Smoke in the Stratosphere

Smoke in the Stratosphere

Astronaut photos of sunrises and sunsets occasionally include stunning views of high-flying aerosol plumes.

Published May 6, 2021

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Widespread Drought in Mexico

Widespread Drought in Mexico

Nearly 85 percent of Mexico is experiencing drought, and water sources are dwindling.

Published May 4, 2021

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Bothnian Bay Before the Breakup

Bothnian Bay Before the Breakup

Before it is wiped away by spring melting, sea ice in the northern Baltic Sea displays some compelling patterns.

Published May 4, 2021

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Experimenting with Tucson Night Lights

Experimenting with Tucson Night Lights

Using satellites, scientists are starting to better understand the specific sources of urban light pollution.

Published May 3, 2021

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Hingol National Park

Hingol National Park

With its rocky terrain, mountain caves, and beautiful beaches, Hingol National Park is one of the natural wonders of Pakistan.

Published May 1, 2021

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