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March 29, 2019

 

The Dangers Of Methane

Just one glacier can release up to 41 tons of methane from meltwater a day during the summer months.

November 2, 2017

 

A composite image of Cassini before it was retired with Saturn and Titan. Image credits: Cassini Model: Brian Kumanchik, Christian Lopez. NASA/JPL-Caltech. Migrated to Maya & materials updated by Kevin M. Gill

Life On Titan?

Researchers are studying methane as a potential substitute for water as a source for life.

December 6, 2016

 

The Ionian Sea surrounding Zakynthos

The False City of Zakynthos

What appeared to be an ancient city destroyed by tidal waves was something else entirely.

March 2, 2016

 

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Coffee: Global Warming Fighter

Used coffee grounds can be recycled to make air filters that remove methane, a powerful greenhouse gas, from the atmosphere.

January 21, 2016

 

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Why Do Corpses Float?

Bacteria release gasses that build up inside the body, causing it to float.

January 4, 2016

 

Pluto

The Heart of Pluto

After a nine-year expedition, the New Horizon spacecraft finally reached Pluto to see what's at the heart of the exoplanet.

December 14, 2015

 

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To Flush or Not to Flush?

Sewage treatment plants and landfills both release a lot of greenhouse gases in the process of decomposing waste.

February 27, 2015

 

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Arctic Sunlight Can Speed Up the Greenhouse Effect

Global warming has created a feedback loop, wherein Arctic sunlight converts thawing ice into more CO2.

October 18, 2014

 

Natural fires like this one at Yanartas near Çıralı Olympos in Turkey inspire awe and fear.

Earth’s Eternal Flames

One of the world's oldest eternal fires gets demystified.

September 25, 2013

 

Do you believe Mars has water?

A Tale Of Very Old Water

Canadian scientists studying water found deep in an underground mine have determined that the water is at least 1.5 billion years old, and maybe much older.

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