pollution is probably the most critical challenge humanity faces in today’s technological world. This ever-increasing pollution is leading to some drastic changes, including the melting of glaciers, which are pushing our planet towards its destruction. According to the latest…

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The Levels of Heavy Metal Pollution are Going Down at the Largest Metropolis of the Southern Hemisphere

The Levels of Heavy Metal Pollution are Going Down at the Largest Metropolis of the Southern Hemisphere

Brazilian researchers showed that the environmental pollution in Sao Paulo has gone down in the last 30 years by analyzing the rings and barks of the Tipuana tree. Environmental Pollution is one of the massive challenges that we face in this modern era. Following the disastrous impacts, it can have, global efforts are needed to…

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Why Earth Rotates?

Why Earth Rotates?

The rotation theory of the universe suggests that if the sun shall rise tomorrow, it may just be a fraction late. Since the Earth came into being some 4.6 billion years ago, every day it spins once around its axis just like the rising and setting of the Sun. This will continue to happen till…

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Hothouse Earth is just around the Corner

Hothouse Earth is just around the Corner

The natural mechanisms that keep the Earth cool might reverse their working if we don’t control the increment in temperature on an emergency basis. Climate change due to global warming is making Earth hotter every day and scientists worry that human activity is pushing our planet towards a horrible end at an extremely rapid rate.…

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Volcanic Activity and Declining Ocean Oxygen caused Mass Extinction

Volcanic Activity and Declining Ocean Oxygen caused Mass Extinction

Marine Organisms could go extinct in the coming years if industrial emissions of Carbon Dioxide are not controlled on an emergency basis. Climate change is inflicting disastrous effects on Earth in several ways. One of the most dangerous among them is the rapid increment in the levels of Carbon Dioxide in our atmosphere. As a…

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Tiny Asteroid disintegrated Hours after its Discovery over Southern Africa

Tiny Asteroid disintegrated Hours after its Discovery over Southern Africa

An asteroid called 2018 LA, discovered near Moon’s orbit, was on route to clash with Earth but his flight was cut short by the atmosphere of Earth. Asteroid strikes are always given a lot of importance by the scientific community as they have caused severe destruction in the past including the extinction of Dinosaurs. That…

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Elon Musk thinks we need a Backup Earth

Elon Musk thinks we need a Backup Earth

Humans do need a backup planet as Earth will not stay forever. It is a common information that Elon Musk, the CEO of SpaceX, wants to colonize Mars with humans. He is extremely passionate about that and has clarified the world about his intentions on several occasions. The fact that he sent a Tesla car…

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Human Race has destroyed over 80% of life despite constituting just 0.01%

Human Race has destroyed over 80% of life despite constituting just 0.01%

Humanity has brought death to most of the life on Earth even though other forms of life supersede us massively. Human activity is causing adverse impacts on our surroundings. The depletion of ozone layer is a common example in this regard. Harmful chemicals like Chlorofluorocarbons (CFC) are the major cause behind that and a continuous…

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What is Earth’s Magnetic Field and how is it Manifesting?

What is Earth’s Magnetic Field and how is it Manifesting?

Earth’s Magnetic Field ensures smooth movement of Earth and protects us from foreign threats like cosmic rays and solar wind. The magnetic field of Earth, also known as Surface Magnetic Field, is defined as a magnetic dipole having one pole near the geographic North Pole while the other one resides near the geographic South Pole.…

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Will Apocalypse strike “again”? It is predicted on 23rd April

Will Apocalypse strike “again”? It is predicted on 23rd April

The world will come to an end this year following an apocalypse on Monday. Conspiracy theories about the end of the world are in the air all the time. Despite an extremely poor track record, people continue to predict apocalypse strikes and clashes that will lead to destruction on our planet. The latest addition to…

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Mike Hughes has finally made his jump in a Rocket but end up in a Hospital

Mike Hughes has finally made his jump in a Rocket but end up in a Hospital

The rocket of ‘Mad Scientist’ comes back to land as it smashes hard in the Mojave Desert. The idea that our planet is round came up 2500 years ago. Before that, the general perception was that the Earth is flat. Ancient Greeks based their claim on a simple observation that Moon is spherical. They argued…

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Is the Gravity lower in different parts of the Earth? What is Gravity and how it works?

Is the Gravity lower in different parts of the Earth? What is Gravity and how it works?

Gravity is what holds our world together. There are certain regions in the world where the impact of gravity differs from the rest of the world. Before knowing any more about such places, let’s have a look at what gravity actually is. The scientific definition says that Gravity is the force by which a planet…

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What happens if tomorrow an Asteroid with the size of Los Angeles hits the Earth?

What happens if tomorrow an Asteroid with the size of Los Angeles hits the Earth?

Can an Asteroid as big as LA lead to the Extinction of the Human Race? The world will vanish one day and scientists have many theories about the annihilation of the planet Earth. Astronomers seem to believe that a severe impact on earth may cause its end. Astronomically speaking thousands of asteroids have come in…

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Could life exist If Earth was situated a few meters away from the Sun?

Could life exist If Earth was situated a few meters away from the Sun?

Can there be life if Earth was a few meters away from its Star? Scientists are looking alternate heavenly bodies which might support human life. There are numerous factors that are essential for declaring a place safe for human existence. Some of them are the presence of water, appropriate temperature, solar radiations, and a balanced…

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The Asteroid that killed the Dinosaurs spilled some Water on the Moon

The Asteroid that killed the Dinosaurs spilled some Water on the Moon

Asteroids are a common topic of discussion among scientists around the world, these days. But was an asteroid the reason behind the extinction of dinosaurs? Yes, it is true. Sun was shining bright and everything was going on smoothly when a mountain-sized asteroid smashed into the coastal areas of Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula, 66 million years…

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We have a place on Earth similar to Mars

We have a place on Earth similar to Mars

A place from our Planet is similar to Mars Humans are determined to find signs of life on the Mars. A lot of resources are being spent for fulfillment of this mission. The existence of water on Mars has strengthened the belief of scientists that this is a pretty possible proposition. Another factor that has…

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The Rarest Events that took place on our Planet

The Rarest Events that took place on our Planet

A lot of interesting incidents happen every day in this modern world. Human experimentation has come a long way and the technological revolution played a massive role in that. However, nature continues to prove its supremacy by providing the rarest yet the most beautiful events on Earth. They don’t only amaze you due to the…

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