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Image: Rough fire still burning in California

Clouds over California are obscuring the telltale signs of fire activity. Smoke and clouds are intermingling in this natural-color image which was collected by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) aboard ...

dateSep 15, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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India's smog-choked capital ends car ban trial

New Delhi wrapped up Friday a controversial trial of driving restrictions that took about a million cars off its roads, with arguments still raging about whether it is the right approach to cutting smog in the world's most ...

dateJan 14, 2016 in Environment
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The year the sun turned blue

Something strange started happening in cities and towns in Ontario and across the northeastern United States in the summer of 1950. In the middle of the day, it started to get dark—so dark, in fact, that cities like Toronto ...

dateJul 28, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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Research roadmap traces the path to 'smart' fire fighting

When responding to the more than 1.2 million blazes reported annually, the nation's firefighters usually start with a dangerous disadvantage: They often lack critical information—even something as basic as a floor plan—that ...

dateJun 18, 2015 in Other
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