High-speed solar winds increase lightning strikes on Earth

Main Point: Scientists have discovered new evidence to suggest that lightning on Earth is triggered not only by cosmic rays

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First Discovery of an Earth-Sized Planet in the Habitable Zone

Main Points: For the first time, an Earth-sized planet has been found in the habitable zone of its star.  This

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Kepler Astronomers Discover New Rocky Planet that may have Liquid Water

Main Point: San Francisco State University astronomer Stephen Kane and an international team of researchers have announced the discovery of

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New Research Finds “Geologic Clock” That Helps Determine Moon’s Age

Main Points: An international team of planetary scientists determined that the Moon formed nearly 100 million years after the start

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Mercury’s contraction much greater than thought

Main Points: New global imaging and topographic data from MESSENGER show that the innermost planet has contracted far more than

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Simulating how the Earth kick-started metabolism

Main Point: Researchers have developed a new approach to simulating the energetic processes that may have led to the emergence

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A river of plasma, guarding against the sun

Main Point: MIT scientists identify a plasma plume that naturally protects the earth against solar storms. Study Further: The Earth’s

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Understanding Earthquake Lights

Researchers appear to be on the brink of an explanation for lightning strikes that sometimes precede earthquakes. Unlike normal lightning,

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Neptune-sized planet about 431 light-years away from Earth

Main Point: Astronomers have found Kepler-410Ab that is a Neptune-sized planet outside of our solar system in a binary star

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Interesting facts about the moon

Moon is the only natural satellite of Earth. People want to read about different facts about the moon and you

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