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Philly.com
How Villanova scientists scoped out 'new' planet for wateranalysis done by Guinan, Engle, and their colleagues is solid, said Ravi Koppar
How Villanova scientists scoped out 'new' planet for water
Philly.com / Posted 12 hours ago
analysis done by Guinan, Engle, and their colleagues is solid, said Ravi Kopparapu, an astrophysicist at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md. "If I were in their place, I would do the same thing," Kopparapu... Read more
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PhysOrg
NASA sees heavy rain in Gaston as it fights wind shear75 mph, making it a minimal hurricane. GPM is a joint mission between NASA and
NASA sees heavy rain in Gaston as it fights wind shear
PhysOrg / Posted 23 hours ago
75 mph, making it a minimal hurricane. GPM is a joint mission between NASA and the Japanese space agency JAXA. At NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, rain rates derived from the GPM GMI (over the outer part of the storm)... Read more
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PhysOrg
NASA awards Next Generation Land Mobile Radio contractcore requirements of the contract consist of the installation and maintenance o
NASA awards Next Generation Land Mobile Radio contract
PhysOrg / Posted 23 hours ago
core requirements of the contract consist of the installation and maintenance of the LMR P25 system at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, and the agency's Wallops Flight Facility in Wallops Island, Virginia. The... Read more
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PhysOrg
WISE, Fermi missions reveal a surprising blazar connectionrelationship allows astronomers to identify potential new gamma-ray blazars by
WISE, Fermi missions reveal a surprising blazar connection
PhysOrg / Posted 2 days ago
relationship allows astronomers to identify potential new gamma-ray blazars by studying WISE infrared data. Credit: NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center/Francesco Massaro, University of Turin Astronomers studying distant galaxies powered by monster... Read more
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CBS News
Melting Arctic ice is the "new normal," NASA saysNow, we’re kind of used to these low levels of sea ice -- it’s the new normal,”
Melting Arctic ice is the "new normal," NASA says
CBS News / Posted 3 days ago
Now, we’re kind of used to these low levels of sea ice -- it’s the new normal,” Walt Meier, a sea ice scientist at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center, said in a press release. Meier stressed that while we won’t be seeing a record low for the... Read more
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Newsmax
NASA: 'New Normal' for Arctic Ice Melt Means Decline in Long Runwon't have a record low, the sea ice is not showing any kind of recovery," said
NASA: 'New Normal' for Arctic Ice Melt Means Decline in Long Run
Newsmax / Posted 3 days ago
won't have a record low, the sea ice is not showing any kind of recovery," said Walt Meier, a sea ice scientist at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland. "It's still in a continued decline over the long term. It's just not... Read more
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PhysOrg
NASA sees a fading Fiona in Atlantic99L in the Eastern Atlantic at 1145 UTC (7:45 a.m. EDT). The image was created
NASA sees a fading Fiona in Atlantic
PhysOrg / Posted 3 days ago
99L in the Eastern Atlantic at 1145 UTC (7:45 a.m. EDT). The image was created by the NASA/NOAA GOES Project at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland using data from NOAA's GOES-East satellite. Fiona appeared elongated as a... Read more
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ScienceBlogs
How the last great American eclipse almost shocked EinsteinStates had a chance to beat the rest of the world in 1918, and almost succeeded
How the last great American eclipse almost shocked Einstein
ScienceBlogs / Posted 3 days ago
States had a chance to beat the rest of the world in 1918, and almost succeeded! Image credit: NASA / Cosmic Times / Goddard Space Flight Center, Jim Lochner and Barbara Mattson, via... Read more
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PhysOrg
MAVEN spacecraft gears up to observe global dust storm on Marsscience mission on Nov. 16, 2014, and is the first spacecraft dedicated to unde
MAVEN spacecraft gears up to observe global dust storm on Mars
PhysOrg / Posted 3 days ago
science mission on Nov. 16, 2014, and is the first spacecraft dedicated to understanding Mars' upper atmosphere. NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center manages the MAVEN project for the principal investigator at the University of Colorado, Boulder,... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Total solar eclipse, a year away, already creating buzzof the April 8, 2024, total solar eclipse. Alex Young, associate director of t
Total solar eclipse, a year away, already creating buzz
The Seattle Times / Posted 4 days ago
of the April 8, 2024, total solar eclipse. Alex Young, associate director of the Heliophysics Science Division at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in Maryland, plans to be in Carbondale for the eclipse, which will be his first. “Total solar... Read more
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Island Packet
