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Intense explosions at the summit sent avalanches of ash and mud racing down the southeastern flank of the Indonesian volcano.
The light show dipped south of the Arctic Circle, where it was especially bright over northeastern Canada.
NASA announced Monday it intends to cancel development of its GeoCarb mission, and instead implement a plan for pursuing alternate options to measure and observe greenhouse gases.
Scientists using underwater instruments and a NASA satellite have found evidence of potentially significant phytoplankton blooms beneath the sea ice encircling Antarctica.
Scientists using underwater instruments and a NASA satellite have found evidence of potentially significant phytoplankton blooms beneath the sea ice encircling Antarctica.
Almost one-third of American potatoes are grown in the Snake River Plain, a belt of low-lying land in the southern part of the state.
A new video series highlights the hard work and passion of scientists and engineers who are helping to get this remarkable new satellite off the ground.
Over millions of years, the mighty river carved through old sedimentary rocks even as the landmass was rising.
The international Surface Water and Ocean Topography mission will provide high-definition data on the salt- and fresh water on Earth’s surface.
NASA scientists project spring Arctic cyclones will intensify by the end of this century because of sea ice loss and rapidly warming air and water surface temperatures.
New results show average sea level rise approaching the 1-foot mark for most coastlines of the contiguous U.S. by 2050. The Gulf Coast and Southeast will see the most change.
NASA scientists project spring Arctic cyclones will intensify by the end of this century because of sea ice loss and rapidly warming air and water surface temperatures.
Dark, flat-topped mesas stand out amid the surrounding lighter-toned landscape in northwest Sudan.
In October 2022, a substantial amount of water returned to this ephemeral lake in South Australia.