Latest in Tag: planet Highlight

Latest in Tag: planet

Our beautiful planet: Blanketing a town in spider silk

Beautiful – or an arachnophobe’s nightmare? Either way, reams of spider silk covering an Australian town was an unusual and arresting sight.For some, the swathes of spider silk blanketing fields turned landscapes into beautiful snow-like scenes; for arachnophobes, it looked more like a living nightmare. This is what confronted residents in Wagga Wagga in eastern …

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How will accelerated ocean warming affect the planet?

We all know ocean temperatures are increasing as a result of climate change. But what you may not know is that they are warming much faster than expected. The loss of tropical paradises is only one of many consequences.2016 is now officially the warmest year on record, according to a new report by the World …

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Three suns for one planet

Astronomers have discovered a unique solar system. It’s not just one of those where planets are orbiting a star – three stars and one gas giant are orbiting each other in a highly complex way.

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