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Danny the 'degenerate' followed by two lows

Danny has become a degenerate, that is, the tropical depression weakened. Satellite and Hurricane Hunter aircraft data showed that Danny degenerated into an elongated area of low pressure near the Windward Islands during ...

dateAug 24, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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SDO: Images of a mid-level solar flare

The sun emitted a mid-level solar flare, peaking at 3:33 a.m EDT on Aug. 24, 2015. NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory, which watches the sun constantly, captured an image of the event. Solar flares are powerful bursts of radiation. ...

dateAug 24, 2015 in Space Exploration
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