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 more NASA Satellites Reveal Major Shifts in Global Freshwater
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 more When did life first appear on earth?
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 more The centre of the Earth is younger than the surface
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 more Saudi Cleric claims that sun revolves around the earth – #cleric_rejects_rotation_of_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 more NASA Mars Rover Curiosity Sees ‘Evening Star’ Earth
Now this is cool … really cool, Oh did I forget to tell you … its cool, so I do so hope you have a very large screen handy to view this. If you have not seen it yet, then be prepared for a real trip. OK, before you press “Play”, what exactly will you … Read more Orbiting the Earth – A HD Simulation