The Perseids Meteor Rain on 11th and 12th August

Annually the Perseids meteor rain allows stargazers to see somewhere between 60 and 70 meteors from hour to hour. So regardless of whether you’re a person who likes astronomy or not, you’re... Read more »

Canadian Researcher Finds Plastic Degrading in the Ocean Is a Source of Greenhouse Gas Emissions

They don’t just pile up on the beach. Plastics end up in the ocean and start slowly degrading and eliminating greenhouse gas emissions. This was the discovery of a team of researchers... Read more »

By 2080 A Lot More People Will Die Because of Severe Heat Waves

A study analyzed how humans will adapt to the hotter temperature, and the results were not pretty. According to the paper led by researchers at the Monash University (published on 1 August... Read more »

Record Temperatures: Fires have Occurred Due to Environmental Changes

The heat waves are changing again the temperature records on the globe. Europe endured its deadliest out of control fire in over a century, and one of about 90 expansive heat in... Read more »

Key Information Discovered in the Radiation Maps of Jupiter’s Moon Europa

In their search for signs of habitability and biosignatures, scientists have drawn up a new more comprehensive map of the radiations bombarding Jupiter’s icy moon Europa and they understand better now where... Read more »

Highly Invasive Plant Threatens Canada

A dangerous plant called wild parsnip has invaded Canada, growing along roads, highways and in the middle of pastures. The plant causes several serious problems: burns, blisters and even blindness in some... Read more »

Geologists Formally Classify The Current Era As A Distinct Age In Time Called The “Late Holocene Meghalayan Age”

After a lot of years of research, the International Commission on Stratigraphy, an organization that’s responsible for standardizing the Geologic Time Scale, has formally classified the past 4,200 years as the “Late... Read more »

Global Warming’s Consequences Are Intensifying And We Can’t Hide From Them, NASA says

Over the past few months, unfortunately, heat records have been broken all over the world. For instance, at the beginning of July, the temperature in Ouargla, Algeria, managed to reach 51.3 C,... Read more »

Creating Fertilizer Out of Thin Air: Sounds Weird, But Researchers Can Do It

Think of plants creating their fertilizer. The need to spread fertilizer on the plants will be gone, and food production will increase. It might seem impossible, but researchers at the Washington University... Read more »

Record Breaking Results As California Hits Greenhouse Gas Emissions Target Years Ahead Of Schedule

While the US left the Paris Climate Accord last year, good things still happen. Despite the controversial views the US administration currently has about green energy, progress is still being made by... Read more »