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Carbon Emissions Are Chilling The Atmosphere 90 Km Above Antarctica

While greenhouse gases are warming Earth's surface, they're also causing rapid cooling far above us, at the edge of space.In fact, the upper atmosphere...

Incredible Sahara Dust Plume Sweeping Across The Atlantic Is Largest on...

Dust plumes are a natural phenomenon, part of Earth's nutrient cycle. They occur when high-velocity winds pick up tiny dry particles from the Earth's...

NASA Just Released a Spectacular 10-Year Timelapse of Our Mesmerising Sun

For once, we're going to break with the usual advice and tell you that you very much should stare into the Sun. Specifically, into...

Massive Saharan Dust Cloud Is Moving Across The US Turning Skies...

A hot desert wind is carrying a massive cloud of Saharan dust into the southern United States this week. Dust plumes from the Sahara...

NASA Spacecraft Just Dove 75 Metres Above an Asteroid’s Surface, And...

NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft is getting ready for its big moment. OSIRIS-REx (Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security, Regolith Explorer) is at asteroid Bennu, preparing...

Cleaning Products Can Kill The COVID-19 Virus. Here’s What to Use...

COVID-19 has only been around for a few months, so at this point scientists don't know that much about it. But more is being...

Butterfly Wings Have a Hidden Structure That Rivals Vantablack in Its...

Butterflies have taken the colour black to an entirely new level. The scales that shingle this insect's dark wings are nearly on par with...

Astronomers Have Spotted a New Crater on Mars That’s Like Nothing...

The planet Mars does not bruise easily, but when it does, the result is practically a work of art. A fresh impact crater, spotted...

Here’s Why It’s Such a Huge Deal That Jupiter’s Moon Europa...

Thanks to the far-reaching optics of the Hubble telescope, and some smart visible-light spectral analysis, scientists have detected what looks a lot like sodium...

We’re Starting to Figure Out Why There Are Mysterious Holes in...

The crust of floating ice that forms over Antarctica's Weddell Sea every winter is home to a baffling mystery. Every now and again, a...