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Image: Saturn's greatest storm

Saturn's storm are sights to behold. Unlike other planets in the Solar System, the ringed planet seems to store up huge amounts of energy over multiple Earth decades and then release it all at once in the form of a swirling ...

dateMar 05, 2018 in Space Exploration
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NASA sees Tropical Cyclone Linda lose an 'arm'

Tropical Cyclone 13P has been renamed Tropical Cyclone Linda in the Southern Pacific Ocean. NASA's Aqua and Terra satellites found a powerful band of thunderstorms east of Linda's center that resembled an arm, fell apart ...

dateMar 13, 2018 in Earth Sciences
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NASA sees powerful storms around Dumazile's eye

When NASA's Aqua satellite and NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellites passed over Tropical Cyclone Dumazile in the Southern Indian Ocean it measured cloud top temperatures and saw its eye circled by a ring of strong thunderstorms.

dateMar 05, 2018 in Earth Sciences
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Extraordinary boulder transport by storm waves

It's not just tsunamis that can change the landscape: storms shifted giant boulders four times the size of a house on the coast of Ireland in the winter of 2013-14, leading researchers to rethink the maximum energy storm ...

dateFeb 28, 2018 in Earth Sciences
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