With shades of Richard Nixon's head opening his speeches with "my fellow Earthicans" on Futurama, the planet now has a new flag we can pledge allegiance to.Read More
A portion of last week's 2012 NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) meeting in Virginia was devoted to talking up solutions to destroying an Earth-bound asteroid mid-flight with a nuclear explosion. That's right, Armageddon style.Read More
In space no-one can hear you scream? Maybe, but you can hear planet Earth sing with the right equipment.
Photographer Knate Myers has created a visually stunning timelapse video of Earth and space with a series of photographs he took from the International Space Station.Read More
Space is massive, we get it. In fact, to us as humans, trying to get even the faintest inclination of the scope and size of our own solar system, let alone the universe or the milky way, is a task inconceivably difficult. To make sense of it all, there's a treasure trove of information, diagrams and visualisations out there that give us a remote idea of how enormous space and its respective planets truly are. But even so, few can match this picturesque effort by Redditor jb2386.Read More
A study conducted by Cornell University astronomers has concluded that Earth must have a second moon, calculated via counting the population of "irregular natural satellites that are temporarily captured by Earth." This has also been backed up by a sighting of one of these 'orbiters' by the Catalina Sky Survey in Arizona.