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Researcher sheds light on ocean observations

Oceanographer Paul Durack of the Laboratory's Program for Climate Modeling and Intercomparison (PCMDI) recently opined about the importance of ocean salinity observations and needed urgent attention for the ocean observing ...

dateFeb 25, 2016 in Earth Sciences
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Cassini image: Water world

Although Enceladus and Saturn's rings are largely made up of water ice, they show very different characteristics. The small ring particles are too tiny to retain internal heat and have no way to get warm, so they are frozen ...

dateDec 01, 2015 in Space Exploration
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Image: Enceladus and Saturn's rings

Although Enceladus and Saturn's rings are largely made up of water ice, they show very different characteristics. The small ring particles are too tiny to retain internal heat and have no way to get warm, so they are frozen ...

dateDec 15, 2015 in Space Exploration
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