Last Updated: Monday, November 25, 2013, 20:13
Presence of molecular hydrogen, carbon dioxide and water on Mars may have created a greenhouse effect that pushed temperatures high enough to allow for liquid water 3.8 billion years ago, scientists have found.
Last Updated: Monday, November 25, 2013, 18:32
Even if carbon dioxide emissions came to a sudden halt, the greenhouse gas already present in the Earth`s atmosphere could continue to warm our planet for hundreds of years, a new study has found.
Last Updated: Friday, November 22, 2013, 11:55
NASA`s Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE) is set to gather detailed data about the structure and composition of the thin lunar atmosphere and determine whether dust is being lofted into the lunar sky.
Last Updated: Monday, November 18, 2013, 14:26
NASA is preparing to launch its latest orbiter to Mars today on the hunt for clues about why the Red Planet lost much of its atmosphere.
Last Updated: Thursday, November 07, 2013, 20:40
New insights gleaned from volcanic rock have helped scientists unlock the mystery of how our planet evolved 4.5 billion years ago.
Last Updated: Wednesday, November 06, 2013, 18:37
The amount of greenhouse gases in Earth`s atmosphere hit a new record high in 2012, continuing an ever-faster rise that is driving climate change, the UN weather agency said Wednesday.
Last Updated: Wednesday, October 30, 2013, 13:47
NASA is set to launch its Maven probe to Mars next month to find out why the Red Planet lost much of its atmosphere.
Last Updated: Wednesday, October 09, 2013, 12:04
Researchers have discovered the first ever evidence of a comet entering Earth`s atmosphere and exploding, raining down a shock wave of fire that obliterated every life form in its path.
Last Updated: Tuesday, October 08, 2013, 11:02
Politics may be keeping most of NASA`s workers home, but that didn`t stop the US space agency`s new moon probe from achieving lunar orbit, officials said on Monday.
Last Updated: Sunday, October 06, 2013, 18:05
The giant impact which formed the Moon may have also blown off the Earth`s atmosphere, scientists, including one of Indian-origin, have proposed.
Last Updated: Sunday, October 06, 2013, 13:59
Water vapour in Earth`s stratosphere contributes to warmer temperatures and likely plays an important role in the evolution of climate on our planet, a new study has found.
Last Updated: Friday, September 20, 2013, 21:07
British scientists claim to have found `alien` organisms in Earth`s atmosphere, suggesting that life is continually arriving to our planet from space and did not originate here.
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