According to many scientists, we are in the midst of a major mass extinction catastrophe right now. In 2019 a United Nations backed scientific panel concluded that the rate of species extinctions happening right now is already tens to hundreds of times higher than the average over the past ten million years.
In 2018 a team of American astronomers announced the discovery of the most distant solar system body yet discovered.
Different types of human impact such as climate change, land use, pollution and invasive species all interact to influence ecosystems.
Billions of years from now, the sun will expand and engulf the Earth.
There are four different types of solar eclipses.
A microbial geneticist at the University of Maryland has proposed that early life may have tinged the Earth purple.
Astronomers are learning more about the brightening and dimming of stars.
Learn about gravity, stars, and really big lumps.
Why is there life on Earth? Water, a rocky surface, the right amount of distance, and ____________.