Earth articles on Wikipedia
Earth (from Old English: Eoroe; Greek: Γαῖα Gaia; Latin: Terra), otherwise known as the World or the Globe, is the third planet from the Sun and the only
May 21st 2017

Google Earth
Earth Google Earth is a computer program that renders a simulacrum of the Earth based on satellite imagery. It maps the Earth by the superimposition of images
May 18th 2017

Flat Earth
The flat Earth model is an archaic conception of the Earth's shape as a plane or disk. Many ancient cultures subscribed to a flat Earth cosmography, including
May 19th 2017

Earth science
Earth science or geoscience is a widely embraced term for the fields of science related to the planet Earth. Earth science can be considered to be a branch
May 23rd 2017

Figure of the Earth
expression figure of the Earth has various meanings in geodesy according to the way it is used and the precision with which the Earth's size and shape is to
May 2nd 2017

Earth Day
celebrated in 1970, Earth Day events in more than 193 countries are now coordinated globally by the Earth Day Network. On Earth Day 2016, the landmark
May 3rd 2017

A super-Earth is an extrasolar planet with a mass higher than Earth's, but substantially below the masses of the Solar System's ice giants, Uranus and
May 20th 2017

Middle-earth is the fictional setting of much of British writer J. R. R. Tolkien's legendarium. The term is equivalent to the term Midgard of Norse mythology
Apr 23rd 2017

Structure of the Earth
of the Earth is layered in spherical shells, like an onion. These layers can be defined by their chemical and their rheological properties. Earth has an
May 21st 2017

Near-Earth object
A near-Earth object (NEO) is any small Solar System body whose orbit brings it into proximity with Earth. By definition, a solar system body is a NEO
Apr 30th 2017

Modern flat Earth societies
Modern flat Earth societies date from the middle of the 20th century; some adherents are serious and some are not. These organisations are based on the
May 21st 2017

Hollow Earth
The-Hollow-Earth The Hollow Earth hypothesis proposes that the planet Earth either is entirely hollow or otherwise contains a substantial interior space. The scientific
May 21st 2017

Miss Earth
Miss-EarthMiss Earth is an annual international environmental-themed beauty pageant promoting environmental awareness. Along with its rivals Miss-WorldMiss World and Miss
May 19th 2017

Earth-Two is a fictional universe appearing in American Flash stories published by DC Comics. First appearing in The Flash #123 (1961), Earth-Two was
May 9th 2017

Earth mass
Earth mass (M⊕, where ⊕ is the standard astronomical symbol for planet Earth) is the unit of mass equal to that of Earth. This value includes the atmosphere
Apr 17th 2017

History of Earth
The history of Earth concerns the development of the planet Earth from its formation to the present day. Nearly all branches of natural science have contributed
May 8th 2017

Live Earth
Live Earth is an event developed to increase environmental awareness through entertainment. Founded by Emmy-winning producer Kevin Wall, in partnership
Apr 19th 2017

Young Earth creationism
Earth Young Earth creationism (YEC) is the religious belief that the Universe, Earth, and all life on Earth were created by direct acts of God less than 10
May 20th 2017

Earth radius
historical development of the concept, see Earth Spherical Earth. Earth radius is the distance from the Earth's center to its surface, about 6,371 km (3,959 mi)
May 5th 2017

Outline of Earth sciences
also: Index of Earth science articles The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to Earth science: Earth science – all-embracing
Feb 2nd 2017

Expanding Earth
expanding Earth or growing Earth hypothesis asserts that the position and relative movement of continents is at least partially due to the volume of Earth increasing
May 5th 2017

Age of the Earth
The age of the Earth is 4.54 ± 0.05 billion years (4.54 × 109 years ± 1%). This dating is based on evidence from radiometric age-dating of meteorite material
Apr 5th 2017

Low Earth orbit
A low Earth orbit (LEO) is an orbit around Earth with an altitude between 160 kilometers (99 mi) (orbital period of about 88 minutes), and 2,000 kilometers
May 12th 2017

Flag of Earth
A flag of Earth is a flag used to represent Earth. Although no flag has received any "official recognition" by any governmental body, some individuals
May 16th 2017

Earth trojan
Earth An Earth trojan is an asteroid that orbits the Sun in the vicinity of the EarthSun Lagrangian points L4 (leading 60°) and L5 (trailing 60°), thus having
May 1st 2017

Earth Hour
Earth Hour is a worldwide movement organized by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF). The event is held annually encouraging individuals, communities
May 8th 2017

