Earth

Psalm 19 - Creatures of Habit or Holiness? (PSalt of the Earth)

Earth Science

Strong plates enhance mantle mixing in early Earth

Article |<p>Open | Published: 13 July 2018<p>Roberto Agrusta,<br>• Jeroen van Hunen ORCID: orcid.org/0000-0002-3050-6753 &<br>• Saskia Goes ORCID: …

Geology

2018 July 13 - Star Trails and the Bracewell Radio Sundial

<b>Star Trails and the Bracewell Radio Sundial</b> <b><br>Image Credit & Copyright:</b> Miles Lucas at NRAO<p><b>Explanation:</b> Sundials use the location of a shadow to measure …

Universe

Besselian Elements

Solar Eclipse Search Engine<p><b>Besselian Elements - Partial Solar Eclipse of 2018 July 13</b><p>Eclipse Links<p>Global Eclipse Map: 09548.gif<br>• 5MCSE Plate: 478 (PDF …

Solar Eclipse

NASA Astrobiology Institute

Yosemite Granite Tells New Story About Earth's Geologic History<p>Quartz analysis image. Source: Michael Ackerson / Carnegia Science<p>Granite is a record …

National Parks

Study finds link between river outflow and coastal sea level

Sea levels in coastal areas can be affected by a number of factors: tides, winds, waves, and even barometric pressure all play a role in the ebb and …

Global Warming

Walk Off The Earth Released A Hilarious Vid For Maroon 5's "Girls Like You"

• Instantly replay songs from the radio<br>• Unlimited skips<br>• Listen offline<br>• Create unlimited playlists<br>• Play millions of songs on demand

Music

Have we fundamentally misunderstood our relationship with the Earth? Bruno Latour suspects so, and goes to meet the 98-year old behind the “Gaia” hypothesis

Have we fundamentally misunderstood our relationship with the Earth? Bruno Latour suspects so, and goes to meet the 98-year old behind the “Gaia” …

Philosophy

NASA’s GRACE-FO Satellites Turn On Their Lasers To Find Each Other In Earth’s Orbit

Switched on for the first time, the spacecraft's laser ranging interferometer proved it's in top shape.<p>About three weeks after their launch, the twin …

Space

The Earth's Carrying Capacity Is Not Fixed

In a recent Nature Sustainability paper, a team of scientists concluded that the Earth can sustain, at most, only 7 billion people at subsistence …

Ecology

'It felt like the Earth shook,' resident says after retaining wall falls, crashes on cars

A retaining wall near homes on Connally Street in Atlanta came crashing down on a couple of vehicles Friday evening.

Earth

What are Perihelion and Aphelion?

Earth reaches its annual far point from the Sun, <b>aphelion</b>, on Friday, July 6, 2018. Find a brief explanation of <b>aphelion</b> and <b>perihelion</b>—and better …

Astronomy

To study past climate, scientists have extracted several ice cores from the Greenland Ice Sheet....

To study past climate, scientists have extracted several ice cores from the Greenland Ice Sheet. Scientists drilled through the ice sheet to the …

Climate Change

Save the Earth

Podcastserie bij de theatershow 'Save the Earth' Op 18 mei 2014 overleed Wubbo Ockels. De eerste Nederlander in de ruimte, onderzoeker en een man …

Earth

Climate change is making night-shining clouds more visible

Increased water vapor in Earth's atmosphere due to human activities is making shimmering high-altitude clouds more visible, a new study finds. The …

Climate Change

Psalm 107 - The Steadfast Love of God: How Probleme Lead to Praise (PSalt of the Earth)

Faith

Nautiloid growth rhythms and dynamical evolution of the Earth–Moon system

Article | Published: 19 October 1978<p>Peter G. K. Kahn<br>• & Stephen M. Pompea<p><i>Nature</i> <b>volume 275</b>, pages 606–611 (19 October 1978) | Download …

Google Scholar

Not just another second of time…

If you were under the impression that the Earth’s rotation serves as the basis for measuring hours, minutes and seconds, you are in for a rude shock. …

Earth Science

Evidence for extremely rapid magma ocean crystallization and crust formation on Mars

Letter | Published: 27 June 2018<p>Laura C. Bouvier,<br>• Maria M. Costa,<br>• James N. Connelly,<br>• Ninna K. Jensen,<br>• Daniel Wielandt,<br>• Michael Storey,<br>• Alexander A. …

Google Scholar

Seismically determined elastic parameters for Earth’s outer core

• H. Jeffreys<p>, The rigidity of the Earth’s central core.Mon. Not. R. Astron. Soc. Geophys. 1, 371–383 (1926).<p>F. Birch<p>, Elasticity and constitution of …

Earth Science

Days are getting longer on Earth as moon slowly moves away from the planet

Days on Earth are slowly getting longer as the moon inches away from the planet, according to the findings of a recent study.<p>Geoscientist Stephen …

National Academy of Sciences

Seismologists use massive earthquakes to unlock secrets of the outer core: For whom the Earth tolls: Massive quakes make the planet ring like a bell

For whom the Earth tolls: Massive quakes make the planet ring like a bell<p>By applying new data and Princeton's supercomputers to the classic question …

Princeton University

What is the weight of the Earth’s atmosphere?

<b>Dear Tom,</b> <b><br>What is the weight of the Earth’s atmosphere? I always wonder about this when I hear air pressure reports.</b> <i><br>— Alison Robers, Monee</i><br>Dear …

Sea Level

Ask Tom: How heavy is the Earth's atmosphere?

<i>Dear Tom,</i><p><i>What is the weight of the Earth's atmosphere? I always wonder about this when I hear air pressure reports.</i><p><i>— Alison Robers, Monee</i><p>Dear Alison,<p>The Earth's gravity acts on the atmosphere and holds it down, just as it does all other objects. The weight of the atmosphere is estimated to be about …

Sea Level

THE SUN IS KIND OF A BIG DEAL by Nick Seluk , Nick Seluk

A humorous introduction to our sun and the solar system.<p>Webcomic creator Seluk aquaints readers with the sun (sporting a sly grin and a cool pair of …

Webcomics

Does water naturally go counterclockwise down drains?

<b>Dear Tom,</b> <b><br>Is it true that water circulates counterclockwise in going down a drain, if no other forces are at work?</b> <i><br>— Mallory Shonns, Chicago</i><br>Dear …

Earth Science

Psalm 2 - The Wrong Way: Reality, Results, Remedy (PSalt of the Earth)

Earth

You moved the Earth Celebrating inspiring activism

Earthmovers awards 2018<p>These great campaigners are winners of a Friends of the Earth Earthmovers award.<p>Supported by players of People's Postcode …

Coal Mining

Media Invited to Preview Expedition to Ocean Twilight Zone

Media are invited to Seattle on Thursday, Aug. 9, to preview a seaborne expedition to study microscopic organisms in the dark depths of the sea that …

Carbon Dioxide

China’s first space station will hit the Earth’s atmosphere soon

There's a space station in a decaying orbit. It's going to fall back to Earth. And we don't know where or when it will hit.<p>No, this isn't the plot of …

Space Exploration