News tagged with high clouds

NASA sees Typhoon Bolaven dwarf Typhoon Tembin

NASA satellites are providing imagery and data on Typhoon Tembin southwest of Taiwan, and Typhoon Bolaven is it barrels northwest through the Yellow Sea. In a stunning image from NASA's Aqua satellite, Bolaven appears twice ...

dateAug 27, 2012 in Earth Sciences
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Skydiving on Saturn

Daredevils regularly bail out at high altitude to skydive through Earth’s atmosphere but what would it be like to skydive on Saturn?

dateMay 20, 2011 in Space Exploration
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Hubble watches star clusters on a collision course

( -- Astronomers using data from NASA's Hubble Space Telescope have caught two clusters full of massive stars that may be in the early stages of merging. The clusters are 170,000 light-years away in the Large Magellanic ...

dateAug 16, 2012 in Astronomy
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Pollution yields longer-lasting storm clouds

( —A new study reveals how pollution causes thunderstorms to leave behind larger, deeper, longer lasting clouds. Appearing in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences November 26, the results solve a ...

dateNov 26, 2013 in Earth Sciences
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Typhoon Ma-on's eye seen in NASA satellite Images

The eye of a tropical cyclone is an indication of a strong storm, and Typhoon Ma-on's eye was apparent in visible and infrared imagery captured by NASA's Aqua satellite. Ma-on just achieved Category Four status on the Saffir-Simpson ...

dateJul 15, 2011 in Earth Sciences
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