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How does NASA study hurricanes?

Hurricanes are the most powerful weather event on Earth. NASA's expertise in space and scientific exploration contributes to essential services provided to the American people by other federal agencies, such as hurricane ...

dateAug 17, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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New technology may illuminate mystery moon caves

It's widely believed that the moon features networks of caves created when violent lava flows tore under the surface from ancient volcanoes. Some craters may actually be "skylights" where cave ceilings have crumbled.

dateAug 17, 2015 in Engineering
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Gecko grippers moving on up

A piece of tape can only be used a few times before the adhesion wears off and it can no longer hold two surfaces together. But researchers at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, are working on the ultimate ...

dateAug 13, 2015 in Space Exploration
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