Slashdot Items Tagged "earth"

Date / Time Story
Sunday March 18, 2018 @04:07PM Once Written Off for Dead, the Aral Sea Is Now Full of Life
Friday March 16, 2018 @11:56PM Can Problems From Climate Change Be Addressed With Science?
Friday March 16, 2018 @10:52PM Researchers Claim They Can Predict Where Lightning Is Likely To Strike
Friday March 16, 2018 @12:01AM Microplastics Found In 93 Percent of Bottled Water Tested In Global Study
Tuesday March 13, 2018 @07:14PM Google's New 'Plus Codes' Are An Open Source, Global Alternative To Street Addresses
Tuesday March 13, 2018 @04:59PM Extreme Winter Weather In the US Linked To a Warming Arctic
Tuesday March 13, 2018 @04:47PM China's Anti-Pollution Initiative Produces Stellar Results
Tuesday March 13, 2018 @03:06PM Media Reports About a Massive Geomagnetic Storm Hitting Earth on March 18 Are Inaccurate, NOAA Says
Monday March 12, 2018 @03:22AM What Image Should Represent All of Humanity On Wikipedia?
Friday March 09, 2018 @07:25PM Scientists Unsure Where Chinese Space Station Will Crash To Earth
Friday March 09, 2018 @07:12PM MIT Plans To Build Nuclear Fusion Plant By 2033
Friday March 09, 2018 @02:47PM Pockets of Water May Lay Deep Below Earth's Surface
Thursday March 08, 2018 @08:38PM Florida Lawmakers Approve Year-Round Daylight Saving Time
Sunday March 04, 2018 @02:43AM 2M Americans Lost Power After 'Bomb Cyclone'
Tuesday February 27, 2018 @06:35PM Scientists Find Life In 'Mars-Like' Chilean Desert
Tuesday February 27, 2018 @04:02PM Microbes Found in Earth's Deep Ocean Might Grow on Saturn's Moon Enceladus
Tuesday February 27, 2018 @12:55PM German Cities Can Ban Diesel Cars, Court Rules
Sunday February 25, 2018 @12:45AM Putting Civilization in a Box For Space Means Choosing Our Legacy
Saturday February 24, 2018 @11:48PM As Cape Town Runs Out of Water, Here's a Look at Parts of Mexico City That Have Been Without Water For a Year
Thursday February 22, 2018 @08:54PM Amateur Astronomer Spots Supernova Right As It Begins
Thursday February 22, 2018 @06:17PM Antarctica Is Losing Ice Faster Every Year
Thursday February 22, 2018 @04:09PM Taiwan To Ban Plastic Straws, Cups and Shopping Bags By 2030
Wednesday February 21, 2018 @08:40PM Bigelow Launching New Company To Sell Private Space Stations
Friday February 16, 2018 @08:25PM 73 Percent of Fish In the Northwestern Atlantic Have Microplastics In Their Guts
Friday February 16, 2018 @07:44PM Coffee Beans Are Good For Birds, Fancy Brew Or Not
Friday February 16, 2018 @06:44PM Would You Fear Alien Life or Welcome It?
