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NASA sees Nicole dwarfed by Hurricane Matthew

Satellite imagery shows that Tropical Storm Nicole is less than half the size of powerful Hurricane Matthew. Matthew is moving through the Bahamas, while Nicole, positioned east of Matthew, is holding steady just below hurricane ...

dateOct 06, 2016 in Earth Sciences
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How deadly would a nearby gamma ray burst be?

Despite the obvious doom and gloom associated with mass extinctions, they have a tendency to capture our imagination. After all, the sudden demise of the dinosaurs, presumably due to an asteroid strike, is quite an enthralling ...

dateOct 10, 2016 in Earth Sciences
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