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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.

3 Days Of Hurricane Gordon's Atlantic Track Captured By NASA Satellites
2012-08-21 07:42:35

NASA's Terra and Aqua satellite have captured Hurricane Gordon over three days as it neared the Azores Islands in the eastern Atlantic Ocean.

First Satellite Deforestation Tracker For Whole Of Latin America Developed
2012-06-19 11:07:28

An international team of researchers in Colombia, the UK, US and Switzerland have developed the first ever system to monitor deforestation across Latin America in near real-time using satellite data

Image 1 - End of Winter: How 2012 Snow Stacks Up
2012-03-16 03:08:27

The mild winter of 2012 has many people asking, "Where's the snow?" These two snow cover maps show the difference between snow extent on March 3, 2011, and March 5, 2012.

2012-03-15 12:11:32

The mild winter of 2012 has many people asking, "Where's the snow?"


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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