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2012-03-15 12:11:32

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

Image 1 - Falling Clouds May Combat Global Warming
2012-02-22 13:47:46

In what may be a natural response to rising global temperatures, Earth's clouds fell by an average of approximately one-percent over the first decade of this century, according to a new study.

NASA Sees Giovanna Reach Cyclone Strength, Threaten Madagascar
2012-02-13 18:00:48

Tropical Storm 12S built up steam and became a cyclone on February 10, 2012 as NASA's Terra satellite passed overhead. Residents of east-central Madagascar should prepare for this cyclone to make landfall by February 13 according to forecasters.

Image 1 - Terra And ASTER Provide Improved Topographic Earth Map
2011-10-17 14:34:29

NASA and Japan released a significantly improved version of the most complete digital topographic map of Earth on Monday, produced with detailed measurements from NASA's Terra spacecraft.

NASA Gets An Icy Cold Wink From Hurricane Jova's Eye
2011-10-11 18:00:50

Several NASA satellites have been following Hurricane Jova since birth and over the last day, Jova's eye has "winked" at them.

NASA Satellites Eyes Changes In Hurricane Katia
2011-09-07 05:06:09

Major Hurricane Katia continues to approach the U.S. East coast and stir up rough surf.

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2011-08-16 14:13:13

NASA has put to rest any speculations that Earth maybe expanding or contracting.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.