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Sun emits significant solar flare

The sun emitted a significant solar flare, peaking at 12:22 p.m. EDT on March 11, 2015. NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory, which watches the sun constantly, captured an image of the event. Solar flares are ...

dateMar 11, 2015 in Space Exploration
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NASA sees a Tropical Storm Haliba 'sandwich'

Tropical Storm Haliba appeared to be the "filling" in a sandwich between the Southern Indian Ocean islands of La Reunion and Mauritius in NASA satellite imagery because wind shear pushed the bulk of the storm's ...

dateMar 10, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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Africa, from a CATS point of view

From Saharan dust storms to icy clouds to smoke on the opposite side of the continent, the first image from NASA's newest cloud- and aerosol-measuring instrument provides a profile of the atmosphere above ...

dateFeb 26, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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