NASA Finds 219 Possible Planets, Including 10 'Earths' loading...
NASA Finds 219 Possible Planets, Including 10 'Earths'
The worlds are part of the final census from the Kepler telescope, which found a total of more than 4,000 planet candidates over four years.
Amazing Pictures Show Life Inside One Of Earth's Oldest Deserts loading...
Amazing Pictures Show Life Inside One Of Earth's Oldest Deserts
Explore the creative sanctuary and unrivalled mystery of the Namibian Desert.
These Salt Flats Are One of the Most Remarkable Vistas on Earth loading...
These Salt Flats Are One of the Most Remarkable Vistas on Earth
Bolivia's Salar de Uyuni can make for an incredible experience or a logistical nightmare. Plan your trip with these tips.
Museum-Goers Beware: That Ancient Artefact May Be Hot loading...
Museum-Goers Beware: That Ancient Artefact May Be Hot
An archaeological detective is shining light on the sometimes shady business behind museum collections.
Why You Need More Dirt in Your Life loading...
Why You Need More Dirt in Your Life
Soil helps build up our defences against disease and imparts a sense of the sacred—and we are killing it.
New Nighttime Map Shows Earth in Whole New Light loading...
New Nighttime Map Shows Earth in Whole New Light
Comparing satellite data from 2012 and 2016 reveals where the planet has dimmed and brightened.
About Earth

As far as we know, Earth is the only liveable planet. The atmosphere provides a shield to the void of space and which locks in nitrogen and oxygen for us to breathe.

70% of Earths surface is ocean, which is also inhabited by diverse life forms. Earth is made up of different layers. It has an inner core, an outer core, a mantle and a crust. 

Earth also has four types of spheres. They are the hydrosphere, biosphere, lithosphere and atmosphere. 

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