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File photo of ants. (Credit: Nurcholis Anhari Lubis/Getty Images)

Study: Ants Cooled Earth’s Climate As Their Numbers Grew

According to a recent study, ants may be cooling Earth’s climate at their numbers grow.

08/04/2014

Surface water can be pushed deep into the planet's mantle and get trapped inside rare minerals. (Photo: NASA/Getty Images)

Researchers Find Hidden Ocean Locked Up Deep Beneath The Earth

Findings could help scientists better understand Earth’s water cycle.

06/12/2014

(Photo by NOAA/NASA GOES Project via Getty Images)

Balloon Rides To ‘Space’ For $75,000 A Seat

A company is planning on allowing people to ride higher than 98,000 feet above Earth’s atmosphere in a specially designed balloon for $75,000 a person.

10/23/2013

In this photo provided by Red Bull, Pilot Felix Baumgartner of Austria is seen before his jump during the first manned test flight for Red Bull Stratos on March 15, 2012 in Roswell, N.M. (credit: Jay Nemeth/Red Bull via Getty Images)

Baumgartner On Jump: ‘The Only Thing You Want To Do Is Come Back Alive’

Felix Baumgartner stood alone at the edge of space, poised in the open doorway of a capsule suspended above Earth and wondering if he would make it back alive. Twenty four miles below him, millions of people were right there with him, watching on the Internet and marveling at the wonder of the moment.

10/15/2012

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