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NASA stares Hurricane Hilda in the eye

NASA's Terra satellite passed over Hurricane Hilda and captured an image that clearly showed the storm's eye. Although there are currently no watches or warnings in effect, Hilda is expected to cause rough surf as it moves ...

dateAug 10, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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NASA measuring the pulsating aurora

Thanks to a lucky conjunction of two satellites, a ground-based array of all-sky cameras, and some spectacular aurora borealis, researchers have uncovered evidence for an unexpected role that electrons have in creating the ...

dateOct 07, 2015 in Space Exploration
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NASA analyzes record-breaking Hurricane Patricia

NASA satellites and instruments have been monitoring the record-breaking Hurricane Patricia as it rapidly intensified off the southwestern coast of Mexico on October 23. NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP saw frigid cloud top temperatures, ...

dateOct 23, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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