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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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Image: ISS moon transit

This image of the moon was taken by amateur photographer Dylan O'Donnell as the International Space station passed by at 28 800 km/h. At such speeds the weightless research laboratory was visible for only about a third of ...

dateJul 08, 2015 in Space Exploration
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Radiation safety for sunken-ship archaeology

About 42 miles southwest of San Francisco and 2,600 feet underwater sits the U.S.S. Independence, a bombed-out relic from World War II. The aircraft carrier was a target ship in atomic weapon tests at Bikini Atoll in the ...

dateJul 08, 2015 in Environment
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