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NASA sees Hurricane Blas closing its eye

Hurricane Blas is weakening in the Eastern Pacific Ocean and when the Suomi NPP satellite passed overhead visible imagery showed that the eye of the storm had become filled with high clouds. Infrared imagery, however, still ...

dateJul 08, 2016 in Earth Sciences
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NASA peers into major Hurricane Blas

As NASA satellites gather data on the first major hurricane of the Eastern Pacific Ocean hurricane season, Blas continues to hold onto its Category 3 status on the Saffir Simpson Wind Scale.

dateJul 07, 2016 in Earth Sciences
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Image: Enceladus and its paper-thin crust

Of all the icy moons in the Solar System, Saturn's moon Enceladus is probably the 'hottest' when measured for its potential to host life. Despite its distance from Earth, it may also be the easiest to investigate.

dateJul 06, 2016 in Space Exploration
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Acid attack—can mussels hang on for much longer?

Scientists from The University of Washington have found evidence that ocean acidification caused by carbon emissions can prevent mussels attaching themselves to rocks and other substrates, making them easy targets for predators ...

dateJul 05, 2016 in Ecology
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