Old Earth creationism
Old Earth creationism is an umbrella term for a number of types of creationism, including gap creationism, progressive creationism, and evolutionary creationism
May 10th 2017

Gravity of Earth
gravity of Earth, which is denoted by g, refers to the acceleration that is imparted to objects due to the distribution of mass within the Earth. In SI units
May 15th 2017

Earth-grazing fireball
Earth An Earth-grazing fireball (or Earth-grazer) is a fireball, a very bright meteor that enters Earth’s atmosphere and leaves again. Some fragments may impact
Apr 25th 2017

Friends of the Earth
Friends of the Earth-InternationalEarth International (FoEI) is an international network of environmental organizations in 74 countries. Friends of the Earth was founded in
May 18th 2017

Spherical Earth
The earliest reliably documented mention of the spherical Earth concept dates from around the 6th century BC when it appeared in ancient Greek philosophy
May 6th 2017

Extremes on Earth
This article describes extreme locations on Earth. Entries listed in bold are Earth-wide extremes. Temperatures measured directly on the
May 21st 2017

Rare earth element
A rare earth element (REE) or rare earth metal (REM), as defined by IUPAC, is one of a set of seventeen chemical elements in the periodic table, specifically
May 2nd 2017

Earth analog
Earth An Earth analog (also referred to as a Earth Twin Earth, Earth-TwinEarth Twin, or Earth-like planet, though this latter term may refer to any terrestrial planet) is a
May 22nd 2017

Earth, Wind & Fire
Earth, Wind & Fire (EWF) is an American band that has spanned the musical genres of R&B, soul, funk, jazz, disco, pop, rock, Latin and African. They are
May 19th 2017

Greenhouse and icehouse Earth
history of the Earth, the planet's climate has been fluctuating between two dominant climate states: the greenhouse earth and the icehouse earth. These two
May 2nd 2017

Earth-Three is a fictional alternate universe set in the DC Comics Universe. It is the Earth of an alternate reality in the DC Multiverse. It first appeared
Apr 20th 2017

Rammed earth
Rammed earth, also known as taipa in Portuguese, tapial in Spanish, pise (de terre) in French, and hangtu (Chinese: 夯土; pinyin: hāngtǔ), is a technique
May 1st 2017

Diatomaceous earth
DiatomaceousDiatomaceous earth (pronunciation: /ˌdaɪ.ətəˌmeɪʃəs ˈɜːrθ/), also known as D.E., diatomite, or kieselgur/kieselguhr, is a naturally occurring, soft, siliceous
Apr 28th 2017

Earth sheltering
Earth sheltering is the architectural practice of using earth against building walls for external thermal mass, to reduce heat loss, and to easily maintain
Jan 1st 2017

Outline of Middle-earth
overview of and topical guide about Tolkien's fantasy universe: Middle-earth – fictional setting of the majority of author J. R. R. Tolkien's fantasy
Oct 7th 2016

Snowball Earth
The Snowball Earth hypothesis proposes that Earth's surface became entirely or nearly entirely frozen at least once, sometime earlier than 650 Mya (million
Apr 20th 2017

Miss Earth United States
Miss Earth United States is a beauty pageant held annually to select the United States representative to Miss Earth which is an annual international beauty
May 21st 2017

Earth religion
Earth religion is a term used mostly in the context of neopaganism.[citation needed] Earth-centered religion or nature worship is a system of religion
Apr 14th 2017

Earth in science fiction
or features the Earth. However, authors of speculative fiction novels and writers and directors of science fiction film deal with Earth quite differently
Apr 21st 2017

Earth (disambiguation)
Earth is the third planet from the Sun. Earth may also refer to: Earth (classical element), one of the four Greek classical elements Earth (Wu Xing)
Mar 20th 2017

Future of Earth
future of Earth can be extrapolated based upon the estimated effects of several long-term influences. These include the chemistry at Earth's surface,
Apr 26th 2017

Myth of the flat Earth
myth of the flat Earth is the modern misconception that the prevailing cosmological view during the Middle Ages in Europe saw the Earth as flat, instead
May 18th 2017

Earth-One (also Earth-1) is a name given to two fictional universes (The Pre-Crisis and Post-Crisis versions of the same universe) that have appeared
Apr 20th 2017

Earth's orbit
Earth'sEarth's orbit is the path through which the Earth travels around the Sun. The average distance between the Earth and the Sun is 149.60 million kilometers
May 22nd 2017

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