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Feb 27, 2019
NASA scientists recreate conditions that led to the origin of life on EarthThe study looks at how the building blocks of life can form in hydrothermal vents on the ocean floor.
Feb 06, 2019
Life on Earth may have begun with an ancient, violent collision that made the MoonA rain of meteorites was also crucial to life on Earth, but doesn't make a solid theory on its own.
Feb 04, 2019
Asteroid impacts millions of years ago helped form Earth’s crust, continentsDuring the Hadean eon in Earth's history, the planet was constantly bombarded by asteroids: Study.
Dec 25, 2018
Rumbling Indonesian volcano Anak Krakatoa could trigger more tsunamis: ExpertsThe tsunami that struck Indonesia Saturday seemed to be from partial collapse of the volcano underwater.
Dec 22, 2018
Shimmering super-Earth with ruby, sapphire discovered beyond our solar systemThe exoplanet belongs to a new class of super-Earths with an exotic composition of minerals.
Dec 12, 2018
Earth's climate by year 2150 will compare to the climate 50 million years agoEarth is heading into the unknown over 2-3 generations to come, with dramatic changes expected.
Nov 27, 2018
NASA's InSight lands on Mars: First robot geologist to study Marsquakes, meteorite impacts and what constitutes rocky planetsNASA's InSight lander is packed with instruments to study Mars' interiors for "vitals" and Marsquakes.
Nov 21, 2018
NASA and the InSight spacecraft gear up for a risky landing on Mars next weekInSight's mission to scope out the insides of Mars is designed to last one Martian, two Earth years.
Nov 18, 2018
Exploding stars have made the key ingredient in sand and glass, a study suggestsSilica makes up around 60% of the Earth's crust composition, and a major ingredient in sand.
Nov 09, 2018
The next big Himalayan quakes: Doon Valley, Northwestern ranges stand vulnerableSediment-filled valleys, like Dehradun, are expected to see more damaging future events, quakes.