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2015-02-11 20:21:04

Optical Payload Aboard NOAA's DSCOVR Mission Launches Successfully PALO ALTO, Calif., Feb.

2015-02-09 16:21:40

WASHINGTON, Feb. 9, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) now is scheduled to launch at 6:05 p.m. EST Tuesday, Feb.

2015-02-03 16:20:41

NOAA/NASA Deep Space Climate Observatory Set to Launch February 8 BOULDER, Colo., Feb. 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- A Ball Aerospace and Technologies Corp.

2015-01-29 08:21:11

CERES and OMPS-N Secured on Satellite, VIIRS Instrument Scheduled for March BOULDER, Colo., Jan.

2015-01-16 12:20:20

WASHINGTON, Jan.

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2014-12-26 12:43:53

An unexpected and unwelcomed holiday surprise arrived for the people of Mississippi, Georgia and Louisiana this week, and as the storm took shape, NASA and US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA) probes kept an eye on the weather system.

SS City of Rio de Janeiro San Franciso
2014-12-12 11:14:42

In 1901, the SS City of Rio de Janeiro sank in the Gulf of Farallones (San Francisco), killing 120 people. For the first time since, we stunning sonar images of the wreck.


Word of the Day
prosopography
  • a study of the individuals in a group of people within a specific context and their relationships.
  • In rhetoric, the description of any one's personal appearance.
The word 'prosopography' comes from a Latin word meaning 'description of a person’s appearance' from Greek roots meaning 'face' or 'person' and 'writing'.