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Members of the EarthSky community - including scientists, as well as science and nature writers from across the globe - weigh in on what's important to them. Photo by Robert Spurlock.
The secret life of urban rats.
A week ago, a test crew emerged after living for a year in Mars-like conditions inside a solar-powered dome on the slopes of Hawaii’s Mauna Loa volcano.
For 90 years, science’s favorite explanation for the origin of life has been the “primordial soup”. But recent research adds weight to an alternative idea.
Where’s the best place to see the August 21, 2017 eclipse? Here are 10 great viewing spots to gaze upon nature’s grandest spectacle, weather permitting.
A new study suggests that the first people to reach America travelled via the Pacific coast rather than through a corridor between two giant ice sheets.
Hunting used to be the biggest threat to polar bear survival. Not anymore.
“Parakeets are Britain’s fastest growing bird population and are on a trajectory to global domination.”
Want to try to capture a meteor on film? The first step is planning. The next step is to gather your equipment. Then on to the capture process itself.
People get excited about conjunctions in astronomy, and they are often beautiful. EarthSky community member Tom Wildoner provides an illustration.
The Emirates Mars Mission – which carries the name Hope – will become the first-ever mission to the Red Planet by any Arab country.
Moon and Mercury on September 29
Meteor over Hidden Lake, Montana