Articles (Earth Sciences)

Sizzling Summers Ahead
(Environment and Climate Change)

We are all aware that summers are getting much longer and much, much hotter with every passing year. This does not just impact our wellbeing negatively; it is becoming more and more life-threatening.


Why Do Beach Sand Look Different?
(Safe Summer)

The sand of different beaches differs in color, size, and composition. To understand the science behind these differences, we invite you to read the following lines.


Could A Black Hole Bring the End of the World?
(Astronomy and Space Sciences)

Black holes are a big concern; not just for NASA scientists, but for the whole world. The biggest question is: What would happen if a black hole reached us? Would it be our doom?


The Sky and Earth from an Artist’s Point of View
(Science and Art)

Since the beginning of time, the relationship between Sky and Earth has occupied human thought and imagination; it has always been a topic for various artistic works that express the artist's interpretation of this relationship.


The Largest and Smallest Living Organisms Ever
(Life Sciences)

We live in a world full of contradictions, the strangest among them all may be the vast differences in the sizes of living organisms.


Nocturnal Animals: When Stars Guide the Way
(Life Sciences)

Have you ever wondered what would happen if you got lost in the desert? Well, that will not be a problem if you were a dung beetle, a bird, or a seal.

Earth’s Cousin
(Astronomy and Space Sciences)

Each discovery is a significant milestone in humanity’s efforts to find evidence of life elsewhere in our galaxy; astronomers are looking for a planet that mimics the Earth’s characteristics to be able to support life.


Gravitational Waves
(Astronomy and Space Sciences)

In 1950, German physicist Albert Einstein developed a theory known as the General Theory of Relativity, in which he looked at gravity from a different perspective.


Earth from Another Perspective
(Astronomy and Space Sciences)

Is it possible to learn more about our life on Earth by reading in astronomy? It seems that the correct answer is “No”; however, astronauts can change that to a big “Yes”.


Biodiversity and the Pharmaceutical Industry
(Health and the Human Body)

Observing nature and scouring it in search for remedies and healing is by no means a new trend; humans have done so for tens of millennia.


Moon Valley
(Travel, Explore, and Venture)

Moon Valley is considered one of the most popular global touristic attractions; tourists visit it to enjoy its peculiar beauty, as if visiting the Moon without leaving Earth!


Nature Phobia
(Behavioral Sciences)

Nature phobia is one of the most popular types of phobia; it is the anxiety and fear of different landscapes around us.

Dragon Blood Tree
(Life Sciences)

The dragon blood tree is a rare plant that grows in rocky grounds and on high locations; it stand outis becuase it bleeds when it is truncated.

The Gate to Hell
(Travel, Explore, and Venture)

Although the Gate of Hell is not a natural phenomenon, but a human disaster, it has become a famous touristic site in Turkmenistan.

Food Waste and World Hunger
(Agriculture, Food, and Nutrition)

Have you ever thought that the food waste you dispose of after each meal could be someone’s most precious wish in a different side of the world? 

The Martian's Food
(Agriculture, Food, and Nutrition)

In The Martian, an astronaut whose colleagues think is dead, is abandoned on Mars, where he has to survive on very limited resources.


Nature's Got Talent
(Earth Sciences)

Do you believe that nature's got talent?

The Sound of Earth
(Earth Sciences)

Mother Nature is always speaking; she speaks in a language only the sincere listener can understand; actually, she is not only speaking, she is singing too.

Extracting Fuel from Air
(Energy and Water)

“Necessity is the mother of invention” is a popular  proverb that we realize is true when crises occur or when we go through difficulties in our lives.


Liquid Rainbow
(Travel, Explore, and Venture)

According to local legend, the river has escaped paradise to flow through Earth; read on the River of Five Colors and the Liquid Rainbow.

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