If you are a "Star Trek" series lover, you will know what the popular Tau Ceti system is. Popularised in several fictional works, Tau Ceti is a very likely place to have life due to its proximity to Earth and the star's sun-like characteristics.
Anaesthetic gases may help doctors to cause temporary loss of sensation in patients and carry out surgery smoothly, but by accumulating in the Earth's atmosphere, they also contribute to climate change, says a new study.
One of the largest glaciers on the planet, Totten, is melting due to ocean warming, a phenomenon that demonstrates the vulnerability of East Antarctica and its role in increasing the level of the oceans.
Planetary scientists are considering firing a swarm of tiny probes - each with a different sensor - into the clouds of Jupiter and grab data as they fall before burning up in the giant planet's atmosphere.
A new research has examined that a series of colossal volcanic explosions 66 million years ago, emitted massive amounts of climate-altering gases into the atmosphere immediately before and during the extinction of non-avian dinosaurs.
A relentless blitz of small space rocks may have bombarded Earth around the time the Moon was formed, kicking up clouds of gas with enough force to permanently eject small portions of the atmosphere into space, a new study has found.