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Arctic Sea Ice Continues Decline, Hits 2nd-Lowest Level
2011-10-05 10:11:51

Last month the extent of sea ice covering the Arctic Ocean declined to the second-lowest extent on record.

Extreme 2010 Russian Fires And Pakistan Floods Linked Meteorologically
2011-08-31 08:49:43

Two of the most destructive natural disasters of 2010 were closely linked by a single meteorological event, even though they occurred 1,500 miles (2,414 km) apart and were of completely different natures, a new NASA study suggests.

2011-08-26 07:33:59

BU researchers find that modeling errors produced exaggerated claims

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2011-07-17 08:08:22

South Korea’s space agency has joined its international counterparts in putting satellite data at the disposal of rescue authorities following major disasters such as earthquakes and tsunamis.

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2011-06-01 08:35:17

A NASA-led research team has used a variety of NASA satellite data to create the most precise map ever produced depicting the amount and location of carbon stored in Earth's tropical forests.

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2011-03-23 11:38:04

An ESA project has recently demonstrated that new ways of processing satellite data can show how different properties of snow can be observed from space.

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2011-02-03 12:49:29

Punxsutawney Phil predicted that spring will come on time and NASA satellite data suggests that residents in more than one-third of the US are now anxious for the prediction to come true.

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2010-12-15 10:55:27

We may be becoming an ever more technologically advanced society, but we remain as dependent as ever -- if not more and more so -- on the natural world that surrounds us.

2010-11-15 14:20:03

Since its latest series of deadly eruptions, Java’s Mt Merapi has been spewing volcanic ash clouds into the air.

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2010-04-24 07:45:00

Taking advantage of NASA's 'Operation Ice Bridge' campaign, measurements of Arctic sea ice have been made from an aircraft flying directly under CryoSat-2's orbital path.


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'.