Tropical Depression 19E slowly organizing in Eastern Pacific

Tropical Depression 19E appeared just a little more organized on infrared satellite imagery on October 15 as it continued moving through the Eastern Pacific Ocean. NOAA's GOES-West satellite captured an infrared image of ...

Tracking agricultural water use on a smartphone

This fall scientists at the University of Nebraska, with partners at Google, Inc. and the University of Idaho, introduced the latest evolution of METRIC technology—an application called EEFLUX, which will allow anyone in ...

Dead comets and near-earth encounters

Near Earth Objects (NEOs) are asteroids or comets whose orbits sometimes bring them close to the Earth, thereby posing a potentially threat. The asteroid that struck Chelyabinsk last year was an NEO about 40 meters in diameter. ...

Image: Methane painting in the Saturn system

Why does Saturn look like it's been painted with a dark brush in this infrared image, but Dione looks untouched? Perhaps an artist with very specific tastes in palettes?

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