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Local model better describes lunar gravity

Two satellites orbiting the Moon as a part of NASA's Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory (GRAIL) mission have been mapping its inner structure by measuring subtle shifts in the pull of gravity on the satellites from ...

dateAug 27, 2014 in Space Exploration
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Video: Sprites, gravity waves and airglow

Look! Fast! Sprite lightning occurs only at high altitudes above thunderstorms, only last for a thousandth of a second and emit light in the red portion of the visible spectrum, so they are really difficult to see. But one ...

dateSep 05, 2014 in Earth Sciences
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Earthquake scars Earth's gravity

(Phys.org) —ESA's GOCE satellite has revealed that the devastating Japanese earthquake of 2011 left its mark in Earth's gravity – yet another example of this extraordinary mission surpassing its original scope.

dateDec 04, 2013 in Space Exploration
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