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Wow, Indonesia’s Mount Sinabung is Making a Mess. Here’s the View From Space!

The Eruption of Mount Sinabung on the island of Sumatra, Indonesia, was recently photographed from space by satellites belonging to…

2 years ago

The Solar Eclipse Caused a Bow Wave in Earth’s Atmosphere

Scientists have long predicted that an eclipse can create a bow wave in the ionosphere. The August 2017 eclipse, called…

2 years ago

The Ozone Hole is Definitely Recovering

According to recent study by a team of NASA scientists, ozone depletion around the south pole has decreased by 20…

2 years ago

Mysterious Flashes Coming From Earth That Puzzled Carl Sagan Finally Have An Explanation

NASA's EPIC camera aboard NOAA's DSCOVR spacecraft solves decades old mystery that stymied Carl Sagan. Mysterious flashes are mysterious no…

3 years ago

Juno Captures a Stunning Jovian ‘Pearl’

A brand new photo from Juno's latest close flyby reveals a 'pearl' of great beauty fashioned by ceaseless winds.

3 years ago

We Land on Mars in Just 2 days!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s3WCtJt46qU Watch how Schiaparelli will land on Mars. Touchdown will occur at 10:48 a.m. EDT (14:48 GMT) Wednesday Oct. 19. Cross your fingers…

3 years ago

The Lowdown on September’s Harvest Moon

Friday night will feature a big orange Harvest Moon rising in the eastern sky at sunset. You don't want to…

3 years ago

ESA Discovers Where All The Missing Socks Have Been Going

Thanks to the ESA's Cluster mission, scientists now know that part of the plasma found in our magnetosphere is coming…

3 years ago

Winged Telescope Detects Martian Atomic Oxygen

The airborne observatory SOFIA has detected atomic oxygen in Mars' upper atmosphere. It's been 40 years since oxygen has been…

4 years ago

What Causes Air Pollution?

Air pollution is a major issue facing us Earthlings, and knowing its causes (both natural and man-made) is a key…

4 years ago