Atmosphere

Stars in Motion
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Stars in Motion

A compilation of dozens of long-exposure photographs taken from space turns stars into stunning rings and city lights and fires into colorful streaks.

Published Mar 6, 2021

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A Glowing Plume Over Mount Etna
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A Glowing Plume Over Mount Etna

Intense lava fountains and lava flows illuminated a volcanic plume spreading across Sicily during an unusually pitched night of activity at the Italian volcano.

Published Feb 25, 2021

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Cruising Past the Aurora Borealis
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Cruising Past the Aurora Borealis

Astronauts have snapped numerous photos of the light show from their unique perch on the International Space Station.

Published Feb 27, 2021

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Tropical Cyclone Guambe
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Tropical Cyclone Guambe

Less than a month after a destructive storm in January, another tropical cyclone aims at the East African nation.

Published Feb 19, 2021

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Tracing Changes in Ozone-Depleting Chemicals
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Tracing Changes in Ozone-Depleting Chemicals

Scientists used a ground-based network and models to detect global and regional fluctuations in CFC-11 emissions to the atmosphere.

Published Feb 19, 2021

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