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Large Asteroid Florence Will Safely Pass Earth on September 1, NASA Says

Asteroid Florence, a large near-Earth asteroid, will pass safely by Earth on September 1, 2017, at a distance of about 4.4 million miles, (7.0 million kilometers, or about 18 Earth-Moon distances). Florence is among the largest near-Earth asteroids that are several miles in size;

Astronaut Leonid Kadenyuk: Looking at the Earth from the Cosmos, you think it’s our home, it’s necessary to protect and save it!

In October, the Space and Future International Youth Forum will take place in Kyiv, Ukraine. We have already started introductions of the speakers in an interview with Rick Tumlinson. Today we continue to introduce the speakers: Leonid Kadenyuk, the first

Earth Is On Brink Of Sixth Mass Extinction, Study Shows

An extensive study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences shows that the number of animals that ever coexisted with humans has decreased by 50 percent. A "mass annihilation", so scientists call the consequences of human impact on the species

Stephen Hawking Makes Dire Warning About Climate Change

In an interview with the BBC coinciding with his 75th birthday, Stephen Hawking, the world's renowned scientist, has again predicted a not really good future for humanity. The physicist warns that the Earth may become an extremely hot planet in the

NASA Camera Spots Mysterious Flashes on Earth – Video

The homeward-facing instrument on NOAA’s Deep Space Climate Observatory, or DSCOVR, launched in 2015, caught hundreds of these flashes over the span of a year. As keen observers from outside NASA wrote in, questioning the source of these lights, scientists deciphered the

Solar Storms Can Drain Electrical Charge Above Earth

New research on solar storms finds that they not only can cause regions of excessive electrical charge in the upper atmosphere above Earth's poles, they also can do the exact opposite: cause regions that are nearly depleted of electrically charged particles. The

Study reveals mass extinction event 35 million years ago

This period of intense and rapid climate change occurred at the same time when Australia separated from Antarctica, Joinfo.com reports with reference to Phys.org. Lead researcher ANU PhD student Ian Brennan said the team detected the mass extinction of pygopodoid geckos by

Stephen Hawking warns without a ‘world government’ technology could wipe out humanity

The physicist, who has spoken out about the dangers of artificial intelligence in the past, says a 'world government' could be our only hope, Joinfo.com reports with reference to Mail Online. He says our 'logic and reason' could be the only way

Discovery of world’s oldest fossil suggests there was alien life on Mars

The fossil, which was found in Quebec, Canada, shows life on earth was thriving as far back as 4.2 billion years, hundreds of millions of years earlier than previously thought, Joinfo.com reports with reference to Metro. This makes the prospect of life

Yet more celebrities come out and say they believe the Earth is flat

As Metro reports, NBA star Kyrie Irving said in a podcast, ‘This is not even a conspiracy theory. The Earth is flat… I’m telling you, it’s right in front of our faces. They lie to us.’ Other NBA players came out in