Today’s Planet Earth Report –“Massive Buried Ice-Age Asteroid Crater to Ocean Floor is Dissolving”



The “Planet Earth Report” connects you to the day’s news headlines on the discoveries, people, and events changing our planet and the future of the human species.

Ice Age Asteroid Crater Discovered Beneath Greenland Glacier –The finding suggests that a giant iron asteroid smashed into what is today a glacier during the last ice age, an era known as the Pleistocene Epoch that started 2.6 million years ago. When it ended only 11,700 years ago, mega-fauna like saber-toothed cats had died out while humanity had inherited the Earth.

Climate change may be dissolving the ocean floor. Here’s why we should be worried. –“Even at places on our planet where we have never set foot… there is a trace of human activity.”

BBC: UFOs spotted off Irish coast under investigation –-The Irish Aviation Authority is investigating reports of bright lights and UFOs off the south-west coast of Ireland.

Elon Musk’s SpaceX wins FCC approval to put 7,000 Starlink Internet satellites into orbit
It’s part of a new space race to bring Web access to the entire planet.

I’ve always wanted to see one’: Video shows diver’s encounter with 26-foot sea creature –From the video, the amorphous blob seems to stretch on for a mile as it snakes through the water, dwarfing the two divers who surround it.

Your Children’s Yellowstone Will Be Radically Different –The Yellowstone of charismatic megafauna and of stunning geysers that four million visitors a year travel to see is changing before the eyes of those who know it best.

The Ubiquity of Smartphones, as Captured by Photographers