NASA Satellites Reveal Major Shifts in Global Freshwater

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A study was published last Wednesday in Nature by NASA. This is an analysis of freshwater that reveals that Earth’s wet land areas are getting wetter and dry areas are getting drier. Why? It is due to a variety of factors. This includes … human water management climate change natural cycles. Here is a time-lapse … Read moreNASA Satellites Reveal Major Shifts in Global Freshwater

When did life first appear on earth?

We know that Earth is 4.54 ± 0.05 billion years old. There are no rocks from Earth that old because the process of plate tectonics has recycled anything of that era, so the estimate for this age is based upon the probable age of the Solar System. Basically the assumption is that all the solid bodies in the … Read moreWhen did life first appear on earth?

The centre of the Earth is younger than the surface

It sounds weird, and quite bizarre, but the core of our planet is younger than the surface. We know that planet earth is only 6,000 years old because the Bible says …. … nah, just kidding, we actually know that it is 4.54 × 109 years ± 1%. How do we know how old the earth actually … Read moreThe centre of the Earth is younger than the surface

Saudi Cleric claims that sun revolves around the earth – #cleric_rejects_rotation_of_Earth

Yesterday, when I posted some of the rather strange claims being made by Pat Robertson on US TV, I had convinced myself that perhaps that was as weird as it gets. Well, it turns out that I was quite wrong about this because a friend shared something even more eccentric. A Saudi cleric has popped up … Read moreSaudi Cleric claims that sun revolves around the earth – #cleric_rejects_rotation_of_Earth

NASA Mars Rover Curiosity Sees ‘Evening Star’ Earth

Now this might not look like much, but that is a picture taken on MARS and in the sky is everything we have ever known or loved in one tiny blue dot (hat tip to Carl for that thought) … Hey, I can’t see it, can you zoom in? Sure, here you go, and guess … Read moreNASA Mars Rover Curiosity Sees ‘Evening Star’ Earth