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Welcome to Earth, home to human-sized salamanders and skin-eating worms
Did Uranus get smacked so hard it spun sideways?
Earth has a new mini-moon, but don’t get too attached
The New Horizons spacecraft just revealed secrets of the most distant object we’ve ever visited
An exclusive look at the new season of Cosmos
How astronomers weigh the universe (and everything in it)
How many people can the planet actually hold?
Venus may have been habitable and Earth-like before greenhouse gas took over
Most stuff that could be recycled isn’t
We were not almost killed by an asteroid this week
Great science-minded coffee table books
The Moon keeps flashing us and we have no idea why
Where will Earth’s continents go next?
The collision that formed the moon may have delivered the building blocks of life
Earth’s magnetic pole is moving faster than expected
Megapixels: This incredible photo changed the way we look at Earth
The origins of Earth’s water are a big mystery—but we may have one more piece of the puzzle
Why are planets all the same shape?
What it’s like to photograph Earth from space
The secret origins of blue diamonds are finally coming to the surface
Earth Overshoot Day came early this year. That’s a bad thing.
Geologists think there could be a quadrillion tons of diamonds inside our planet
Earth’s first animals probably triggered a change in climate
What would happen if the moon suddenly disappeared?
The universe may be a giant video game, but it certainly isn’t Pac-Man
Yes, Earth’s magnetic poles can flip. But they probably won’t anytime soon.
Scientists have some pretty outlandish ideas for cooling the planet down
Why so many diamonds are making science headlines this week
If the Earth is spinning, why can’t I feel it?
There’s still a piece of Canada stuck to Australia
We’re three million miles closer to the sun in January than we are in July. So why isn’t it hot?
Puerto Rico’s Arecibo Observatory is up and running, and it just spotted a nearby asteroid
Earth’s most mysterious hums, ranked
The most incredible pictures of every planet in our solar system
SpaceX wants to build the Swiss Army knife of rockets
What Earth looks like to far-out celestial bodies
You shouldn’t be too worried about the huge asteroid that’s about to fly right past us
Scientists are solving the mystery of Earth’s thermostat
WATCH: The coincidental geometry of a total solar eclipse
The coincidental geometry of a total solar eclipse
NASA is hiring a Planetary Protection Officer, but it’s not Earth that needs saving
One weird thing about eclipses you’ve probably never noticed
Awe-inspiring photos of the Earth from space in honor of World Environment Day
If Proxima b has an atmosphere like Earth’s, it might be habitable
Learning to farm on Mars could actually save agriculture on Earth
An alien’s view of the galaxy, a space hamburger, and other amazing images of the week
A penguin-killing volcano, brain parasites, and other amazing images of the week
These new photos of Earth lit up at night are actually pretty useful
Electrically charged sands on Titan would make seriously sturdy sandcastles
The early Earth wasn’t green, but it did recycle itself
The proposed 2018 federal budget tells NASA to forget about Earth
Earth’s first continent? Probably a giant continental crust
Should we mine the deep ocean?
Ancient jars hold clues about the intensity of Earth’s magnetic field
Check out these gorgeous new images of Earth From the GOES-16 satellite
Just how far away are the exoplanets we’ve found?
Strange giant diamonds give hints to the inner Earth’s composition
Google Earth update shows how climate change has morphed our planet
Cement might not be as bad for the planet as we thought
The Cosmic Crash That Created Our Moon Was Crazier Than We Thought
Fighting A Case Of Really Bad Gas
Our Closest Neighboring Star Has A Rocky, Earth-Sized Planet In Its Habitable Zone
As Of Today, The World Has Used A Year’s Worth Of Resources
What Does A Mine in England Have In Common With Mars?