Earth

This undated photo provided by the U.S. Geological Survey Astrogeology Science Center shows Apollo 15 astronauts Jim Irwin, left, and Dave Scott driving a prototype of a lunar rover in a volcanic cinder field east of Flagstaff, Ariz.
U.S. Geological Survey Astrogeology Science Center via AP
July 08, 2019 - 12:18 pm
By Felicia Fonseca, Associated Press FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Before Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin knew they would be the first to walk on the moon, they took crash courses in geology at the Grand Canyon and a nearby impact crater that is the most well-preserved on Earth. Northern Arizona has had...
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The most effective way to fight global warming is to plant lots of trees, a study says. A trillion of them, maybe more.
Luca Bruno/AP Photo
July 05, 2019 - 4:52 pm
By Seth Borenstein, AP Science Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — The most effective way to fight global warming is to plant lots of trees, a study says. A trillion of them, maybe more. And there's enough room, Swiss scientists say. Even with existing cities and farmland, there's enough space for new trees...
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The moon is slowly shrinking over time, which is causing wrinkles in its crust and moonquakes, according to photos captured by NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter.
NASA via CNN
May 13, 2019 - 5:13 pm
By Ashley Strickland, CNN (CNN) - - The moon is slowly shrinking over time, which is causing wrinkles in its crust and moonquakes, according to photos captured by NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter. Unlike Earth, the moon doesn't have tectonic plates. Instead, as the moon's interior has cooled...
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FarFarOut
Scott Sheppard/Carnegie Insitute of Science via CNN
February 28, 2019 - 10:38 am
By Ashley Strickland, CNN (CNN) -- Move over, FarOut, and make way for FarFarOut. FarOut was dubbed the most distant known object in our solar system in December. It was the first object found more than 100 times farther than Earth is from the sun. The distance between the Earth and the sun is an...
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January 19, 2019 - 6:33 pm
By Nina Avramova (CNN) - - An international team of scientists has developed a diet it says can improve health while ensuring sustainable food production to reduce further damage to the planet. The "planetary health diet" is based on cutting red meat and sugar consumption in half and upping intake...
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New research from nasa shows Saturn's rings are being pulled apart by the planet's gravity.  Scientists beleive they could disappear in less than 100 million years.
NASA via CNN
December 18, 2018 - 10:56 pm
By: Tara John (CNN) -- Saturn's rings make it one of the most striking planets in the solar system, but scientists believe they could disappear in less than a 100 million years -- which isn't all that long when you consider that the gas giant itself is more than 4 billion years old. New research...
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A view of "Super Earth," which orbits Barnard's Star, nearly seven light-years from Earth.
Villanova University
Mark Abrams
November 17, 2018 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Villanova astronomy and planetary science professor is among an international team of astrophysicists who have discovered a planet known among scientists as a Super Earth. Professor Edward Guinan said the discovery of the planet was made near what is called Barnard'...
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In this Oct. 26, 2015 file photo, fish swim over a patch of bleached coral in Hawaii's Kaneohe Bay off the island of Oahu.
AP Photo/Caleb Jones, File
October 08, 2018 - 7:56 am
By Seth Borenstein, AP Science Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Preventing an extra single degree of heat could make a life-or-death difference in the next few decades for multitudes of people and ecosystems on this fast-warming planet, an international panel of scientists reported Sunday. But they provide...
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Philip Bailey of Earth Wind and Fire performs onstage during the 'Clive Davis: The Soundtrack of Our Lives' Premiere Concert during the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival at Radio City Music Hall on April 19, 2017 in New York City.
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Cherri Gregg
September 01, 2018 - 10:32 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The legendary Earth, Wind & Fire will give a group of young people the opportunity of a lifetime on Sunday with a special performance at the Borgata in Atlantic City. On stage, Phillip Bailey is the lead singer of Earth Wind and Fire. Off stage, the father of...
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