Posts Tagged ‘Earth’

The Center of Earth Is Younger Than The Surface

by CHIRPon May 24, 2016
Have you ever wondered how old Earth is? We’ll, if you’re not religious, science shows that the earth is approximately 4.5 billion years old. Now have you thought about how old the center of our Earth is? Common sense would lead you to believe it’s the same age, but new calculations show that the center […]
Zapping Clouds With Lasers Could Cool The Planet

Shooting Clouds With Lasers Could Potentially Lower The Planet’s Temperature

by CHIRPon May 22, 2016
Our planets temperature is rising every year. Scientists and thinkers alike have been trying to come up with a way to reverse this trajectory of rising temperatures. It seems that they may have just figured out how to…at east in a small way. Reported in Science Advances, it’s been discovered that zapping tiny ice particles within cirrus clouds breaks them […]

We've Been Completely Wrong About What's Going On inside The Earth's Mantle

New Technique Has Revealed How Completely Wrong We’ve Been About What’s Going On In The Earth’s Mantle

by CHIRPon May 15, 2016
With much still to learn about what’s deep below the Earth’s mantle/crust and how it behaves, tracking and record data on something you can’t truly observe is extremely difficult. But a new technique has just changed all that. The convective currents of the Earth’s mantle have now been successfully mapped for the first time ever. What geologists discovered is […]

Prototype Capsule Potentially Game Changing For Sending Research To And From Space

by CHIRPon May 11, 2016
A new prototype capsule called the ‘Maraia Earth Return Capsule’ (MERC) looks to be the next big thing for sending and returning supplies and research to astronauts at the International Space Station and potentially beyond. Rather than having to wait for a return mission to earth to bring back supplies, the goal of the MERC, and […]

Nasa Uploads The Most Beautiful Footage Ever Captured of Earth

Watch The Most Beautiful Video Footage Ever Captured of Earth

by CHIRPon April 19, 2016
NASA astronauts have beamed down the most high quality and beautiful footage ever caught of Earth. Shot from the International Space Station (ISS) in 4K footage using a ‘RED Epic Dragon’ camera, the footage is absolutely breathtaking.   You can watch more footage from NASA’s RED camera here. The majority of them are experiments done inside the space station, according to […]

Large 22 W Laser

Do We Want Aliens To Find Us? A Laser Cloaking Device Could Hide Us From Them

by CHIRPon April 1, 2016
At first thought, broadcasting ourselves to the universe in hopes of making contact with another intelligent species sounds amazing right? We all have a deep desire to discover other intelligent life like us. It just seems natural to reach out in hopes of contact. But is that really the wisest thing to do? Many astronomers and […]
Artificial Intellingence Sophia At SXSW

Realistic Robot ‘Sophia’ Can Have A Conversation…And Wants To “Destroy Humans”

by CHIRPon March 29, 2016
Just As Microsoft Released An AI Twitter Bot That Failed And Went Racist, This Human Like Robot Can Hold A Conversation…And It Wants To “Destroy Humans” Life like robotics/artificial intelligence have been making great strides recently. Microsoft has tried to create a twitter bot that can hold a twitter conversation with 18-24 year olds (it failed […]

Solar Flare On Sun

Could Our Sun Produce A Superflare? Wiping Out Technology And Earth’s Ability To Sustain Life

by CHIRPon March 26, 2016
You May Have Heard Of A Solar Flares. Well This Is Like That…But Super. Our sun produces normal solar flares on a regular basis. These are large flashes of light produced by the sun when magnetic energy built up in the solar atmosphere is released all at once. These flares are also what cause earths brilliant […]