The “Planet Earth Report” connects you to headline news on the science, technology, discoveries, people and events changing our planet and the future of the human species.
How Climate Change Could Trigger the Next Global Financial Crisis –The Federal Reserve should act aggressively to reduce that risk, a leading economic historian argues.
Is reality real? How evolution blinds us to the truth about the world –We assume our senses see reality as it is – but that could be just an evolved illusion obscuring the true workings of quantum theory and consciousness
The Brain-Eating Amoeba Is a Nearly Perfect Killer –-The single-celled menace rarely infects humans. That’s what makes it so hard to treat.
Undiscovered dinosaurs: We are entering the golden era of fossil finds –From tiny tyrannosaurs to species that soar on bat wings, new dinosaurs are unearthed every month. And the strangest discoveries may yet be lying in wait
Storming Area 51 –More than a million people say they want to scale the fences and assault Area 51, a top-secret Air Force installation hunkered down in the Nevada desert. Their hope is to see the aliens who are supposedly warehoused within. The blitz is scheduled for September 20, so mark your calendars.
Video: Massive ‘Ghost City’ Appears on Lake in China
World’s Largest Nuclear Fusion Experiment Clears Milestone –The International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor is set to launch operations in 2025 https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/worlds-largest-nuclear-fusion-experiment-clears-milestone/
Republican lawmaker presses Navy on UFO sightings –A top Republican on the House Homeland Security Committee is seeking more details from the Navy on recent reports of “unidentified aerial phenomenon,” including what resources it is using to investigate the mysterious sightings and whether it has “found physical evidence or otherwise” to substantiate them.
Greenland Lost 12.5 Billion Tons of Ice in a Single Day –The amount of ice collectively lost last Wednesday and Thursday would be enough to cover Florida in almost five inches of water
The Coming End of an Era at NASA –Soon, if no mission returns to the moon, no one on Earth will have set foot on another world.
Dig at Waterloo finds musket balls and grisly remains at Napoleon’s last battle –Excavation is reportedly the first done on the spot of a field hospital for British forces and their allies in the 1815 conflict.
Astronauts Are Growing Microbes in Space to Help Us Mine Asteroids –Scientists think that bacteria can help make space mining much easier.