Tag: Earth

  • Kilonova Explosions Reveals Threat to life on Earth

    UNITED STATES: Scientists have shed light on the potential dangers of a cosmic phenomenon known as a “kilonova,” and how it could disrupt our planet if it occurred within close proximity. Kilonovae, or violent star collisions, have been identified as rare events, but their catastrophic impact, if they were to occur nearby, has raised concerns…

  • Dinosaur-Killing Asteroid’s Dust Veiled Earth, Eradicating Dinosaurs and Halting Photosynthesis

    MEXICO: In a new study published in the journal Nature Geoscience, scientists have unveiled a long-standing mystery surrounding the mass extinction event that wiped out the dinosaurs from Earth nearly 66 million years ago. Contrary to previous theories, this research suggests that fine dust, generated by the colossal asteroid impact, played a pivotal role in…

  • Asteroid Orbiting Earth Could Be a Chunk of the Moon, Reveals New Study 

    UNITED STATES: In a new study published on October 23, scientists have proposed a remarkable theory: an asteroid orbiting Earth, named Kamo’oalewa, might be a fragment of the Moon. This discovery challenges our understanding of celestial bodies and their origins, shedding light on the fascinating interplay between our planet and its cosmic neighbors. Kamo’oalewa, initially…

  • Cutting-Edge Lunar Camera Passes Rigorous Earth Tests in Preparation for Artemis Mission

    UNITED STATES: In a significant stride towards the upcoming crewed missions to the moon, astronauts have successfully tested a groundbreaking lunar camera designed specifically for the task. Developed jointly by the European Space Agency (ESA) and NASA’s Artemis imagery team, the Handheld Universal Lunar Camera (HULC) underwent rigorous trials in lunar-like terrains on Earth. Constructed…