How Nigerians contribute to global warming
Global warming is the long-term rise in the average temperature of the Earth's climate system. It is a major aspect of climate change and has been demonstrated by direct temperature measurements and by measurements of various effects of warming.
How Microgravity will change manufacturing
Microgravity can be used to unlock old materials and make new ones in ways that can’t be replicated on Earth. Private companies know this, and are leading the charge toward the next gold rush. But can they turn low Earth orbit into a home for the next industrial revolution?
Nigerian govt. to investigate Abuja Earth Tremor
The Federal Executive Council (FEC) Wednesday in Abuja set up a ministerial committee to investigate the earth tremor which rocked Abuja last Thursday and report its findings to the council.
Menstruation: Green is the new red
Menstruation is a natural part of every woman's life. The average woman will use some 10,000 single-use pads and tampons in her lifetime. They may be disposable, but they’re not sustainable. Conventional sanitary products can take up to 800 years to decompose. Down To Earth explores the best ways for women to make their periods more eco-friendly.
Astronauts reflect on holiday memories from space
With Christmas and New Years just days away, astronauts working on the International Space Station (ISS) reflect on some of their fondest memories of the holidays back down on Earth.