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Earth’s Magnetic Reconnection in Action

Earth's Magnetic Reconnection in Action

NASA’s MMS captures Earth‘s magnetic reconnection in action.  This short video outlines the MMS mission and its first results…

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By |May 16, 2016|Categories: Natural phenomena|Tags: , |

The force that protects our planet

The force that protects our planet (1)

The magnetic field and electric currents in and around Earth generate complex forces that have immeasurable impact on every day life.

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By |May 12, 2016|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , |

Earth’s surface is moving up and down ‘like a yo-yo’

Earth’s surface is moving up and down

Researchers create first detailed global map of flow within the Earth’s mantle, and they find out that the surface is moving up and down “like a yo-yo.”

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By |May 10, 2016|Categories: Natural phenomena|Tags: , |

How Many People can the Earth hold?

How Many People can the Earth hold

There are more than seven billion people currently living on Earth, but with limited resources, when will we run out of room?   Watch the video…

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By |Apr 26, 2016|Categories: Natural phenomena|Tags: |

The many faces of Earth – video

The many faces of Earth

From their vantage points, Earth-observing satellites ‘see’ our planet in more ways than one.

Happy Earth Day.

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By |Apr 25, 2016|Categories: Space|Tags: |

Morning Sun glint Over the Pacific

Morning Sun glint Over the Pacific

This breathtaking Earth composite image from the International Space Station captures morning sun glint and low clouds over the central Pacific Ocean.

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By |Apr 24, 2016|Categories: Natural phenomena|Tags: , , , |

This is the 11th straight month, the globe was record warm

March set another heat global record

As Earth continues to warm and is influenced by phenomena such as El Niño, global temperature records are piling up and March set another heat global record.

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By |Apr 20, 2016|Categories: Natural phenomena|Tags: , , |

By reading this headline, you just traveled thousands of miles through space

 you just traveled thousands of miles through space

We’re all actually traveling thru space, all the time. Earth is a rotating planet, that orbits our sun, that moves around the Milky Way, that travels through the universeHow fast are we moving, exactly?

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By |Apr 7, 2016|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , , |

Beyond the Sea map collection

Beyond the Sea map collection

Take a look at colorful “Beyond the Sea” map collection, a handy guides to countries of equivalent latitude across the oceans.

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By |Mar 28, 2016|Categories: Aquatic|Tags: , , |

Leap Days by Julius Caesar

Leap Days by Julius Caesar

Today, February 29th, is a leap day, a calendar system that started in 46 BC by Julius Caesar, adding one leap day every four years.

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By |Feb 29, 2016|Categories: Natural phenomena|Tags: |


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