Friday February 16, 2018 @06:16PM The Future of Free and Open-Source Maps
Thursday February 15, 2018 @02:10PM AI is Helping Seismologists Detect Earthquakes They'd Otherwise Miss
Wednesday February 14, 2018 @05:31PM Tesla Roadster Elon Musk Launched Into Space Has 6 Percent Chance of Hitting Earth In the Next Million Years
Wednesday February 14, 2018 @10:53AM Germany Considers Free Public Transport in Fight To Banish Air Pollution
Tuesday February 13, 2018 @05:58PM Trump Administration Wants To Fire 248 Forecasters At the National Weather Service
Tuesday February 13, 2018 @05:25PM New Horizons Probe Captures Images At Record Distance From Earth
Monday February 12, 2018 @07:12PM 25 Years of Satellite Data Shows Global Warming Is Accelerating Sea Level Rise
Monday February 12, 2018 @06:45PM Daylight Saving Time Isn't Worth It, European Parliament Members Say
Saturday February 10, 2018 @07:37PM Researchers Discover Efficient Way To Filter Salt, Metal Ions From Water
Friday February 09, 2018 @07:09PM 'Sinking' Pacific Nation Tuvalu Is Actually Getting Bigger
Tuesday February 06, 2018 @08:56PM Scientists Create a New Form of Matter: Superionic Water Ice
Tuesday February 06, 2018 @11:15AM The Arctic is Full of Toxic Mercury, and Climate Change is Going To Release it
Friday February 02, 2018 @02:43PM Laser Scans Reveal Maya 'Megalopolis' Below Guatemalan Jungle
Thursday February 01, 2018 @02:33PM Insect Die-off: Even Common Species Are Becoming Rare
Friday January 26, 2018 @09:15PM Scientists Discover the Oldest Human Fossils Outside Africa
Thursday January 25, 2018 @04:56PM Plastic Pollution Is Killing Coral Reefs, 4-Year Study Finds
Wednesday January 24, 2018 @01:16AM 1.7-Billion-Year-Old Chunk of North America Found Sticking To Australia
Tuesday January 23, 2018 @06:06PM Half-Assed Solar Geoengineering Is Worse Than Climate Change Itself
Saturday January 20, 2018 @05:51PM Australian Birds of Prey Are Deliberately Setting Forests On Fire
Thursday January 18, 2018 @05:20PM Ask Slashdot: How Would You Explain Einstein's Theories To a Nine-Year-Old?
Thursday January 18, 2018 @02:02PM 2017 Among Warmest Years On Record
Tuesday January 16, 2018 @07:04PM Salmonella Probably Killed the Aztecs
Tuesday January 16, 2018 @05:04PM China Builds 'World's Biggest Air Purifier' That Actually Works
Monday January 15, 2018 @06:22PM Renewable Energy Set To Be Cheaper Than Fossil Fuels By 2020, Says Report
Friday January 12, 2018 @10:37PM Why the World Only Has Two Words For Tea
Friday January 12, 2018 @11:57AM Will Cape Town be the First City To Run Out of Water?
Friday January 12, 2018 @02:46AM Sea Turtles Under Threat As Climate Change Turns Most Babies Female
Monday January 08, 2018 @06:38PM US Disaster Costs Shatter Records In 2017, the Third-Warmest Year On Record
Sunday January 07, 2018 @03:11AM Google Loses Up to 250 Bikes a Week
Friday January 05, 2018 @05:52PM Ancient DNA Reveals a Completely Unknown Population of Native Americans
Friday January 05, 2018 @05:00PM NASA Launches a Mission To Study the Border of Earth and Space
Thursday January 04, 2018 @03:25PM Oceans Suffocating as Huge Dead Zones Quadruple Since 1950, Scientists Warn
Wednesday January 03, 2018 @11:22AM Norway Powers Ahead (Electrically): Over Half New Car Sales Now Electric or Hybrid
Tuesday January 02, 2018 @08:00PM Scientists Can Now Blame Individual Natural Disasters On Climate Change
Tuesday January 02, 2018 @02:21PM It's So Cold Outside That Sharks Are Actually Freezing to Death
Monday January 01, 2018 @03:11PM UK 'Faces Build-up of Plastic Waste'
Thursday December 28, 2017 @02:42PM UK Enjoyed 'Greenest Year For Electricity Ever' in 2017
Wednesday December 27, 2017 @10:50PM The WHO May Recognize Excessive Video Gaming As Mental Health Disorder
Monday December 25, 2017 @02:07PM UFO Existence 'Proven Beyond Reasonable Doubt', Says Former Head of Pentagon Alien Program
Sunday December 24, 2017 @06:43PM Should Plant-Based Meat Replace Beef Completely?
