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2010-09-09 01:21:43

Armed with a decade's worth of satellite data, University of Illinois atmospheric scientists have documented some surprising trends in aerosol pollution concentration, distribution and composition over the Indian subcontinent.

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2010-09-02 18:00:00

NASA's Terra satellite captured the changing Tropical Storm Kompasu over Korea and China very early today, as it makes its way east to northern Japan.

2010-08-09 14:17:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Terra Nova Royalty Corporation (NYSE: TTT) (the "Company") announced plans to release its second quarter 2010 results before market on Monday, August 16, 2010.

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2010-08-09 06:56:26

Drought and the worst heat wave Russia has seen in 130 years have sparked a devastating outbreak of wildfires across the nation this summer, primarily in the country's western and central regions.

2010-06-30 07:30:00

HELPER, Utah, June 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Terra Systems, Inc. (Pink Sheets: TSYI) announced today that it has received a grant as a part of an alliance formed with the Utah State University Research Foundation and its Energy Dynamics Laboratory to fund the startup of its carbon pilot plant.

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2010-06-28 12:55:00

The Earth floats delicately in space, sunlight illuminating the fluid mottling of white clouds suspended over its surface.

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2010-05-27 06:35:00

On May 24, 2010, the Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer (ASTER) instrument on NASA's Terra spacecraft captured this false-color, high-resolution view of the very tip of the Mississippi River delta.

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2010-05-21 10:47:34

These unique images of the Deepwater Horizon oil slick in the Gulf of Mexico were obtained by the Multi-angle Imaging SpectroRadiometer (MISR) instrument aboard NASA's Terra spacecraft on May 17, 2010.

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2010-05-18 14:48:36

NASA's Terra satellite continues to provide visible and infrared imagery of Iceland's Eyjafjallajokull Volcano ash plume, and the most recent imagery showed the plume being pulled in a northeasterly direction over the island nation.

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2010-05-12 11:27:25

NASA has mobilized its remote-sensing assets to help assess the spread and impact of the Deepwater Horizon BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico at the request of US disaster response agencies.


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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