A primitive ocean on Mars held more water than Earth’s Arctic Ocean, and covered a greater portion of the planet’s surface than the Atlantic Ocean does on Earth, according to new results published today. http://www.eso.org/public/news/eso1509/

THE big question . there is water on Mars but are there hot tubs? A primitive ocean on Mars held more water than Earth’s Arctic Ocean, and covered a greater portion of the planet’s surface than the Atlantic Ocean does on Earth, according to new results

Mars used to have a thicker atmosphere and water on its surface, but what happened to that atmosphere has been a mystery. New research may finally help answer that question. Image Credit: M. Kornmesser/ESO

A primitive ocean on Mars held more water than Earth’s Arctic Ocean, and covered a greater portion of the planet’s surface than the Atlantic Ocean does on Earth, according to new results published today.

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20 Reasons Why Canada is Lonely Planet's Top Country To Visit in 2017

20 Reasons Why Canada is Lonely Planet's Best Country To Visit in If you've been to Canada you'll already know why it's the top pick.

Foxy Soap by Canard Labs

Layered soap with turquoise and gold // melt and pour soap ideas // Foxy Soap by Canard Labs

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“ americaninfographic: “ Alexander Pohl ” Interesting even though Lunar (Earth Moon) isn’t a planet but if they are going to add it to this why not display all the other moons from each.

The Blue Whale: A Loving Science Lullaby for Our Planet’s Largest-Hearted Creature | Brain Pickings

The Blue Whale: A Loving Science Lullaby for Our Planet’s Largest-Hearted Creature

The Blue Whale by Jenni Desmond May This non-fiction picture book has so much to offer, with oversized (whale-worthy) pages and mixed-media illustrations that offer visual comparisons of the size of the whale.

♥ The Dancing Aurorae of Saturn

The Planets of our system amazing to see. Praise be to our Lord. The Dancing Aurorae of Saturn

The most Earth-like world yet detected beyond our solar system has been discovered, scientists say. With a radius that is just 1.5 times that of Earth, the potential planet is a so-called “super-Earth,” meaning it is just slightly larger than the Earth. The planet orbits a star similar to the sun at a distance that falls within the “habitable zone”, the region where liquid water could exist on the planet’s surface. The planet, if confirmed, could be a prime candidate to host alien life.

Scientists at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, calculated that there could be 2 billion or more planets similar to our own in the milky way galaxy. Multiply that by the number of known galaxies and thats a whole lot of earths.

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What makes one ecosystem strong and another weak in the face of change?

Our planet’s diverse, thriving ecosystems may seem like permanent fixtures, but they’re actually vulnerable to collapse. Jungles can become deserts, and reefs can become lifeless rocks.

The beautiful and mysterious Fukang meteorite

The Fukang meteorite is a meteorite that was found in the mountains near Fukang, China in It is a pallasite—a type of stony–iron meteorite with olivine crystals. It is estimated to be billion years old.

One of the planet’s most beautiful locations…where the atlantic meets the Caribbean

One of the planet’s most beautiful locations…

Funny pictures about The Glass Window Bridge. Oh, and cool pics about The Glass Window Bridge. Also, The Glass Window Bridge photos.

Ethiopian food for beginners. This is an excerpt from the Food & Drink chapter of Lonely Planet’s guide to Ethiopia & Eritrea.

Ethiopian food for beginners

Ethiopian food for beginners. This is much of what I had at an Ethiopian restaurant in Orlando. The food was delicious and satisfying. This is an excerpt from the Food & Drink chapter of Lonely Planet’s guide to Ethiopia & Eritrea.

Io and Jupiter

Love space photos - Io Transit of Jupiter The three snapshots of the volcanic moon rounding Jupiter were taken over a time span. Io is roughly the size of Earth's moon but times farther away.

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