Friday December 22, 2017 @09:43PM Experts Cast Doubt on 'Alien Alloys' in the New York Times' UFO Story
Friday December 22, 2017 @05:11PM Elon Musk Shows Off the Tesla Roadster That SpaceX Will Send Beyond Mars
Friday December 22, 2017 @11:38AM Faced With Rising Temperatures, People May Seek Asylum
Thursday December 21, 2017 @06:50PM California Poised To Hit 50 Percent Renewable Target a Full Decade Ahead of Schedule
Tuesday December 19, 2017 @06:25PM France Passes Law To Ban All Oil, Gas Production By 2040
Monday December 18, 2017 @08:52PM Scientists Confirm There Was Life On Earth 3.5 Billion Years Ago
Sunday December 17, 2017 @02:13PM Flat Earther Now Wants To Launch His Homemade Rocket From a Balloon
Friday December 15, 2017 @02:09PM Norway Becomes First Country To Switch Off FM Radio
Wednesday December 13, 2017 @12:25PM Almost 45 Million Tons of E-waste Discarded Last Year
Tuesday December 12, 2017 @09:12PM Why Meteoroids Explode Before Hitting the Earth
Saturday December 09, 2017 @05:51PM China Has Launched the World's First All-Electric Cargo Ship
Friday December 08, 2017 @06:48PM Toyota's New Power Plant Will Create Clean Energy From Manure
Thursday December 07, 2017 @10:00AM The Firestorm This Time: Why Los Angeles Is Burning
Wednesday December 06, 2017 @07:34PM Earth Will Likely Be Much Warmer In 2100 Than We Anticipated, Scientists Warn
Wednesday December 06, 2017 @01:30PM Air Pollution Harm To Unborn Babies May Be Global Health Catastrophe, Warn Doctors
Wednesday December 06, 2017 @12:52PM 'Bitcoin Could Cost Us Our Clean-Energy Future'
Wednesday December 06, 2017 @01:22AM New Evidence Points To Icy Plate Tectonics On Europa
Monday December 04, 2017 @11:41PM The World's Astonishing Dependence On Fossil Fuels Hasn't Changed In 40 Years
Monday December 04, 2017 @03:48PM Nations Agree To Ban Fishing in Arctic Ocean For At Least 16 Years
Monday December 04, 2017 @02:42AM Silicon Valley Billionaires Award $22 Million in 'Breakthrough Prizes'
Thursday November 30, 2017 @06:03PM Russia Says It Will Ignore Any UN Ban of Killer Robots
Thursday November 30, 2017 @05:24PM CNN Visualizes Climate Change-Driven Arctic Melt With 360-Degree VR Video
Wednesday November 29, 2017 @06:34PM 375 Million Jobs May Be Automated By 2030, Study Suggests
Wednesday November 29, 2017 @06:24PM DNA Analysis Finds That Yetis Are Actually Bears
Wednesday November 29, 2017 @05:20PM Bacteria Found On ISS May Be Alien In Origin, Says Cosmonaut
Wednesday November 29, 2017 @04:57PM Scientists Call For Ban On Glitter, Say It's a Global Hazard That Pollutes Oceans
Monday November 27, 2017 @12:20AM Could Collapsing Antarctic Glaciers Raise Sea Levels Sooner Than Expected?
