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Some Planets May Be Better for Life Than Earth

Earth is not necessarily the best planet in the universe. Researchers have identified two dozen planets outside our Solar System that may have conditions...

Physicists Explain Why Changes to Earth’s Magnetic Field Are Weaker Over the Pacific

A new study by University of Alberta physicists provides an explanation for why changes to Earth’s magnetic field over time are weaker over the...

New Research Uncovers the Two ‘Faces’ of the Earth

New Curtin University-led research has uncovered how rocks sourced from the Earth’s mantle are linked to the formation and breakup of supercontinents and super...

Heavy Iron Isotopes Leaking From Earth’s Core Discovered

Earth’s molten core may be leaking iron, according to researchers who analyzed how iron behaves inside our planet. The boundary between the liquid iron...

Building Blocks for Life on Earth Arrived Later Than We Thought

Ancient rocks from Greenland have shown that the elements necessary for the evolution of life did not come to Earth until very late in...

The Earth Formed Much Faster Than Previously Thought

The precursor of our planet, the proto-Earth, formed within a time span of approximately 5 million years, shows a new study from the Centre...

As Our Planet Gets Greener, Plants Are Slowing Global Warming

An international team of researchers say that findings reveal a daunting outlook for our changing climate. Chi Chen, a Boston University graduate researcher, and...

Iodine May Slow Ozone Layer Recovery

A new paper quantifying small levels of iodine in Earth’s stratosphere could help explain why some of the planet’s protective ozone layer isn’t healing...

Meteorite Contains Oldest Material on Earth: 7-billion-Year-Old Stardust

Stars have life cycles. They're born when bits of dust and gas floating through space find each other and collapse in on each other...

Earth’s Magnetic Song Recorded for the First Time During a Solar Storm

Data from ESA’s Cluster mission has provided a recording of the eerie "song" that Earth sings when it is hit by a solar storm....

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