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This is what the Earth looks like from one million miles away

This is what the Earth looks like from one million miles away

NASA’s Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) has begun to send back images, beginning with a stunning shot of the Earth, taken from one million miles away.

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Here’s what Earth would look like if humans disappeared

Here’s what Earth would look like if humans disappeared

A new video goes into detail on what Earth would look like if humans disappeared, and why it would look like that.

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The future of 75% of life on Earth will be decided within 15 years

The future of 75% of life on Earth will be decided within 15 years

A new study warns that the Earth is entering its sixth mass extinction event, and it is manmade. Within 15 years, the future of Earth’s biodiversity will be decided.

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Earth may be one of the youngest planets in the universe, making humans galactic foreruners

Earth may be one of the youngest planets in the universe, making humans galactic foreruners

A new research paper makes a compelling case that the Earth is actually one of the youngest planets in the universe.

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The solar system to scale is hard to wrap your head around

The solar system to scale is hard to wrap your head around

A pair of filmmakers decided to build a model of the solar system to scale. It was so big they needed to head out to the desert to make it work.

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Here’s what life on Earth would be like under a different sun

Here’s what life on Earth would be like under a different sun

The Russian space agency Roscosmos has released a video showing what lif eon Earth would look like under different stars.

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The Earth gains a second moon, sort of

The Earth gains a second moon, sort of

A stray asteroid has become the Earth’s second moon, and it will remain that way for centuries to come, even if we never see it.

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Introducing Wolf 1061c, the closest potentially Earth-like planet discovered yet

Introducing Wolf 1061c, the closest potentially Earth-like planet discovered yet

Astronomers just discovered a new planet in the Goldilocks zone just 14 light years away, making it the closet potentially Earth-like planet yet.

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Good news supervillains, scientists are about to drill through the Earth’s crust

Good news supervillains, scientists are about to drill through the Earth’s crust

For the first time ever, scientists are preparing to drill through the Earth’s crust and into the mantle. This could give us our first look at the Earth’s mantle.

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Scientists discover an alien planet just 39 light years away

Scientists discover an alien planet just 39 light years away

Scientists are going nuts over the discovery of a rocky exoplanet slightly larger than Earth, orbiting a dim star located just 39 light years away. And it’s a big deal.

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