NASA has just released plans for a new mission called Deep Atmosphere Venus Investigation of Noble gasses, Chemistry, and Imaging (DAVINCI). Details of this daring feat have just been released in a paper by the agency, explaining their plan to descend through Venus’ layered … [Read more...] about NASA’s plan to uncover the secrets of Venus
The strange sounds of Mars have been recorded for the first time
If you’ve ever wondered what Mars sounds like, then NASA’s Perseverance rover has answers for you! The robot landed on the Red Planet in early 2021 where it has been conducting experiments and collecting samples for scientists here on Earth to analyze. We’ve previously … [Read more...] about The strange sounds of Mars have been recorded for the first time
An extinct rock may’ve made life on Earth possible
By delving into our past, we afford ourselves ways to learn about our present and our future. Planetary scientists from Yale University have delved very deeply into our past and discovered perhaps how life was able to form on our planet. Earth’s uninhabitable period In the … [Read more...] about An extinct rock may’ve made life on Earth possible
How spreading rock dust on farmland could remove massive amounts of CO2
Researchers are clear that cutting the fossil fuel burning that releases carbon dioxide is the most important action needed to tackle the climate emergency. But climate scientists also agree that, in addition, massive amounts of CO2 need to be removed from the air to meet the … [Read more...] about How spreading rock dust on farmland could remove massive amounts of CO2
The Amazon fires are disastrous, but not to our oxygen supply. Here’s why.
If you have been following the news about the fires in the Amazon, chances are you have heard the statistic that 20 percent of our oxygen comes from the Amazon Rainforest. Added to this observation, often in the conventional news media, is a panic-inducing statement that the … [Read more...] about The Amazon fires are disastrous, but not to our oxygen supply. Here’s why.