NASA releases video of Orion re-entry

Proving that not all the space spectaculars are on the big screen at Christmas, NASA has released video taken from inside the Orion spacecraft during its re-entry into the Earth's atmosphere ...

Sun 21 Dec 14 from Gizmag

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Coral reveals long-term link between Pacific winds, global climate

New research indicates that shifts in Pacific trade winds played a key role in twentieth century climate variation, a sign that they may again be influencing global temperatures.

11 hours ago from Phys.org

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NASA Black Hole Telescope Snaps Dazzling View of the Sun

The new image, which was taken by the NuSTAR spacecraft, is the best-ever view of the sun in high-energy X-ray light. The photo, and others taken by NuSTAR in the future, should help researchers ...

4 hours ago from SPACE.com

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The worst trip around the world

As you celebrate the end of the year in the warmth of your home, spare a thought for the organisms riding with a third-class ticket on the International Space Station bolted to the outside ...

14 hours ago from Phys.org

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Global warming blamed for Pacific coral bleaching

The Marshall Islands is experiencing its worst-ever coral bleaching as global warming threatens reefs across the entire northern Pacific, scientists said Monday.

20 hours ago from Phys.org

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Smoke signals: New evidence links air pollution to congenital defects

The health effects of air pollution are a major concern for urban populations all over the world. Children, the elderly, and people with impaired respiratory systems (such as asthmatics) tend ...

9 hours ago from Medical Xpress

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Average temperature in Finland has risen by more than two degrees

Over the past 166 years, the average temperature in Finland has risen by more than two degrees. During the observation period, the average increase was 0.14 degrees per decade, which is nearly ...

15 hours ago from Phys.org

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Muddy forests, shorter winters present challenges for loggers

Stable, frozen ground has long been recognized a logger's friend, capable of supporting equipment and trucks in marshy or soggy forests. Now, a comprehensive look at weather from 1948 onward ...

6 hours ago from Phys.org

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Shape-shifting may help some species cope with climate change, study shows

Researchers have found that a Rocky Mountain mustard plant alters its physical appearance and flowering time in response to different environmental conditions, suggesting some species can quickly ...

8 hours ago from Phys.org

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Distribution of fish on the northeast US shelf influenced by both fishing and climate

Scientists studying the distribution of four commercial and recreational fish stocks in Northeast U.S. waters have found that climate change can have major impacts on the distribution of fish, ...

8 hours ago from Phys.org

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