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It Looks Like Iceberg A-68A is Coming Apart

Iceberg A-68A, the massive frigid behemoth posing a threat to South Georgia Island, might be breaking into pieces. Satellite images…

6 months ago

These Bizarre Cloud Patterns are von Kármán’s Vortices, Caused by the air Wrapping Around Tall Islands

This is an image of some of the islands that make up the nation of Cape Verde. While most in…

7 months ago

This is Mawrth Vallis on Mars, and it’s Positively Bursting with Evidence of Past Water Action on Mars

Here on Earth, geologists seek out deep channels into Earth's rock, carved over the ages by flowing water. The exposed…

8 months ago

Watch the Incredible Plume of Dust from Africa Cross the Entire Atlantic Ocean

Dust plumes are a natural phenomena, part of Earth's nutrient cycle. They occur when high-velocity winds pick up tiny dry…

1 year ago

Eruption of the Raikoke Volcano, Seen From Space

The Raikoke Volcano, dormant for a very long time, has awoken from its slumber. The volcanic island is in the…

2 years ago

Amazing Radar Image from Space Highlights Costa Concordia Catastrophe

[/caption] An amazing new radar image from space (above and below) shows the wreckage of the deadly Costa Concordia catastrophe…

10 years ago

Deadly Costa Concordia Shipwreck Captured in Stunning Image from Space

[/caption] The deadly Costa Concordia shipwreck has been captured in a stunning high resolution image from space that vividly shows…

10 years ago

Mount Merapi Still Blowing off Steam

[/caption] For about three weeks, Indonesia's Mount Merapi has been belching out lava, as well as ash and gas, clouding…

11 years ago