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New IR instrument searches for habitable planets

A new instrument to search for potentially habitable/inhabited planets has started operation at the Subaru Telescope. This instrument, IRD (InfraRed Doppler), will look for habitable planets around red dwarf stars. Astronomers ...

dateJul 02, 2018 in Astronomy
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NASA looks at Daniel's concentrated center

The fourth tropical cyclone of the Eastern Pacific season formed on Saturday, June 23. It strengthened into a tropical storm, and on June 25, 2018, NASA's Aqua satellite passed overhead and analyze the storm in infrared light ...

dateJun 25, 2018 in Earth Sciences
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Sentinel-3 flies tandem

The key to monitoring Earth's changing environment and to guaranteeing a consistent stream of satellite data to improve our daily lives is to take the same measurements over the course of decades. But how do you know that ...

dateJun 20, 2018 in Earth Sciences
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