The solar eclipse of a lifetime in the US is a year away but already causing a buzzof the April 8, 2024, total solar eclipse. Alex Young, associate director of t
The solar eclipse of a lifetime in the US is a year away but already causing a buzz
Island Packet / Posted 4 days ago
of the April 8, 2024, total solar eclipse. Alex Young, associate director of the Heliophysics Science Division at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in Maryland, plans to be in Carbondale for the eclipse, which will be his first. “Total solar... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
More than 1,500 Attend OBAP Conventionyouth from the Chicago area through workshops with Dr. Aprille J. Ericsson, Ast
More than 1,500 Attend OBAP Convention
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 4 days ago
youth from the Chicago area through workshops with Dr. Aprille J. Ericsson, Astronautical/Aeronautical Engineer of the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, the U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Air Force and the Academy of Model Aeronautics. The FAA and OBAP... Read more
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CBS Baltimore
NASA Spacecraft Will Travel 2-Years To Collect Asteroid Samplessolar system, 4.5 billion years ago. “These were there when the solar system f
NASA Spacecraft Will Travel 2-Years To Collect Asteroid Samples
CBS Baltimore / Posted 7 days ago
solar system, 4.5 billion years ago. “These were there when the solar system first formed,” said Dr. Amy Simon from NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center. “And so, understanding them is going to help us understand how our solar system formed, how... Read more
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KERA North Texas
As July's Record Heat Builds Through August, Arctic Ice Keeps Meltingplace is cooking like the Arctic, which has been warming at twice the rate of t
As July's Record Heat Builds Through August, Arctic Ice Keeps Melting
KERA North Texas / Posted 7 days ago
place is cooking like the Arctic, which has been warming at twice the rate of the rest of the world. Walt Meier, of NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Maryland, says conditions in the Arctic have changed drastically over the past 20 years —... Read more
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Daily Mail
Are tiny BLACK HOLES hitting Earth once every 1,000 years?Earth once a millennium or so, but would be very, very hard to detect,' Alexand
Are tiny BLACK HOLES hitting Earth once every 1,000 years?
Daily Mail / Posted 7 days ago
Earth once a millennium or so, but would be very, very hard to detect,' Alexander Kashlinsky, an astrophysicist at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, told Business Insider. 'We certainly would notice if one passed near the... Read more
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PhysOrg
NASA monitors the 'new normal' of sea iceany kind of recovery. It's still in a continued decline over the long term," sa
NASA monitors the 'new normal' of sea ice
PhysOrg / Posted 7 days ago
any kind of recovery. It's still in a continued decline over the long term," said Walt Meier, a sea ice scientist at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland. "It's just not going to be as extreme as other years because the weather... Read more
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Kansas City InfoZine
NASA to Launch First U.S. Asteroid Sample Return Missionin the thermal infrared spectrum. OSIRIS-REx Visible and Infrared Spectrometer
NASA to Launch First U.S. Asteroid Sample Return Mission
Kansas City InfoZine / Posted 8 days ago
in the thermal infrared spectrum. OSIRIS-REx Visible and Infrared Spectrometer (OVIRS) – An instrument provided by NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland and designed to measure visible and infrared light from Bennu to identify... Read more
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New Kerala
NASA prepares to launch first U.S. Asteroid sample return mission - newkerala.com #106546in the thermal infrared spectrum. OSIRIS-REx Visible and Infrared Spectrometer
NASA prepares to launch first U.S. Asteroid sample return mission - newkerala.com #106546
New Kerala / Posted 8 days ago
in the thermal infrared spectrum. OSIRIS-REx Visible and Infrared Spectrometer (OVIRS) An instrument provided by NASAs Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland and designed to measure visible and infrared light from Bennu to identify... Read more
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PhysOrg
NASA sees sixth tropical cyclone form in Atlantic(DPR Ku Band) data was used to create a 3-D slice through the forming tropical
NASA sees sixth tropical cyclone form in Atlantic
PhysOrg / Posted 9 days ago
(DPR Ku Band) data was used to create a 3-D slice through the forming tropical depression. The 3-D image, created at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md. showed intensity and heights of precipitation in some tall storms reached... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
NASA announces USD1-M competition to create robots for Marsan artist’s rendering of a solar storm hitting the planet Mars and stripping io
NASA announces USD1-M competition to create robots for Mars
Manila Bulletin / Posted 9 days ago
