News tagged with dunes

Image: Amsterdam, Netherlands

The Copernicus Sentinel-2B satellite takes us over part of the western Netherlands on 16 March, with the capital city of Amsterdam at the centre of the image.

dateMay 05, 2017 in Earth Sciences
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LArIAT upgrade will test DUNE design

In particle physics, the difference of a millimeter or two can make or break the experiment. In March, the LArIAT experiment began a proof-of-concept test to make sure the planned Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment (DUNE) ...

dateApr 13, 2017 in General Physics
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Image: The splitting of the dunes

The mound in the center of this Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) image appears to have blocked the path of the dunes as they marched south (north is to the left in this image) across the scene. Many of these transverse dunes ...

dateMar 30, 2017 in Space Exploration
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Researchers pinpoint watery past on Mars

Researchers from Trinity College Dublin have discovered a patch of land in an ancient valley on Mars that appears to have been flooded by water in the not-too-distant past. In doing so, they have pinpointed a prime target ...

dateFeb 15, 2017 in Space Exploration
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Image: Linear dunes, Namib Sand Sea

An astronaut aboard the International Space Station (ISS) used a long lens to document what crews have termed one of the most spectacular features of the planet: the dunes of the Namib Sand Sea.

dateDec 09, 2016 in Earth Sciences
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