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Hurricane Zeta Arrives on the Gulf Coast
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Hurricane Zeta Arrives on the Gulf Coast

It will be the fifth storm to hit Louisiana this year, and the eleventh to hit the continental United States.

Published Oct 28, 2020

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Molave Heads Toward Vietnam
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Molave Heads Toward Vietnam

After getting pummeled by three deadly storms in October, Vietnam prepares for another one.

Published Oct 27, 2020

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Iran’s Rainbow Island
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Iran’s Rainbow Island

A mix of uplifting salt and other sedimentary and metamorphic rocks make for colorful landscapes in the Persian Gulf.

Published Oct 26, 2020

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Record-Setting Fires in Colorado and California
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Record-Setting Fires in Colorado and California

The Cameron Peak and August Complex fires have punctuated a year of natural drama in the American West.

Published Oct 21, 2020

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Picturing Earth: Astronaut Photography In Focus
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Picturing Earth: Astronaut Photography In Focus

For 20 years, astronauts have been shooting photos of Earth from the space station. Like everything the astronauts do, they are trained for this job. And like everything they do, there is purpose and intention behind it.

Published Oct 20, 2020

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