an artist’s rendering of a solar storm hitting the planet Mars and stripping ions from the planet’s upper atmosphere. (Goddard Space Flight Center/NASA via AP) Each team’s robot is expected to resolve the aftermath of a dust storm on Mars,... Read more
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Daily Mail
Watch the Van Allen belt battered by biggest solar storm of a decadehappens Artist concept of accelerated electrons circulating in Earth's Van Alle
Watch the Van Allen belt battered by biggest solar storm of a decade
Daily Mail / Posted 10 days ago
happens Artist concept of accelerated electrons circulating in Earth's Van Allen radiation belts. (Credits: NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center; Tom Bridgman, animator) The Van Allen belts, named after their discoverer, are regions within... Read more
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PhysOrg
NASA's asteroid redirect mission completes robotic design milestoneIn the Robotics Operation Center at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Green
NASA's asteroid redirect mission completes robotic design milestone
PhysOrg / Posted 10 days ago
In the Robotics Operation Center at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, an engineering development unit of the robotic capture system is tested at full scale. Credit: NASA Following a key program review, NASA approved the... Read more
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PhysOrg
NASA analyzes deadly Louisiana floodingof precipitation was also reported in Louisiana during the middle of Mar. 2016
NASA analyzes deadly Louisiana flooding
PhysOrg / Posted 11 days ago
of precipitation was also reported in Louisiana during the middle of Mar. 2016 and also caused record flooding. At NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, NASA's Integrated Multi-satellite Retrievals for GPM (IMERG) data were... Read more
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PhysOrg
Van Allen probes catch rare glimpse of supercharged radiation beltthey pose a hazard to spacecraft and astronauts," said David Sibeck, the Van Al
Van Allen probes catch rare glimpse of supercharged radiation belt
PhysOrg / Posted 11 days ago
they pose a hazard to spacecraft and astronauts," said David Sibeck, the Van Allen Probes mission scientist at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, who was not involved with the paper. "If you knew how bad the radiation... Read more
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CBS Baltimore
NASA: Venus Could Have Been A Lot Like EarthSun of the distant past. “About 3 billion years ago, the Sun was a little dimm
NASA: Venus Could Have Been A Lot Like Earth
CBS Baltimore / Posted 14 days ago
Sun of the distant past. “About 3 billion years ago, the Sun was a little dimmer,” says Ravi Kumar Kopparapu, of the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center. NASA scientists plugged that info into a super computer model of the Venus of 3 billion years... Read more
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PhysOrg
NASA's GPM examines exceptionally heavy Louisiana rainstorms(DPR Ku band) measured rain falling at a rate of over 3.9 inches (100.1 mm) per
NASA's GPM examines exceptionally heavy Louisiana rainstorms
PhysOrg / Posted 14 days ago
(DPR Ku band) measured rain falling at a rate of over 3.9 inches (100.1 mm) per hour in one intense downpour. At NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, a 3-D image and animation were created using the GPM data. The 3-D... Read more
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PhysOrg
NASA's Fermi mission expands its search for dark mattersolid signals, so we've started searching in some creative new ways," said Juli
NASA's Fermi mission expands its search for dark matter
PhysOrg / Posted 14 days ago
solid signals, so we've started searching in some creative new ways," said Julie McEnery, Fermi project scientist at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland. "With these results, Fermi has excluded more candidates, has shown that... Read more
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PhysOrg
Extreme rainfall along gulf coast measured by NASA's IMERGbetween NASA and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency. The results were made
Extreme rainfall along gulf coast measured by NASA's IMERG
PhysOrg / Posted 15 days ago
between NASA and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency. The results were made into an image and animation at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland. These results show that the most extreme rainfall during this period fell... Read more
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PhysOrg
Satellite sees remnants of Tropical Depression Javiercurrently located north of Cabo San Lazaro, Mexico. The GOES image was generat
Satellite sees remnants of Tropical Depression Javier
PhysOrg / Posted 16 days ago
currently located north of Cabo San Lazaro, Mexico. The GOES image was generated at the NASA/NOAA GOES Project at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland. Javier's remnants are expected to produce storm rainfall of 2 to 4... Read more
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PhysOrg
NASA's IMERG measures Hurricane Earl's deadly rainfall in MexicoMeasurement mission, a joint mission of NASA and the Japan Aerospace Exploratio
NASA's IMERG measures Hurricane Earl's deadly rainfall in Mexico
PhysOrg / Posted 17 days ago
