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Earth’s Tectonic Activity – Crucial for Life – Rare in Galaxy

Our planet is in constant flux. Tectonic plates—the large slabs of rock that divide Earth’s crust looks like a cracked eggshell—jostle about in fits and starts that continuously reshape our planet—and possibly foster life. These plates ram into one another, building mountains, then slide apart, giving birth to new oceans that will grow for hundreds [ Read More … ]


Ancient Trees Indicate The Earth’s Magnetic Field Flipped

An ancient, well-preserved tree that was alive the last time the Earth’s magnetic poles flipped has helped scientists pin down more precise timing of that event – 42,000 years ago. The Earth is a giant magnet because its core is solid iron, and swirling around it is an ocean of molten metal. This churning creates [ Read More … ]


Imagine visiting the most beautiful places in the world

Whether you are a nature lover or simply enjoy the outdoors there are a number of astonishingly beautiful places to visit. Earth is a beautiful place. From waterfalls and islands to forests and mountains, our planet boasts myriad natural wonders that can amaze even the most jaded observer. But it also boasts equally dazzling human-made [ Read More … ]


Earth’s natural wonders – survival in the extremes

Across the world, there are several breathtaking sights — Mount Everest, the Grand Canyon, the Amazon Rainforest. Although these natural wonders are awe-inspiring, they do not stand in isolation. People and animals live in these places, and each wonder has shaped their existence in fundamental ways. Many of Earth’s natural wonders are among the world’s [ Read More … ]


Remarkable facts about our Earth – the 3rd planet from the sun

Our world is a beautiful place and it has sustained everything living on it for millions of years. The Earth is a world unlike any other and is the only place in the known universe confirmed to maintain life. Our planet is the third planet from the sun and the only world known to support [ Read More … ]