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The climate moonshot: engineering the earth

This is the latest piece in a series on the COP26 climate summit and the danger Asia faces from g...


Astronomers are still looking for the elusive ‘Planet 9’

Astronomer Michael Brown led the campaign that controversially demoted Pluto in 2006 from the nin...


Shock over Earth’s ‘cosmic yo-yo’ as planet TIPS on its side and leaves scientists

DID it really happen, or not? Scientists believe they’ve found evidence to prove that Earth...


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Planet 9 may be closer and easier to find than thought—if it exists

Among the solar system’s more intriguing mysteries is whether a large, icy planet ...


Why It’s So Important to See Earth as Just Another Planet

About 30 years ago, Carl Sagan pointed two different cameras toward the Earth, to ...


The rise of space tourism could affect Earth’s climate in unforeseen ways, scientists

Scientists worry that growing numbers of rocket flights and the rise of space tour...