Sunday November 26, 2017 @08:04PM Amazon: Heat From Data Centers Will Be Used as a Furnace
Friday November 24, 2017 @11:52PM Lightning Can Trigger Nuclear Reactions, Creating Rare Atomic Isotopes
Wednesday November 22, 2017 @05:36PM Flowing Water On Mars' Surface May Just Be Rolling Sand Instead
Wednesday November 22, 2017 @04:10PM Night Being 'Lost' To Artificial Light
Tuesday November 21, 2017 @07:19PM Russia Detects a Significant Radiation Spike In Mountains Close To Soviet-Era Nuclear Plant
Monday November 20, 2017 @01:42AM Upsurge in Big Earthquakes Predicted for 2018
Sunday November 19, 2017 @07:27PM What They Don't Tell You About Climate Change
Friday November 17, 2017 @07:37PM 'Robots Are Not Taking Over,' Says Head of UN Body of Autonomous Weapons
Thursday November 16, 2017 @05:49PM Report Claims That 18 Nation's Elections Were Impacted By Social Engineering Last Year
Thursday November 16, 2017 @05:40PM Virgin Hyperloop One Eyes India For Possible High-Speed Routes
Wednesday November 15, 2017 @09:29PM Astronomers Find An Earth-Size World Just 11 Light Years Away
Monday November 13, 2017 @04:58PM More Than 15,000 Scientists From 184 Countries Issue 'Warning To Humanity'
Monday November 13, 2017 @12:29AM New Study Suggests We Don't Understand Supervolcanoes
Sunday November 12, 2017 @11:46PM Asgardia Becomes the First Nation Deployed in Space
Saturday November 11, 2017 @12:48AM How Two Scientists Accurately Predicted Global Warming in 1967
Friday November 10, 2017 @10:23PM One Bitcoin Transaction Now Uses As Much Energy As Your House In a Week
Friday November 10, 2017 @07:02PM NASA Discovers Mantle Plume That's Melting Antarctica From Below
Tuesday November 07, 2017 @06:23PM EPA Approves Release of Bacteria-Carrying Mosquitoes To 20 States
Tuesday November 07, 2017 @06:15PM New Technology Should Be Neither Feared Nor Trusted
Tuesday November 07, 2017 @05:21PM The US Is Now the Only Country In the World To Reject the Paris Climate Deal
Monday November 06, 2017 @06:42PM Florida Attempts the Largest Hydraulic Restoration Project In the World To Save the Everglades
Monday November 06, 2017 @05:00PM Paradise Papers Leak Reveals Apple's Secret Tax Bolthole
Sunday November 05, 2017 @10:29PM The US Has Destroyed A Critical Sea Ice-Measuring Satellite
Saturday November 04, 2017 @08:49PM Hole In The Ozone Layer Smallest In 29 Years
Thursday November 02, 2017 @05:21PM Massive Government Report Says Climate Is Warming and Humans Are the Cause
Thursday November 02, 2017 @09:19AM Timber Towers Are On the Rise in France
Wednesday November 01, 2017 @07:06PM The Asteroid That Wiped Out Dinosaurs Plunged Earth Into Catastrophic Winter
Wednesday November 01, 2017 @06:39PM Every Other Summer Will Shatter Heat Records Within a Decade
Wednesday November 01, 2017 @05:19PM Can Japan Burn Flammable Ice For Energy?
Tuesday October 31, 2017 @06:26PM We May Not Have Enough Minerals To Even Meet Electric Car Demand
Monday October 30, 2017 @12:01PM Carbon Pollution Touched 800,000 Year Record in 2016, WMO Says
Sunday October 29, 2017 @12:54AM Study Links Rapid Ice Sheet Melting With Distant Volcanic Eruptions
Wednesday October 25, 2017 @04:20PM Electric Cars Emit 50 Percent Less Greenhouse Gas Than Diesel, Study Finds
Tuesday October 24, 2017 @06:26PM Italy Proposes Phasing Out Coal Power Plants By 2025
Tuesday October 24, 2017 @05:18PM Astronaut Paul Weitz Dies At 85; Veteran of Skylab and Shuttle Missions
Monday October 23, 2017 @01:44PM Hong Kong Has No Space Left for the Dead
Thursday October 19, 2017 @01:58PM Discovery of 50km Cave Raises Hopes For Human Colonisation of Moon
