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Visualization of hurricanes throughout the oceans
Earth
Nov 21, 2017

This visualization follows sea salt, dust, and smoke from July 31 to November 1, 2017 to reveal how these particles are transported across the map. Read more

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Visualization of global biosphere
Earth
Nov 21, 2017

By monitoring the color of reflected light via satellite, scientists can determine how successfully plant life is growing. Read more

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Artist’s concept of interstellar asteroid 1I/2017 U1 (‘Oumuamua)
Solar System
Nov 20, 2017

Astronomers recently scrambled to observe an intriguing asteroid that zipped through the solar system on a steep trajectory from interstellar space—... Read more

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Screenshot of tropical cyclone information systems application with satellite imagery
Earth
Nov 21, 2017

The Tropical Cyclone Information System (TCIS) is a tool that fuses hurricane models and observations within a web-based system to improve... Read more

View of Delta II Rocket that is set to Launch NOAA’s JPSS-1
Earth
Nov 18, 2017

Four CubeSats Launch on JPSS-1 Mission ... Read more

animation of mixing plasma of different densities
Sun
Nov 17, 2017

New NASA mission results show that tornado-like swirls of space plasma create tumultuous boundaries in the near-Earth environment, letting dangerous high-energy particles slip into near Earth space... Read more

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Earth
Nov 17, 2017

Life. It's the one thing that, so far, makes Earth unique among the thousands of other planets we've discovered. Read more

SDO observations of 2011 X-class flare
Sun
Nov 16, 2017

Two recent studies show how solar flares exhibit pulses or oscillations in the amount of energy being sent out. Such research provides new insights on the origins of these massive solar flares and... Read more

Project Scientist Nicky Fox of the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab is interviewed at NASA Headquarters
Solar System
Nov 15, 2017

“Gravity Assist,” a new NASA weekly podcast series, launches Wednesday on NASA.gov and the SoundCloud and iTunes audio platforms. ... Read more

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Gravity Assist Podcast Logo
Solar System
Nov 15, 2017

We start our “Gravity Assist” virtual tour of the solar system with – where else – the Sun!  How hot is the Sun, what are solar flares, and how does... Read more