Measurement mission, a joint mission of NASA and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency. The analysis, created at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, showed rainfall over the period from when Earl became a tropical storm... Read more
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PhysOrg
IRIS spots plasma rain on sun's surfacehigh-energy particles bombard IRIS's charge-coupled device camera – an instrume
IRIS spots plasma rain on sun's surface
PhysOrg / Posted 18 days ago
high-energy particles bombard IRIS's charge-coupled device camera – an instrument used to detect photons. The video will load shortlyCredit: NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center; Joy Ng, producer/IRIS/Lockheed Martin Solar and Astrophysics Labor... Read more
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PhysOrg
Mini NASA satellite begins environmental testinga cereal box, Dellingr is a six-unit, or 6U, CubeSat -- indicating its volume i
Mini NASA satellite begins environmental testing
PhysOrg / Posted 18 days ago
a cereal box, Dellingr is a six-unit, or 6U, CubeSat -- indicating its volume is approximately six liters. Credit: NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center/Bill Hrybyk Construction of NASA's Dellingr CubeSat - a miniature satellite that provides a... Read more
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The Christian Post
Comet Gets Eaten by Sun in Fiery Burst of Death, NASA Video Showsreason why comets easily vaporize is because they are made with ice and dust, a
Comet Gets Eaten by Sun in Fiery Burst of Death, NASA Video Shows
The Christian Post / Posted 18 days ago
reason why comets easily vaporize is because they are made with ice and dust, according to Sarah Frazier of NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center. The sun-eating phenomenon was observed last August 1. SDO Photos Mistaken as Solar... Read more
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EarthSky
First map of thawing under Greenland iceusually indicative of ice sliding over a thawed bed. Joe MacGregor, lead autho
First map of thawing under Greenland ice
EarthSky / Posted 19 days ago
usually indicative of ice sliding over a thawed bed. Joe MacGregor, lead author of the study and a glaciologist at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center, explained: Each of these methods has strengths and weaknesses. Considering just one isn’t... Read more
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Wired News
Why We Shouldn’t Go to Mars: We Might Decimate the MartiansJPL-Caltech / Univ. of Arizona Conley is a small person, slender and barely mo
Why We Shouldn’t Go to Mars: We Might Decimate the Martians
Wired News / Posted 19 days ago
JPL-Caltech / Univ. of Arizona Conley is a small person, slender and barely more than 5 feet tall. When we meet at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in suburban Maryland, she all but disappears inside her heavy coat. But if anyone was born to the... Read more
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Daily Mail
Water on Mars would have tasted horribleyears the red planet has lost 87 per cent of its water - leaving it barren and
Water on Mars would have tasted horrible
Daily Mail / Posted 21 days ago
years the red planet has lost 87 per cent of its water - leaving it barren and dry. The study by scientists at Nasa's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, is the first to determine just how much water Mars had in its... Read more
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New Kerala
Study maps hidden water pollution in U.S. coastal areas - newkerala.com #100593developed by Horizon Systems Corporation in Herndon, Virginia; the North Americ
Study maps hidden water pollution in U.S. coastal areas - newkerala.com #100593
New Kerala / Posted 22 days ago
developed by Horizon Systems Corporation in Herndon, Virginia; the North American Land Data Assimilation System from NASAs Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland; the Variable Infiltration Capacity Macroscale Hydrologic Model from the... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
OBAP’s 40th National Convention Starts Aug. 10Senior Vice President, Flight Ops, FedEx Express, Dr. Aprille J. Ericsson, Astr
OBAP’s 40th National Convention Starts Aug. 10
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 22 days ago
Senior Vice President, Flight Ops, FedEx Express, Dr. Aprille J. Ericsson, Astronautical/Aeronautical Engineer, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center and Bill Pritchett, Director of Education, Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA) throughout its... Read more
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PhysOrg
Satellite animation shows landfall of Hurricane Earl in Belizeproviding visible and infrared data on Hurricane Earl since its development as
Satellite animation shows landfall of Hurricane Earl in Belize
PhysOrg / Posted 22 days ago
providing visible and infrared data on Hurricane Earl since its development as a tropical depression on Aug. 2. At NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, the NASA/NOAA GOES project combined the data into an animation that... Read more
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express
CLIMATE CHANGE SHOCK: Ice sheet melt caused by heat from Earth's core NOT global warminghow the ice sheet will react to a warming climate. Joe MacGregor, lead author
