antarctic ice loss

The Future Climate Will Be Influenced by the Antarctic Ice Loss: How Bad it Will Be?

The recent climate modeling research that examined the influence of accelerated ice melt from the Antarctic Ice Sheet (AIS) on future climate shows significant global climate effects. A team of climate scientists explains how future climate conditions could vary under...
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MoonRanger is the Lunar Rover That Will Search For Water on Moon

MoonRanger is quite the "figure." The small robotic rover, developed by the Carnegie Mellon Unversity, and its spinoff Astrobotic, has finished its preliminary design review in preparation for a mission to search for any signs of water at the Moon's...
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The ISS Successfully Avoided Space Debris: Find Out How

The astronauts on the ISS had to make a so-called "avoidance maneuver" yesterday (September 22) to ensure they would not be knocked by space debris. The news was released by NASA, urging better management of objects in our planet's orbit....
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The Arctic Greening is Influenced by Warming Temperatures, New Research Explains

Arctic summers warm, and Earth's northern landscapes are shifting. New research discovered the region has become greener, as soil temperatures and warmer air lead to enhanced plant growth.  The research, conducted by Logan Berner from the Northern Arizona University in...
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Ultra Hot Neptune Intrigues Astronomers: Why is So Special?

The first Ultra Hot Neptune planet orbiting a nearby star has been discovered. The planet orbits its star closely, and a year there is only 19 hours. The stellar radiation heats the planet to more than 1700 degrees Celsius.  The...
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NASA’s Budget For the Next Trip to Moon: Possible or Impossible?

NASA recently announced that it needs $28 billion to return astronauts to the Moon in 2024. Only $16 billion would be spent on the lunar landing module. Congress, which faces new elections on November 3, will have to approve the...
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Pi Earth is the Newest Exoplanet Discovered: Intriguing Characteristics Unveiled

The recently discovered exoplanet is a delight for astronomers. Only 186 light-years away, the small world is the same size as our planet and has one of the most intriguing characteristics.  The most unexpected thing is that it's whipping around...
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Newly Spotted Minimoon Might Turn Out to be Something Else: Astronomers Explain

Now and then, a smaller space object gets captured in Earth's orbit for a short period. These objects are known as minimoons. So far, we've captured only two, 2006 RH120 and 2020 CD3.  Recently, astronomers have observed a new object,...
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Tried and Tested Tips for Boosting Your Metabolism

With weight loss advice saturating our lives, it’s challenging to sift through all the noise to determine what truly works. There are no exact shortcuts to weight loss, but you can boost your metabolism. Medical News Today defines metabolism as the rate...

Exoplanets Rich in Carbon are made of Diamonds

Before scientists were certain that the Universe had a beginning, they also thought that our physical reality is not infinite only in time - but also in space itself. In other words, the generally accepted idea was that our Universe...