I had a fortuitous conversation a few years ago at an awards dinner. I happened to be seated next to the fellow who runs the program at JPL (Jet Propulsion Laboratory) whose purpose is to investigate the melting of ice beneath the surface of Greenland, and he explained: 76 more words
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PASADENA (CBSLA.com) — NASA’s Dawn spacecraft captured the sharpest images ever of the dwarf planet Ceres, Jet Propulsion Laboratory officials said Thursday.
The pictures were snapped from a distance of about 90,000 miles, the closest a camera had ever come to Ceres, a JPL statement said. 163 more words
One problem with air pollution is it doesn’t stay put.
Rather, particles in the air—also known as aerosols—move around the atmosphere, affecting the global climate in complex ways, and perhaps strengthening storms and cyclones. 162 more words