Tagged: temperature

Scientists Just Discovered A New State Of Water!

Scientists Just Discovered A New State Of Water!

Think you know everything about water, think again! Scientists just discovered a second state of liquid water. What makes it so different?

Stephen Hawking: Earth Could Turn Into Hothouse Planet Like Venus

Stephen Hawking: Earth Could Turn Into Hothouse Planet Like Venus

Earth could turn into a hothouse planet like Venus, with boiling oceans and acid rain, if humans don’t curb irreversible climate change, physicist Stephen Hawking claimed in a recent interview. But most climate experts...

Asteroids: Fun Facts and Information About Asteroids

Asteroids: Fun Facts and Information About Asteroids

Despite their size, asteroids can be dangerous. Many have hit Earth in the past, and more will crash into our planet in the future. That’s one reason scientists study asteroids and are eager to...

An iceberg the size of Delaware has broken off from Antarctica

An iceberg the size of Delaware has broken off from Antarctica

Scientists have been expecting this event for months, and say it wasn’t caused by climate change. Sea levels won’t rise from this new iceberg because the ice was already in the ocean. But it’s...

Hubble Detects Blazingly Hot Exoplanet — “Its Water Atmosphere Glows”

Hubble Detects Blazingly Hot Exoplanet — “Its Water Atmosphere Glows”

Scientists have discovered the strongest evidence to date for a stratosphere on a planet outside our solar system, or exoplanet. A stratosphere is a layer of atmosphere in which temperature increases with higher altitudes....

55 Cancri e: Super-Hot Super-Earth

55 Cancri e: Super-Hot Super-Earth

Astronomers discovered the planet in 2004 after looking at the spectrum of its parent star, 55 Cancri A, one of two stars in a binary system about 40 light-years from Earth in the constellation...

Yawns Help the Brain Keep Its Cool

Yawns Help the Brain Keep Its Cool

Gallup says yawns have traditionally been known as a sign of sleepiness, or boredom. But recent evidence suggests that yawning may function to promote brain cooling. The idea being, when you breathe in deeply,...

Climate Change Is Turning Antarctica Green

Climate Change Is Turning Antarctica Green

A new study has found a steady growth of moss in Antarctica over the last 50 years as temperatures increased as a result of climate change. The continued retreat of glaciers will make the...

It’s Official: Three-Toed Sloths Are the Slowest Mammals on Earth

It’s Official: Three-Toed Sloths Are the Slowest Mammals on Earth

After seven years of studying three-toed sloths, scientists at the University of Wisconsin–Madison have made it official: the tree-dwelling animals are the slowest mammals on earth, metabolically speaking. With a metabolic rate of 162...

What Happens When You Die?

What Happens When You Die?

Immediately after you die, your body begins to decompose. Trace thought it would be interesting to take a look at everything that happens after your heart stops beating.