Tag Archives: Earth
A solar storm that shook the Earth’s magnetic field on Thursday spared satellite and power systems as it delivered a glancing blow, although it could still intensify until early Friday, space weather experts said.
Responding to public demand, NASA scientists created a companion image to the wildly popular ‘Blue Marble’ released last week (January 25, 2012)
The largest solar storm in almost a decade swept across Earth on Tuesday, affecting air traffic across the North Pole and radio communications, in a harbinger of fiercer outbursts from the Sun predicted for the year ahead, federal experts said.
The cruise to the moon took 3 1/2 months and covered 2 1/2 million miles — far longer than the direct three-day flight by Apollo astronauts.
Lebanese hearts sank Friday on the news that their cavernous treasure, Jeitta Grotto, failed to secure a spot among the new 7 Natural Wonders of the World competition.
When an earthquake hits, up to 8 percent of a city’s population can suffer fatal injuries, a new report suggests.
This powerful image of two vulnerable children living on what seems like the very edge of survival has won Chan Kwok Hung from Hong Kong the title of Environmental Photographer of the Year 2011.
A seven-seat space taxi backed by NASA to ferry astronauts to the International Space Station will make a high-altitude test flight next summer, officials said on Tuesday.