Tuesday, September 27, 2022
One of Antarctica's most important glaciers is holding on "by its fingernails" as warming temperatures around the globe threaten to cause further deterioration, which could then destabilize the glaciers in the entire region. The Thwaites glacier, located in the Amundsen Sea in...
You can find evidence of a changing climate everywhere on Earth. But nowhere are the changes more dramatic than in the Arctic. Our world’s northern polar region is warming twice as fast as the global average. And the consequences are...
The popular Craiyon AI, formerly DALL-E mini AI image generator, designed some barren landscapes and scorched plains when prompted to predict the end of humans.The AI has been trained to create its masterpieces using unfiltered data from the internet.It can then...
But little do many people realize, there's an even bigger menace right here on the ground already.And it's far more likely to happen than an asteroid hitting Earth.This forgotten threat is none other than volcanoes, which experts say is...
The key element of NASA’s Planetary Defense effort is the Near-Earth Object (NEO) Observations Program, which is composed of projects to find, track, and characterize NEOs. To do so, they need a clear sky and telescopes.One of those, the...
Researchers from a variety of universities and disciplines used advanced modeling techniques to project the intensity and death toll of a nuclear winter.Diplomacy experts around the globe have raised the alarm that the world is dangerously close to a...
The global extinction crisis underway may be more intense than previously thought as humans continue to tear up land, overuse certain resources and heat up the planet, new research led by the University of Minnesota indicates. Nearly one in three...
Earth could be peppered with deadly wayward comets in just over a million years' time when a wandering star enters the outer reaches of the Solar System.Popular culture is full of cosmic doomsday scenarios, many of which involve scientists...
Antarctica's so-called Doomsday Glacier is losing ice at its fastest rate in 5,500 years, raising concerns about the ice sheet's future and the possibility of catastrophic sea level rise caused by the frozen continent's melting ice.The finding comes from...
The Anthropocene is the name scientists proposed to give to the present epoch in Earth’s history, one that is driven by human impacts like climate change. In their study, theoretical physicist Professor Orfeu Bertolami of the University of Porto...

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