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NASA’s Solar Observatory Films Rapidly-Growing Black Spot as It Rotates to Face Earth --"Dark Core is Larger Than Our Planet" (VIEW)

An active region on the sun — an area of intense and complex magnetic fields — has rotated into view on the sun and seems to be growing rather quickly in this video captured by NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory between...       Related Stories "Extraterrestrial Climate Change" --World's Scientists Ask: What is the Lifespan of Technological Civilizations  

NASA's SDO watches a sunspot turn toward Earth

An active region on the sun—an area of intense and complex magnetic fields—has rotated into view on the sun and seems to be growing rather quickly in this video captured by NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory between July 5-11, 2017.

NASA's SDO watches a sunspot turn toward Earth

(NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) A new sunspot group has rotated into view and seems to be growing rather quickly in this video captured by NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory between July 5-11, 2017.

NASA photographed a huge avalanche from space in what it calls 'a stroke of luck'

A mountain scientist has discovered a rare picture of an avalanche taken by a NASA satellite more than 20 years ago. That an avalanche was photographed from space is "a stroke of luck," NASA's Earth Observatory said in a July 7 post,...Show More Summary

NASA's Deep Space Climate Observatory Decodes Mystery Flashes of Light from Earth (WATCH Video)

One million miles from Earth, a NASA camera is capturing unexpected flashes of light reflecting off our planet. The homeward-facing instrument on NOAA’s Deep Space Climate Observatory, or DSCOVR, launched in 2015, caught hundreds of these flashes over the span...        

Hundreds of odd Earth 'flashes' captured via satellite

A NASA camera on NOAA’s Deep Space Climate Observatory caught glimpses of these mysterious lights over the span of a year and you have to see them to believe.        

NASA's EPIC view spots flashes on Earth

One million miles from Earth, a NASA camera is capturing unexpected flashes of light reflecting off our planet. The homeward-facing instrument on NOAA's Deep Space Climate Observatory, or DSCOVR, launched in 2015, caught hundreds of these flashes over the span of a year. Show More Summary

NASA decodes source of strange flashes seen on Earth from space

2 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

Since June 2015 the Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) satellite has been floating about a million miles away between the Earth and the Sun. On that satellite, which was developed by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration...Show More Summary

NASA's Earth Observatory Tracks Mount Etna's Violent April Eruption

On April 10, Italy’s Mount Etna unleashed a sudden and violent eruption (called a paroxysmal episode,) for the third time in 2011. According to the Instituto Nazionale de Geofisica e Vulcanologie (INGV; National Institute of Geology and Volcanology), this episode...        

NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory Live-Streamed Spectacular Solar Eruption (WATCH)

A solar eruption on Sept. 26, 2014, seen by NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory affecting the ionosphere in all of Earth's northern latitudes. If erupted solar material reaches Earth, it can deplete the electrons in the upper atmosphere in some locations...        

Trump's NASA Budget Would Cancel These 4 Earth Science Missions

On the chopping block are the Plankton, Aerosol, Cloud, ocean Ecosystem satellite; the Orbiting Carbon Observatory-3 experiment; the Climate Absolute Radiance and Refractivity Observatory Pathfinder mission; and the Deep Space Climate Observatory.

Watch this aerogel insulated jacket withstand liquid nitrogen

Oros outerwear is made with an insulating aerogel inspired by NASA technology used in space suits. Read more... More about Aerogel Insulated, Nasa Earth Observatory, Real Time Video, Real Time Video, and Invention

NASA: 7 Earth-sized planets discovered, 'second Earth' not a 'matter of if but when'

5 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : AOL: Style

Seven Earth-sized planets have been discovered orbiting a nearby star, three of which appear to be warm enough to sustain life, according to astronomers from NASA and the European Southern Observatory. The newly discovered exoplanets are 40 light-years away and some may contain liquid water. Show More Summary

The Purple Pulsar --"Strangest Object in the Milky Way?"

NASA has observed a purple blob -a highly magnetized rotating pulsar- spinning through the Milky Way. The image was captured by the Chandra X-ray Observatory, a gliding telescope in Earth’s orbit tasked with observing high emitting objects like this pulsar...        

Blue mists over the Great Smoky Mountains visible from space

6 months agoTechnology : Tech Talk

An impressive new image from NASA's Earth Observatory shows a majestic view of the Great Smoky Mountains from space

Warmer oceans are now linked to dangerous neurotoxins in shellfish

6 months agoNews : The Raw Story

New research could help forecast deadly toxin outbreaks NASA Earth Observatory Blooms of phytoplankton (in dark green) off the coast of California in 2016. A mysterious, potentially deadly neurotoxin that poisons humans by way of shellfish has now been linked to warming ocean waters. The new...

Under construction: Distant galaxy churning out stars at remarkable rate

Astronomers have used NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory and other telescopes to show that a recently-discovered galaxy is undergoing an extraordinary boom of stellar construction. The galaxy is 12.7 billion light years from Earth, seen at a critical stage in the evolution of galaxies about a billion years after the Big Bang.

Supermoon? Meh. It may be closer, but it won't be super duper

NASA, Space.com, Sky & Telescope magazine, observatories everywhere—just about any entity with a stake in the night sky—have been busy telling us how great the full moon will be Nov. 14 because the satellite will be closer to Earth than it's been for almost 70 years.

What's This Strange Patch in the Australian Desert?

10 months agoLifestyle / Travel : Atlas Obscura

A light patch in the Western Australian desert. (Photo: NASA Earth Observatory) Back in November 2015, the Landsat 8 satellite passed over Western Australia's Gibson Desert and captured the image above. That bright orange patch was new—when the satellite had passed the month before, it wasn't there. Show More Summary

Puerto Rico's Massive Power Outage Seen from Space

A NASA satellite has captured dramatic photos of Puerto Rico before and after a massive blackout during which almost 1.5 million homes lost power late Wednesday (Sept. 21), according to NASA's Earth Observatory.

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