Earth Will Become One Big Supercontinent Again, And It Will Probably Kill Us, Scientists Say

Pangea (or Pangaea), the massive landmass that united all seven continents into a single massive continent during Earth’s prehistoric past, dissolved around 200 million years

Breathtaking Image Shows Our Tiny Planet And Moon From Mars

There’s nothing that puts your life into perspective quite like staring down on our little blue marble from the vast expanse of space. This astounding

This Image of the Total Eclipse Is Being Called “History’s Most Amazing Photo”

In August 2017, more than 200 million Americans witnessed the total solar eclipse, but none had a finer perspective than photographer Jon Carmichael. He spent

Ancient Earth may have been a “water world” with no dry land

According to new research, ancient Earth was a water world with little to no land. And that could have major implications for the origin and

What Are Your Options When you’ve Only Got Hours or Days to Prevent an Asteroid Impact?

Imagine a scenario where we detect an asteroid heading straight for Earth. Imagine that it will arrive in a couple of days, or worse, only

Astronomers Have Found an Earth-Size Planet Practically Next-Door to Us

Our space neighborhood is turning up to be quite a populous planet precinct. Astronomers have found a new exoplanet just a little bit bigger than

A magnetic field reversal 42,000 years ago may have contributed to mass extinctions

A flip-flop of Earth’s magnetic poles between 42,000 and 41,000 years ago briefly but dramatically shrank the magnetic field’s strength — and may have triggered

The Earth moves far under our feet: A new study shows that the inner core oscillates

USC researchers discovered a six-year cycle of super- and sub-rotation in the Earth’s inner core, which contradicts previously held beliefs that it rotates at a

What would Earth look like to alien astronomers?

Kepler-186f, a potentially habitable planet discovered by NASA’s Kepler Space Telescope, is represented in this artist’s concept. NASA Ames/SETI Institute/JPL-Caltech. Humans have known that other