Earth’s Days Are Mysteriously Getting Longer, Scientists Say

Earth’s Days Are Mysteriously Getting Longer, Scientists Say

Atomic clocks, combined with precise astronomical measurements, have revealed that the length of a day is suddenly getting longer, and scientists don’t know why. This has critical impacts not just on our timekeeping, but also things like GPS and other technologies that govern our modern life. Over the past few decades, Earth’s rotation around its … Read more

Stardust in the recipe for celestial bodies | Life

Stardust in the recipe for celestial bodies |  Life

If you want to make a comet, asteroid, planet, star, or many other bodies, the recipe is the same. There is just one ingredient: the cosmic clouds of gas and dust. The procedure is the same; one just gathers some of the material into a lump. What you end up with is entirely determined by … Read more

Magnetism in Ancient Crystals Reveals When Earth’s Inner Core Emerges

Magnetism in Ancient Crystals Reveals When Earth’s Inner Core Emerges

Researchers have been able to use an analysis of ancient rock crystals – and the magnetism records locked inside them – to trace back the history of Earth’s inner core across hundreds of millions of years. Earth’s core, a dense hot blob of iron and nickel, is actually made up of two layers – the … Read more

Now We Know Why Jupiter Doesn’t Have Big, Glorious Rings Like Saturn

Now We Know Why Jupiter Doesn’t Have Big, Glorious Rings Like Saturn

Given its similarities to its neighbor, Saturn, it seems natural to ask why Jupiter doesn’t also have a magnificent, extensive system of visible rings. Alas, it’s not the reality. While Jupiter does have rings, they’re thin, tenuous, flimsy things of dust, visible only when back-lit by the Sun. According to new research, these discount rings … Read more

Near-Earth Asteroids We’ve Never Seen Before Lurk Hidden in The Glare of The Sun

Near-Earth Asteroids We’ve Never Seen Before Lurk Hidden in The Glare of The Sun

The Sun’s glare is the main reason telescopes tend to look outwards from Earth, away from the center of our Solar System. New research reveals that for telescopic surveys prepared to peer in the other direction, there’s lots to be found. In particular, recent surveys are revealing near-Earth objects or NEOs, including asteroids we’ve never … Read more

A 4-Billion-Year-Old Piece of Earth’s Crust Has Been Identified Beneath Australia

A 4-Billion-Year-Old Piece of Earth’s Crust Has Been Identified Beneath Australia

Scientists can use various clues to figure out what’s under Earth’s surface without actually having to do any digging – including firing super-fine lasers thinner than a human hair at minerals found in beach sand. This technique has been used in a new study that points to a 4-billion-year-old piece of Earth’s crust about the … Read more

Astronomers Just Detected an Asteroid That’s Passing Extremely Close to Earth Today

Astronomers Just Detected an Asteroid That’s Passing Extremely Close to Earth Today

A small asteroid the size of a bus will make an extremely close approach to Earth on Thursday (July 7), passing within just 56,000 miles (90,000 kilometers) – or about 23 percent of the average distance between Earth and the Moon. And just a few days ago, no one knew it was coming The asteroid, … Read more

Core of Earth gives up hidden secrets on explosion of life!

Core of Earth gives up hidden secrets on explosion of life!

Core of earth has several hidden facts that are yet to be discovered. Scientists have recently tried to find out the role of the nucleus in the evolution of life on our planet. Know what they found. Scientists from The United States have recently discovered some intriguing facts about the formation of the core of … Read more

A star died, and in its death throats, killed off its planets, NASA Hubble Space Telescope shows

A star died, and in its death throats, killed off its planets, NASA Hubble Space Telescope shows

A dying star, also known as a white dwarf, killed the planets it was surrounded by! For perspective, think of our Sun and its planets! A dying star has ripped apart an entire planetary system, reveal scientists. Dubbed as G238-44, this white dwarf is disrupting an entire planetary system by consuming the rock-metallic and icy … Read more

Scientists Claim Jupiter Became Big After Eating Small Plane…

Scientists Claim Jupiter Became Big After Eating Small Plane…

(MENAFN- BreezyScroll) A recent study has found out that there is a reason why Jupiter is dubbed the biggest planet in our solar system. Turns out that it achieved this gigantic size (300 times bigger than Earth) by consuming other small planets. Astonishing. Isn’t it? By studying the gravitational data collected by NASA’s Juna space … Read more