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Night Lights Show Slow Recovery from Maria

Night Lights Show Slow Recovery from Maria

The hurricane took a disproportionate toll on power supplies in remote areas of Puerto Rico.

Published Dec 12, 2018

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Taking Measure of Antarctic Terrain

Taking Measure of Antarctic Terrain

New elevation measurements span the continent’s icy surfaces, from the flat Ross Ice Shelf to the rugged Transantarctic Mountains.

Published Dec 11, 2018

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More Glaciers in East Antarctica Are Waking Up

More Glaciers in East Antarctica Are Waking Up

Satellites detect changes in the height and velocity of ice in an area that was thought to be relatively stable and quiet.

Published Dec 10, 2018

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A Wintry Great Lakes Landscape

A Wintry Great Lakes Landscape

A break in the clouds revealed a wintry landscape around the Midwest and Great Lakes.

Published Dec 10, 2018

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Detergent-like Molecule Recycles Itself in Atmosphere

Detergent-like Molecule Recycles Itself in Atmosphere

Hydroxyl radicals are critical for offsetting concentrations of methane in the air.

Published Dec 7, 2018

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