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SMOS meets ocean monsters

ESA's SMOS and two other satellites are together providing insight into how surface winds evolve under tropical storm clouds in the Pacific Ocean. This new information could to help predict extreme weather at sea.

dateSep 30, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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Meteorite impacts can create DNA building blocks

A new study shown that meteorite impacts on ancient oceans may have created nucleobases and amino acids. Researchers from Tohoku University, National Institute for Materials Science and Hiroshima University discovered this ...

dateAug 18, 2015 in Biochemistry
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How does El Nino warm the entire globe?

We regularly hear about how El Niño events raise the temperature across much of the planet, contributing to spikes in global average temperature such as the one witnessed in 1998, with severe bush fires, droughts and floods.

dateOct 06, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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NASA measures southwestern U.S. record rainfall

Moisture pumping into southern California and the Desert Southwest from the remnants of hurricane Delores has caused record July rainfall. Data from the Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) mission core observatory was ...

dateJul 22, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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