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Maine Meteorite May Have Burned Up in Atmosphere
Maine Meteorite May Have Burned Up in Atmosphere
Maine Meteorite May Have Burned Up in Atmosphere
The Maine Mineral and Gem Museum in Bethel is offering $20,000 for at 2.2 pounds of the meteor that came across the Maine sky on Tuesday morning. Now, scientists disagree on whether or not a piece of the meteor actually hit earth.
Mars, Earth and Sun Line Up This Weekend
Mars, Earth and Sun Line Up This Weekend
Mars, Earth and Sun Line Up This Weekend
This Sunday morning, May 22, Mars, Earth and the sun will line up perfectly in the sky. This called Mars opposition because Mars and the sun will be on opposite sides of the Earth.
Earth May Run Out of Gold in 20 Years
Earth May Run Out of Gold in 20 Years
Earth May Run Out of Gold in 20 Years
Seems hard to believe because it’s been around for so long, but experts predict the world has about 20 years’ worth of minable gold left. Gold has been the sign of wealth for 4,000 years and this year may be when it sees its peak.
Water On Earth Billions of Years Old
Water On Earth Billions of Years Old
Water On Earth Billions of Years Old
Scientists say, the water we are drinking today, dates to more than 4.5 billion years ago. Water molecules that make up drinking water on Earth are older than the solar system.
Ooho, the Edible Water
Ooho, the Edible Water
Ooho, the Edible Water
With the worry on the planet about the ever increasing number of plastic water bottles, three students in London have designed the ‘edible’ water bottle. It’s called ‘Ooho’ and it’s easy and cheap to make, strong, biodegradable and you can eat it.
The Dark Side of the Moon is Really Turquoise not Black
The Dark Side of the Moon is Really Turquoise not Black
The Dark Side of the Moon is Really Turquoise not Black
According to astronomers, the dark side of the moon is not dark or black as originally thought. They say it’s really turquoise. The astronomers did studies for two years of measurements at Hawaii’s Mauna Loa observatory and used telescopes made to use two color filters and the result: turquoise.
Winter Begins December 21st
Winter Begins December 21st
Winter Begins December 21st
It may seem like winter already but the official start of the winter solstice for the Northern Hemisphere begins Saturday, December 21st and runs until Wednesday, March 19th. Winter begins when the sun reaches its most southerly declination of -23.5 degrees.
Mega Solar Flare has a 1 in 8 Chance of Hitting Earth by 2020
Mega Solar Flare has a 1 in 8 Chance of Hitting Earth by 2020
Mega Solar Flare has a 1 in 8 Chance of Hitting Earth by 2020
According to space physicist Pete Riley, a senior scientist at Predictive Science in San Diego, the Earth has a 12% chance of being hit by a megaflare from the sun in the next 10 years. If something like that would happen in could cause trillions of dollars in damage and take a decade to recover.
The Coldest it’s Ever Been on Earth Recorded in Antarctica
The Coldest it’s Ever Been on Earth Recorded in Antarctica
The Coldest it’s Ever Been on Earth Recorded in Antarctica
A new world record for a cold temperature has been recorded in east Antarctica at -135.8 degrees. Newly analyzed satellite data show the temperature was reached in August of 2010. This year in July it almost reached that same temperature when the reading dipped to -135.3 degrees.
Solar Flare, Near Miss of Earth
Solar Flare, Near Miss of Earth
Solar Flare, Near Miss of Earth
Two weeks ago, the Earth came close a catastrophe from a nuclear flare from the sun. Massive surges of energy or electromagnetic pulses, known as EMP’s, could have knocked out electrical equipment all over the planet.

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