CLIMATE CHANGE SHOCK: Ice sheet melt caused by heat from Earth's core NOT global warming
express / Posted 22 days ago
how the ice sheet will react to a warming climate. Joe MacGregor, lead author of the study and a glaciologist at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, said: "We’re ultimately interested in understanding how the ice sheet... Read more
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ScienceBlogs
The ‘awesome’ Perseid meteor shower is awfully overhypedmuch wider than Earth. When we’re closer to the stream’s center, the rate of me
The ‘awesome’ Perseid meteor shower is awfully overhyped
ScienceBlogs / Posted 22 days ago
much wider than Earth. When we’re closer to the stream’s center, the rate of meteors can be increased. Image credit: NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center. But that only means about a 50%-to-100% increase in the number of meteors over normal. Will... Read more
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PhysOrg
NASA maps thawed areas under Greenland ice sheetflows and how it will behave in the future," said Joe MacGregor, lead author of
NASA maps thawed areas under Greenland ice sheet
PhysOrg / Posted 22 days ago
flows and how it will behave in the future," said Joe MacGregor, lead author of the study and a glaciologist at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland. "If the ice at its bottom is at the melting-point temperature, or thawed,... Read more
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PhysOrg
Tropical Storm Earl forms in Caribbean Seamake up a tropical cyclone) is forming near or over the center. The image was c
Tropical Storm Earl forms in Caribbean Sea
PhysOrg / Posted 24 days ago
make up a tropical cyclone) is forming near or over the center. The image was created by the NASA/NOAA GOES Project at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland.For updates on Earl, visit the NHC website at: http://www.nhc.noa... Read more
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PhysOrg
NASA's new CO2 sounder nearly ready for prime timeJeffrey Chen (not pictured), who developed the advanced laser system used on th
NASA's new CO2 sounder nearly ready for prime time
PhysOrg / Posted 24 days ago
Jeffrey Chen (not pictured), who developed the advanced laser system used on the CO2 Sounder Lidar. Credit: NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center/Bill Hrybyk After years of work, a team of NASA scientists and engineers is poised to realize a... Read more
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PhysOrg
NASA catches visible and infrared views of Tropical Storm Howardof thunderstorms east of the center of circulation. The image was created by NA
NASA catches visible and infrared views of Tropical Storm Howard
PhysOrg / Posted 24 days ago
of thunderstorms east of the center of circulation. The image was created by NASA's MODIS Rapid Response Team and NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland. Aqua's Atmospheric Infrared Sounder, or AIRS, instrument gathered... Read more
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PhysOrg
NASA looks at historic flooding from slow-moving Maryland stormsmission satellite, and geostationary IR (infrared) data. These data were used t
NASA looks at historic flooding from slow-moving Maryland storms
PhysOrg / Posted 24 days ago
mission satellite, and geostationary IR (infrared) data. These data were used to create images and animations at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland. GPM is a joint mission between NASA and the Japan Aerospace Exploration... Read more
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PhysOrg
NASA Spots Typhoon Nida's rainfall, approach to Chinathat rain was falling at a rate of over 3.5 inches (89 mm) per hour in some int
NASA Spots Typhoon Nida's rainfall, approach to China
PhysOrg / Posted 25 days ago
that rain was falling at a rate of over 3.5 inches (89 mm) per hour in some intense feeder (thunderstorm) bands. At NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, GPM data was used to create a 3-D image of the storm. Tropical Storm... Read more
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PhysOrg
Researchers apply quantum theory and Einstein's special relativity to plasma physics issuesSketch of a pulsar, center, in binary star system. Credit: NASA Goddard Space F
Researchers apply quantum theory and Einstein's special relativity to plasma physics issues
PhysOrg / Posted 28 days ago
Sketch of a pulsar, center, in binary star system. Credit: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Among the intriguing issues in plasma physics are those surrounding X-ray pulsars—collapsed stars that orbit around a cosmic companion and beam light at... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Oh, by the way, Armageddon group says world will end July 29(NASA Goddard Space Flight Center/Flickr Commons/CC BY 2.0) ETP says a polar s
Oh, by the way, Armageddon group says world will end July 29
WWLP Springfield / Posted 28 days ago
(NASA Goddard Space Flight Center/Flickr Commons/CC BY 2.0) ETP says a polar shift is going to trigger worldwide earthquakes, tidal waves, and hundred-pound hailstones. The group has produced a YouTube video entitled “Why The World Will End Surely... Read more
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