Archive: 06/14/2010

The Atmosphere of Io

(PhysOrg.com) -- Io is one of the four moons of Jupiter that Galileo discovered after he turned his new telescope heavenward. They shocked him and his contemporaries because they demonstrated that heavenly ...

dateJun 14, 2010 in Space Exploration
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NASA Demonstrates Tsunami Prediction System

(PhysOrg.com) -- A NASA-led research team has successfully demonstrated for the first time elements of a prototype tsunami prediction system that quickly and accurately assesses large earthquakes and estimates the size of ...

dateJun 14, 2010 in Earth Sciences
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Estimating How Much Oil The Gulf Spill Released

Official government estimates now say that around 27,000 barrels of oil per day have been pouring out of the damaged well in the Gulf of Mexico since the leak began. This estimate comes from the report of ...

dateJun 14, 2010 in Environment
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