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Are there active geysers at Enceladus’ north pole?

Water-vapor geysers erupt from cracks at the south pole of Saturn’s moon Enceladus. Scientists using Cassini data now have evidence for fresh ice at the moon’s north pole, too. Could it be more geysers for this fascinating ice moon?

The evidence is compelling on human activity as the principal cause of global warming – Yale Climate Connections

Swedish chemist Svante Arrhenius (Inset image credit: Photogravure Meisenbach Riffarth & Co. Leipzig / Wikipedia) In our previous essay in this series, we showed that the global average temperature has increased since early in the industrial revolution, rising at an…

NASA finds post-tropical storm Beta’s clouds blanketing the Southeastern US   

(NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) NASA’s Terra satellite obtained visible imagery of Post-Tropical Cyclone Beta as it continued moving slowly through the Tennessee Valley. Clouds associated with the low-pressure area looked like a large white blanket draped across much of the southeastern U.S.

Asteroid or space junk? Approaching object might become Earth’s mini-moon

A newly discovered “asteroid” may become a new mini-moon for Earth. Instead of an ordinary asteroid, it might be a lost rocket from the Surveyor 2 mission, launched from Earth more than 50 years ago.

Post-Tropical Storm Teddy in NASA Newfoundland nighttime view

(NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) NASA-NOAA’s Suomi NPP satellite provided an infrared image of Post-tropical cyclone Teddy over the province of Newfoundland, Canada in the early morning hours of Sept. 24, 2020.

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NASA nets Dolphin as an extratropical storm

(NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) NASA’s Aqua satellite caught a visible image of Dolphin after it passed east central Japan on Sept. 24, 2020, where it became an extratropical storm in the Northwestern Pacific Ocean.

NASA nets Dolphin as an extratropical storm

(NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) NASA’s Aqua satellite caught a visible image of Dolphin after it passed east central Japan on Sept. 24, 2020, where it became an extratropical storm in the Northwestern Pacific Ocean.