Thursday October 19, 2017 @01:21PM Turning the Optical Fiber Network Into a Giant Earthquake Sensor
Wednesday October 18, 2017 @06:45PM Flying Insects Have Been Disappearing Over the Past Few Decades, Study Shows
Monday October 16, 2017 @05:03PM Ophelia Became a Major Hurricane Where No Storm Had Before
Sunday October 15, 2017 @01:39PM Nobel Prize Winner Argues Tech Companies Should Be Changing The World
Friday October 13, 2017 @10:00PM Startup Plans To Clean Up Cigarette Butts Using Crows
Thursday October 12, 2017 @06:31PM World's First 'Negative Emissions' Plant Has Begun Operation
Wednesday October 11, 2017 @08:29PM SpaceX Successfully Landed the 12th Falcon 9 Rocket of 2017
Wednesday October 11, 2017 @05:01PM Evidence Suggests Updated Timeline Towards Yellowstone's Supervolcano Eruption
Tuesday October 10, 2017 @08:33PM A Giant, Mysterious Hole Has Opened Up In Antarctica
Monday October 09, 2017 @06:18PM Tokyo Preparing For Floods 'Beyond Anything We've Seen'
Monday October 09, 2017 @05:05PM EPA Announces Repeal of Major Obama-Era Carbon Emissions Rule
Sunday October 08, 2017 @07:24PM Carbon-Emitting Soil Could Speed Global Warming, Warns 26-Year Study
Sunday October 08, 2017 @11:36AM 100K Lose Power As America Faces Its Third Hurricane In Three Weeks
Friday October 06, 2017 @08:20PM Neanderthal Ancestors May Be To Blame For Why You Can't Get a Tan
Friday October 06, 2017 @07:14PM Massive 70-Mile-Wide Butterfly Swarm Shows Up On Denver Radar System
Tuesday October 03, 2017 @06:01PM Nobel Prize In Physics Awarded For Discovery of Gravitational Waves
Tuesday October 03, 2017 @03:57PM Missouri Considers Hyperloop Route Between St. Louis and Kansas City
Sunday October 01, 2017 @05:06PM Bold Eagles: Angry Birds Are Ripping $80,000 Drones Out of the Sky
Friday September 29, 2017 @06:17PM Hawaii Approves Telescope On Volcano Sacred To Indigenous People
Friday September 29, 2017 @11:55AM Elon Musk Proposes City-to-City Travel By Rocket, Right Here on Earth
Sunday September 24, 2017 @02:28PM Can We Reduce Cow Methane Emissions By Breeding Low-Emission Cattle?
Thursday September 21, 2017 @04:55PM Most Powerful Cosmic Rays Come From Galaxies Far, Far Away
Wednesday September 20, 2017 @04:14PM Mathematical Formula Predicts Global Mass Extinction Event in 2100
Wednesday September 20, 2017 @04:04PM Seismologist Explains Mexico's Back-To-Back Earthquakes
Wednesday September 20, 2017 @03:42PM Hurricane Maria Knocks Out Power To Entire Island of Puerto Rico
Monday September 18, 2017 @05:40PM Diesel Cars Contribute To 5,000 Premature Deaths a Year In Europe, Says Study
Sunday September 17, 2017 @02:35PM There's a Logic To How Squirrels Bury Their Nuts
Sunday September 17, 2017 @12:57PM Trump's Officials Suggest Re-Negotiating The Paris Climate Accord
Friday September 15, 2017 @06:52PM Poor Diet Is a Factor In One In Five Deaths, Global Disease Study Reveals
Friday September 15, 2017 @06:48PM Elon Musk Releases Supercut of SpaceX Rocket Explosions
Friday September 15, 2017 @06:25PM Mind-Altering Cat Parasite Linked To a Whole Lot of Neurological Disorders
Thursday September 14, 2017 @04:00PM Hyperloop One Reveals 10 Strongest Potential Hyperloop Routes In the World
Wednesday September 13, 2017 @05:09PM Climate Change Could Wipe Out a Third of Parasite Species, Study Finds
Tuesday September 12, 2017 @05:40PM Why Bats Crash Into Windows
Sunday September 10, 2017 @12:08PM Uber Gives Free Rides to Shelters During Hurricane Irma
Sunday September 10, 2017 @10:41AM What's Causing The Hurricanes?
