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TRMM satellite sees hot towers in Cyclone Koji

Hot towers, or towering thunderclouds that give off an excessive amount of latent heat, usually indicate a tropical cyclone will strengthen in six hours, and NASA's TRMM satellite saw some of them as it passed by Tropical ...

dateMar 09, 2012 in Earth Sciences
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Europe's Planck telescope set for retirement

The deep-space Planck telescope will retire this week after a successful four-year mission that revealed our Universe to be 80 million years older than previously thought, the European Space Agency said as it prepared Monday ...

dateOct 22, 2013 in Space Exploration
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NASA satellites see wide-eyed Cyclone Haruna

Cyclone Haruna strengthened into a cyclone and quickly developed an eye that became apparent on visible and infrared imagery from NASA's Aqua satellite. NASA's TRMM satellite analyzed Haruna's heavy rainfall, and NASA and ...

dateFeb 20, 2013 in Earth Sciences
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