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Tres Lagunas Fire Burning In New Mexico
2013-06-03 18:08:37

NASA’s Aqua satellite captured an image of a large light-brown colored plume of smoke blowing east-southeast from the Tres Lagunas Fire burning in New Mexico.

Satellites See Potential Wildfire Threats In SoCal
2013-05-14 08:26:11

An ongoing project using NASA and Indian satellite data has identified two factors that are creating a potentially volatile Southern California wildfire season.

Cyclone Tim Developing In The Coral Sea Seen By NASA
2013-03-15 12:17:23

System 96P has been moving through the Coral Sea near northeastern Australia over the last couple of days, and today, March 14, NASA's Aqua satellite captured the storm as it matured into Tropical Storm Tim.

Satellite Views Of Nor'easter Lifespan Provided By NASA
2013-02-12 13:06:44

NASA and NOAA satellites have provided animations and images of the coupling of two low pressure areas that created the now historic winter-time nor'easter that brought more than two feet of snow to portions of the New England states on Feb. 8 and 9, 2013.

Researchers Use Satellites To Track Smog From Space
2012-11-27 17:16:51

Israeli scientists have come up with a more ideal way to track and monitor smog in cities around the world.

Tropical Depression Nilam Blankets Southern India Seen By NASA
2012-11-02 06:50:41

After Tropical Cyclone Nilam made landfall in southeastern India NASA's Terra satellite passed overhead and saw the storm's clouds blanket the entire southern portion of the country from Chennai southward.

Fifteenth Atlantic Tropical Depression Born Seen By NASA
2012-10-04 10:15:52

The fifteenth tropical depression of the Atlantic Ocean hurricane season was born on Oct. 3 an NASA's Terra satellite captured an image of it as it came to be.

2012-09-28 13:28:06

NASA selects Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC) of McLean, Va., for ocean color services at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md.

Typhoon Tembin Forms Fast In Philippines Seen By NASA Satellite
2012-08-21 08:53:42

NASA's Terra satellite captured the newest Typhoon in the western North Pacific Ocean, Tembin, as it moves parallel to Luzon, Philippines.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.