Sunday September 10, 2017 @09:03AM Swarms Of Flying Robot Bees Could Monitor Weather, Collect Data
Saturday September 09, 2017 @12:06PM China Builds World's Largest EV Charging Network With 167,000 Stations
Friday September 08, 2017 @05:22PM El Nino's Absence Is Causing An Active Hurricane Season
Friday September 08, 2017 @04:09PM UN Aviation Agency To Call For Global Drone Registry
Friday September 08, 2017 @03:38PM Could 'Re-Engineering' Earth Help Ease the Hurricane Threat?
Friday September 08, 2017 @02:39PM Are We Being Watched? Tens of Other Worlds Could Spot the Earth
Thursday September 07, 2017 @05:50PM Spinning Metal Sails Could Slash Fuel Consumption, Emissions On Cargo Ships
Wednesday September 06, 2017 @04:20PM Plastic Fibers Found In 83 Percent of World's Tap Water, Study Reveals
Tuesday September 05, 2017 @06:14PM A Powerful Solar Storm Is Bringing Hazards and Rare Auroras Our Way
Tuesday September 05, 2017 @04:17PM Hurricane Irma Reaches 185 MPH, Trailing Only Allen As Strongest Atlantic Storm On Record
Sunday September 03, 2017 @12:48PM Near Earth Asteroid 'Florence' Makes a Close Pass
Sunday September 03, 2017 @01:07AM The Solar Eclipse of 2017 Destroyed Lots of Rental Camera Gear
Sunday September 03, 2017 @12:50AM Finland To Introduce Law Next Year Phasing Out Coal
Saturday September 02, 2017 @01:33PM Dozens Of Drones Surveil Houston For Damage After Hurricane Harvey
Friday September 01, 2017 @06:36PM Germany Unveils World's Most Powerful X-Ray Laser
Thursday August 31, 2017 @06:49PM The Oldest Known Human Remains In the Americas Have Been Found In a Mexican Cave
Tuesday August 29, 2017 @05:22PM NASA's Plan To Stop A Supervolcano from Destroying The Earth's Climate
Friday August 25, 2017 @05:24PM Alaska's Permafrost Is Thawing
Wednesday August 23, 2017 @06:29PM Elon Musk Posts First Photo of SpaceX's New Spacesuit
Monday August 21, 2017 @05:20PM China Relaunches World's Fastest Train
Monday August 21, 2017 @05:11PM Switch To Renewables Won't End the Geopolitics of Energy
Saturday August 19, 2017 @03:44PM A Global Fish War is Coming, Warns US Coast Guard
Thursday August 17, 2017 @04:59PM The Health Benefits of Wind and Solar Exceed the Cost of All Subsidies
Monday August 14, 2017 @06:33PM Popular Pesticides Keep Bumblebees From Laying Eggs
Thursday August 10, 2017 @06:25PM Astronomers Detect Four Earth-Sized Planets Orbiting The Nearest Sun-Like Star
Wednesday August 09, 2017 @06:35PM Global Investment Firm Warns 7.8 Degrees of Global Warming Is Possible
Wednesday August 09, 2017 @06:27PM Moon Had Magnetic Field At Least a Billion Years Longer Than Thought, Says Study
Tuesday August 08, 2017 @05:47PM Leaked Federal Climate Report Finds Link Between Climate Change, Human Activity
Monday August 07, 2017 @05:19PM Massive Solar Plant In the Sahara Could Help Keep the EU Powered
Thursday August 03, 2017 @07:14PM Cats and Dogs Contribute Significantly To Climate Change, Says UCLA Study
Thursday August 03, 2017 @05:38PM Tests Show Workers At Hanford Nuclear Facility Inhaled Radioactive Plutonium
Wednesday August 02, 2017 @06:14PM Being Outside Could Become Deadly In South Asia, Says Study
Wednesday August 02, 2017 @04:14PM Hyperloop One's Full-Scale Pod Reaches 192 MPH In New Nevada Track Test
Wednesday August 02, 2017 @10:15AM NASA Is Looking For Someone To Protect Earth From Aliens -- And the Job Pays a Six-Figure Salary