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2014/07/22 20:39
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... —In late June 2013, an exceptional binary containing a rapidly spinning neutron star underwent a dramatic change in behavior never before observed. The pulsar's radio beacon vanished, while...
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2014/07/22 18:54
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NASA's TRMM satellite measured up Super Typhoon Rammasun's rainfall rates, rainfall totals and cloud heights providing a look at the inner workings and aftermath of the storm. Super Typhoon Rammasun...
2014/07/22 11:31
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Since 2009, NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) has spotted hundreds of conspicuous holes on the Moon. These steep-walled “pits” might lead to underground environments sheltered from radiation,...
2014/07/22 10:31
2014/07/22 10:31
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While many previous studies on habitable planetary conditions have focused on the atmosphere, a new study from UK researchers at the University of East Anglia has found that the dynamics of a planet’s...
2014/07/21 22:39
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The sun has gone quiet. Almost too quiet. A few weeks ago it was teeming with sunspots, as you would expect since we are supposed to be in the middle of solar maximum-the time in the sun's 11-year...
2014/07/21 14:31
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NASA’s Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2, which launched on July 2, will soon be providing about 100,000 high-quality measurements each day of carbon dioxide concentrations from around the globe....
2014/07/21 14:31
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While the moon‘s surface is battered by millions of craters, it also has over 200 holes – steep-walled pits that in some cases might lead to caves that future astronauts could explore and use for...
2014/07/21 08:00
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FOUNTAIN SPRINGS — About 40 North Schuylkill middle school students had fun this past week while learning about scientific discovery and space exploration through NASA’s Summer of Innovation...
2014/07/21 01:21
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Why has the sun gone quiet? Scientists baffled as sun spots disappear during peak period of solar activity Just a few weeks ago it was bursting with sunspots but now it seems to be going days without...
2014/07/20 09:09
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WORCESTER — Forty-five years ago on July 20, 1969, Apollo 11 landed on the moon. On board, crew member Edwin E. "Buzz" Aldrin had taken a miniature book along for the momentous event. "The book...
2014/07/19 22:06
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The sun has gone quiet. Almost too quiet. A few weeks ago it was teeming with sunspots, as you would expect since we are supposed to be in the middle of solar maximum–the time in the sun’s 11-year...
2014/07/19 21:31
2014/07/19 21:31
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Apollo 11 landed on the Moon on July 20th, 1969, a little after 4:00 in the afternoon Eastern Daylight Time. The Lunar Module, nicknamed Eagle and flown by Neil Armstrong and Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin,...
2014/07/18 17:39
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Imagery from NASA's Aqua satellite captured a wide-eyed Typhoon Rammasun as it was making landfall in northern Hainan Island, China early on July 18. A rainfall analysis using another NASA satellite...
2014/07/18 14:52
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Celebrating its 10th anniversary this week, NASA's Aura satellite and its four onboard instruments measure some of the climate agents in the atmosphere, including greenhouse gases, clouds and dust...
2014/07/17 18:31
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The Magnetometer instrument that will fly on NOAA’s GOES-R satellite when it is launched in early 2016 has completed the development and testing phase and is ready to be integrated with the...
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2014/07/17 15:18
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WASHINGTON — For the first time in history, humanity is within reach of finding Earth-like planets where life exists, but these extraterrestrials may not take the form of intelligent beings, experts...
2014/07/16 17:44
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The inner Van Allen radiation belt is fairly stable, but the outer one changes shape, size and composition in ways that scientists don't yet perfectly understand. Some of the particles within this...
2014/07/16 11:31
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The Aura atmospheric chemistry satellite celebrates its 10th anniversary on July 15th, 2014. Since its launch in 2004, Aura has monitored the Earth’s atmosphere and provided data on the ozone layer,...
2014/07/15 11:34
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Every full moon, Landsat 8 turns its back on Earth. As the satellite’s orbit takes it to the nighttime side of the planet, Landsat 8 pivots to point at the moon. It scans the distant lunar surface...
2014/07/14 17:39
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The once-powerful Super Typhoon Neoguri weakened to a tropical storm when it dropped heavy rainfall over southern Japan during the week of July 7, 2014. NASA and the Japan Aerospace Exploration...
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