NASA’s TESS Mission Finds Its Smallest Planet Yet

NASA Mission Discovers The Smallest Planet Yet

NASA TESS mission has recently found a new planet with a size that lies between the sizes of Earth and Mars and called it 'L 98-59b'.

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Almost 600 plant species have become extinct in the last 250 years

Almost 600 Plants Have Gone Extinct In Last 250 Years: Report

Almost 600 plant species have been wiped from the planet in the past 250 years, more than twice the number of bird, mammal and amphibian species that have met the same fate, according to a new study.

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How to view Jupiter at its closest to Earth over the next few days

How To View Jupiter At Its Closest To Earth Over The Next Few Days

If you want to check out the solar system's largest planet, the next few nights are the best nights of the year to do it.

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Astronomers Discover Planet in the 'Neptunian Desert'

Astronomers Discover 'Forbidden' Planet In The 'Neptunian Desert'

A Neptunian planet has been found in what should be a 'Neptunian Desert' by telescopes run by an international collaboration of astronomers.

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Planet Fitness is moving into old Toys 'R' Us and Sears stores

Planet Fitness Is Moving Into Old Toys 'R' Us And Sears Stores

Retailers like Toys "R" Us and Sears are vanishing. Planet Fitness is stepping in to fill the abandoned spaces they left behind.

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Biden's Middle-of-the-Road Climate Plan Condemned as

Biden's Middle-of-the-Road Climate Plan Condemned As "Stunningly Un-Ambitious" And A "Death Sentence For Livable Planet"

"A 'middle ground' policy that's supportive of more fossil fuel development is a death sentence for our generation and the millions of people on the frontlines of the climate crisis," said co-founder of the Sunrise Movement

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NASA head: Expect a major asteroid strike in your lifetime

NASA Head: Expect A Major Asteroid Strike In Your Lifetime

Visions of space rocks slamming into Earth aren't just for dinosaurs and Hollywood movies.

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Our nearest neighbour Proxima Centauri may host a second exoplanet

Our Nearest Neighbour Proxima Centauri May Host A Second Exoplanet

Proxima Centauri is the closest star to the solar system, and it may be home to a frigid planet six times the size of Earth in addition to the possibly habitable Proxima b

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Scientists find first evidence of huge Mars underground water system.

Scientists Find First Evidence Of Huge Mars Underground Water System

The first evidence for a planet-wide underground water system will help aid future missions in our hunt for life on Mars.

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Mars One, which offered 1-way trips to Mars, declared bankrupt

Mars One, Which Offered 1-way Trips To Mars, Declared Bankrupt

Mars One, a Dutch company that planned to send humans on a one-way trip to Mars and start the first human colony on the Red Planet, has been declared bankrupt.

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David Attenborough's days making BBC documentaries may be over

David Attenborough's Days At The BBC May Be Over

Reports indicate fears that Attenborough, alongside much of the BBC's Natural History Unit, is being tempted away by the bigger budgets of streaming services like Netflix

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NASA Is Going to Knock an Asteroid Out of Orbit in First-Ever Planetary Defense Test

NASA Is Going To Knock An Asteroid Out Of Orbit In First-Ever Planetary Defense Test

As over-the-top as movies like Armageddon and Deep Impact may be, they do get across a very non-fictional message: you definitely don't ...

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The Republican Party as Presently Constituted Must Be Torn Down to Its Foundations. The Planet Depends on It.

The Republican Party As Presently Constituted Must Be Torn Down To Its Foundations. The Planet Depends On It.

Our new environmental reality was not inevitable. It is, in many cases, the result of public policy.

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Mars: Pictures reveal 'winter wonderland' on the red planet

Pictures Reveal 'winter Wonderland' On Mars

Earth is not the only planet with icy scenes this festive season, the European Space Agency says.

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Plastic pollution discovered at deepest point of ocean

Plastic Pollution Discovered At Deepest Point Of Ocean

High levels of contamination in Mariana Trench show how pervasively planet has been contaminated

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The Planet Has Seen Sudden Warming Before. It Wiped Out Almost Everything.

The Planet Has Seen Sudden Warming Before. It Wiped Out Almost Everything.

In some ways, the planet's worst mass extinction -- 250 million years ago, at the end of the Permian Period -- may parallel climate change today.

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As 'Green New Deal' Demand Grows, Democrats Have Choice: Confront and Defeat Fossil Fuel Industry or Take Credit for 'Doomed' Planet

As 'Green New Deal' Demand Grows, Democrats Have Choice: Confront And Defeat Fossil Fuel Industry Or Take Credit For 'Doomed' Planet

"No more excuses or timid half-measures--the climate crisis demands action from Democrats."

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Exoplanet discovered around neighbouring star

Planet Found Circling Neighbouring Star

Astronomers have discovered a planet around one of the closest stars to our Sun.

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Al Gore calls Trump’s deregulation proposals ‘literally insane’

Al Gore Calls Trump's Deregulation Proposals 'literally Insane'

Former vice president and climate change activist Al Gore warns that climate change could be an "existential threat" and calls President Trump's response an "outlier reaction." In a wide-ranging interview, Judy Woodruff speaks with Gore about Hurricane Michael, President Trump, the UN Climate Change report out this week, and why he thinks Democrats will fare well in the midterm elections.

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Trump Administration to Polluters: Earth Is Doomed, So Go Hog Wild

Trump Administration To Polluters: Earth Is Doomed, So Go Hog Wild

A new report reveals an interesting strategy on Team Trump's part.

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