A lot of things happen on Earth, but there are still some things that just don't ever happen here. But, that doesn't mean that what's impossible here is impossible everywhere else in the universe.
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posted by BSR10 months 3 weeks ago • 481 views • 7:24
According to a new report from the United Nations, our planet is in worse shape than at any other time in human history. The Trump Administration has done everything they can to do nothing about climate... continue reading
posted by newtboy1 year 4 weeks ago • 1,048 views • 3:01
Humans emit roughly 30 to 40 billion tons of the greenhouse gas, carbon dioxide, into the atmosphere each year. If we keep it up, Earth will continue to heat up and ultimately devastate our way of life.
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Should we double down or give up and go our separate ways?
This video will probably not make everybody happy. Probably for completely opposite reasons. Some people want less... continue reading
posted by Aard Vark (oritteropo) 3 years 1 month 3 weeks ago • 444 views • 7:42
Foraminifera – tiny, single-celled marine life forms – build gorgeous houses that record how much ice there is on the planet.
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posted by Aard Vark (oritteropo) 3 years 5 months 4 weeks ago • 485 views • 2:51
Predominately found in South and Central America, the Leafcutter Ant is truly an amazing creature. The complexity of teamwork and organization displayed in their societies is 2nd only to human beings and... continue reading
posted by Mordhaus4 years 1 week ago • 269 views • 8:09
"The deeper you go, the weirder it gets."
YouTube: We know more about some other planets than we do about the deepest corners of Earth's oceans, and the species we've found there are almost alien. Here's... continue reading
posted by PlayhousePals4 years 9 months 1 week ago • 470 views • 3:10
"We named the whole shebang after the sun."
YouTube: In today's Crash Course Astronomy, Phil takes a look at the explosive history of our cosmic backyard. We explore how we went from a giant ball of... continue reading
posted by PlayhousePals5 years 2 months 3 weeks ago • 103 views • 10:17
Our solar systems most visually beautiful planet, Saturn has a wealth of fascinating features. Learn a little bit about its ring system and the new giant ring that has been found. The "glory" of Saturn's... continue reading
posted by reiwan1 decade 4 months ago • 1,502 views
One of the more interesting planets in our solar system, mainly due to it's unique orbit. Find out how Uranus was almost named George and how it received its current name, why it is blue, and other bits... continue reading
posted by reiwan1 decade 4 months ago • 1,043 views
Find out some interesting bits of info about the largest planet in our solar system. Including how Jupiter was used to calculate the speed of light, different facts about Io, Europa, Ganymede and Callisto,... continue reading
posted by reiwan1 decade 4 months ago • 1,067 views
The Earth's radius is often quoted when describing the size of exoplanets, such as those recently discovered by the Kepler telescope. Why? and other interesting bits about the discovery of planets outside... continue reading
posted by reiwan1 decade 4 months 4 weeks ago • 1,051 views