Tagged With Earth

Any aliens living around 1,004 nearby stars should be able to see the signs of life on Earth, a study says


What Elon Musk's 42,000 Starlink satellites could do for — and to — planet Earth


A scientist's quick animation reveals that Earth has two types of day. Humans use the one that's 4 minutes longer.



A new interactive map lets you track where your city or town was located on Earth 750 million years ago


NASA: A fridge-size asteroid is headed toward Earth one day before the November election


A growing dent in Earth's magnetic field could wreak havoc on satellites and the space station, NASA says



Astronauts often describe a powerful 'overview effect' when gazing at Earth. Here's what it is and why it may be essential to space missions.


Earth's magnetic field first formed thanks to a magma ocean, research shows. That means more planets in the universe could have atmospheres than we thought.


A chunk of the Earth's magnetic field is weakening, which could wreak havoc on some satellites


A simple animation by two scientists reveals what Earth's surface is made of — and how we only see 0.5% of the planet


Photos and charts show how the natural world is thriving now that humans are staying indoors


A simple animation by a planetary scientist reveals what would happen without leap years: December would eventually drift into summer



NASA slowly drains the oceans in an incredible animation, revealing hidden underwater mountain ranges and ancient land bridges


Aurora chasers discovered and filmed a new type of aurora that reaches across the sky like fingers. It's called 'the dunes.'


A mysterious crunch in Earth's magnetic field created a new type of aurora borealis. A NASA intern discovered it.


What If: Scenarios that would change life on Earth and humanity



There's a place at the bottom of the Pacific Ocean where hundreds of giant spacecraft go to die


A handful of recent discoveries has transformed our understanding of Earth-like planets in the galaxy. Here's why Earths might be common.


There is no permanent dark side of the moon, and this simple animation by a former NASA scientist explains why


Astronauts on the space station see vibrant desert patterns, roiling storms, and volcanic eruptions. These are the best photos ever taken from the ISS.