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Unique Imagery

Finding Hidden Ship Tracks
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Finding Hidden Ship Tracks

Ship tracks are a common atmospheric occurrence. Scientists are now combining machine learning and satellites to detect them automatically.

Published Jul 3, 2019

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Total Solar Eclipse Darkens the South Pacific
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Total Solar Eclipse Darkens the South Pacific

On July 2, 2019, a NASA satellite captured an image of the Moon’s shadow off of South America.

Published Jul 3, 2019

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Warm Winds Trigger Melting in Antarctica
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Warm Winds Trigger Melting in Antarctica

Unusual late-season events could produce long-term changes to the snowpack on the Larsen C ice shelf.

Published Apr 11, 2019

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Dazzling Spring Aurora over Hudson Bay
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Dazzling Spring Aurora over Hudson Bay

A stunning aurora appeared over Hudson Bay in March, historically the most geomagnetically active month.

Published Mar 29, 2019

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A Neat Slice of Ice in Antarctica
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A Neat Slice of Ice in Antarctica

A sharp-edged rectangular iceberg floats near the Larsen C ice shelf.

Published Oct 23, 2018

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