Terra

Manhattan-Sized Ice Island Heads Out to Sea

An "ice island" that calved from the Petermann Glacier in July is seen by NASA satellite (MODIS/Terra) Remember that enormous…

10 years ago

Greenland Glacier Calves Another Huge Ice Island

Petermann glacier, a 70 km (43 mile) long tongue of ice that flows into the Arctic Ocean in northwest Greenland,…

10 years ago

Huge Wildfires Burn on Opposite Sides of the Planet

The latest views of Earth from NASA's Aqua and Terra satellites are looking a bit hazy from wildfires burning in…

10 years ago

The Other End of an Eclipse

[/caption] As the annular eclipse on May 20 sent skywatchers around the globe gazing upwards to see the Sun get…

10 years ago

The Sky Is Falling, Scientists Report

[/caption] Ok, maybe not the sky itself... but the clouds. According to recent research by climate scientists in New Zealand,…

10 years ago

A Swirling Oasis of Life

[/caption] A serpentine eddy swirls in the southern Indian Ocean several hundred kilometers off the coast of South Africa in…

10 years ago