Earth

THANK EARTH’S MAGNETIC FIELD FOR WATER THAT GIVES YOU LIFE

A study by scientists at Australian National University (ANU) on the magnetic fields of planets has found that most planets discovered in other solar systems are unlikely to be as hospitable to life as Earth. Plants and animals would not survive without water on Earth. The sheer strength of Earth’s magnetic field helps to maintain […]

NASA CELEBRATES EARTH DAY WITH PUBLIC EVENTS, ONLINE ACTIVITIES

This year, NASA will celebrate Earth Day, April 22, with a variety of live and online activities Thursday and Friday, April 21-22, to engage the public in the agency’s mission to better understand and protect our home planet. Earth Day in the Nation’s Capital Thursday and Friday 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Union Station main […]

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