Is the Earth the best world to be able to reach space?

Most of the almost four thousand extrasolar planets we know are supertierras and minineptunos, two types of worlds that do not exist in our solar system. The supertierras are, as the name suggests, rocky planets larger than our planet (with a radius between one and two times the terrestrial). This…

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Lightning seen from space

The GLM instrument (Geostationary Lightning Mapper) located on board the GOES-17 satellite detects lightning flashes, offering meteorites data never before available, according to NOAA.

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