News tagged with weathering

Image: Cloudy with a chance of protons

ESA's Gaia mission, in orbit since December 2013, is surveying more than a thousand million stars in our Galaxy, monitoring each target star about 70 times over a five-year period and precisely charting their positions, distances, ...

dateOct 26, 2017 in Astronomy
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Sentinel-1 sees through hurricanes

This year's Atlantic hurricane season has been a harsh reminder of the grief and devastation brought by these vast storms. Imaging the top of hurricanes from space is nothing new, but the Sentinel-1 satellites can see right ...

dateOct 25, 2017 in Space Exploration
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The atmospheres of water worlds

There are currently about fifty known exoplanets with diameters that range from Mars-sized to several times the Earth's and that also reside within their stars' habitable zone – the orbital range within which their surface ...

dateOct 23, 2017 in Astronomy
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California fire toll rises to 42

The death toll from California's wildfires rose to 42 on Wednesday, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire) said, as rescuers found another body.

dateOct 18, 2017 in Environment
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