The World as We Know It Is About to End, Say Some Really Frightened Scientists A new study by 22 biologists and ecologists has found that environmental changes on our planet are reaching a point of no return that leads to mass extinctions and harms human welfare.
MESSENGER, the first NASA probe to orbit the planet Mercury, took a black-and-white picture of our planet from 61 million miles (98 million kilometers) away. | This Is What The Earth Looks Like From A Billion Miles Away
Astronomers have captured what may be the first-ever direct photograph of an alien planet in the process of forming around a nearby star. The picture, which captured a giant alien planet as it is coming together, was snapped by the European Southern Observatory's Very Large Telescope in Chile.