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How to see the atmosphere

How can you see the atmosphere? The answer is blowing in the wind. Tiny particles, known as aerosols, are carried by winds around the globe. This visualization uses data from NASA satellites combined with our knowledge of ...

dateNov 16, 2017 in Earth Sciences
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The sea turtle that refused to be beaten by the storm

When Eleanor the sea turtle was caught in a tropical storm off the coast of Florida, she coped surprisingly well. In fact, she hardly needed to use any extra energy during the four days the storm raged - and neither was she ...

dateOct 26, 2017 in Ecology
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Image: Hurricane Ophelia

The Copernicus Sentinel-3A satellite captured this image on 11 October 2017, when Hurricane Ophelia was about 1300 km southwest of the Azores islands and some 2000 km off the African coast.

dateOct 13, 2017 in Earth Sciences
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