April 25, 2013
An audience at a rock concert near Santiago del Estero in Argentina, they saw an unexpected brightness. Was a half-meter meteor that flashed across the northern Argentinan sky around 3:30 AM on April 21. Have a look at the video…
February 16, 2013
NASA has confirmed, that the meteor that yesterday broke through the atmosphere in Russia, creating a shock wave that shattered windows, injuring upwards of 1,000 people, is not related to the asteroid 2012 DA14 that passed Earth at the same day. Have a look at the video…
November 16, 2012
The annual Leonid Meteor shower has begun and the peak is on Friday night 16th until early Saturday morning 17th. They are called so because the meteors seem to come from the area of constellation Leo. Image credit: wikipedia
September 17, 2012
Mars is dry, dusty, and there’s practically no atmosphere, so wouldn’t think that it looks like a nice place to live. Now some scientists think that The Red planet may have once looked like a much nicer place to live, with cloudy skies, a thicker atmosphere and possibly even liquid water on the surface. Watch the video after the jump
September 13, 2012
Two amateur astronomers spotted a bright white flash for a few seconds in Jupiter‘s atmosphere, which was probably an asteroid or comet, a hundred miles in diameter. Credit: George Hall. Watch the video
May 13, 2012
NASA’s Aqua satellite is named for its ability to measure water vapor in the atmosphere, water in the oceans, as well as ice and snow. It was launched on May 4, 2002, and has been functioning perfectly for 10 years, providing us 29 million gigabytes of data. Image above: Two powerful storms in the South China Sea near the Philippines.
March 24, 2012
The limb of the Earth is a work of awesome beauty and a gift to science. When observed from space, the palette of gaseous layers of atmosphere reminds us of the fragility and tenuousness of the cocoon that shelters life from cold, harsh space.
November 27, 2011
NASA’s Terra satellite “drove over” the cloud streets in Hudson Bay, Canada on November 20, 2011 at 12:25 p.m. EST (17:25 UTC). These rows of clouds stretch from northwest to southeast over the Hudson Bay.
June 13, 2011
Envisat captures vibrant aquamarine-coloured swirls of a plankton bloom decorating the waters of the South Atlantic Ocean just off the shores of the Republic of Namibia.
May 24, 2011
The photo sequence above shows the full Moon on April 17, 2011 as observed from Leiden, Netherlands. The left-most photo of a carrot-colored Moon was snapped just after moonrise.