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Something Smacked into Jupiter! (video)

  On September 13, 2021, many observers, including armature astronomers around the globe, were surprised when they witnessed what was apparently an object hitting Jupiter. Space debris hitting Jupiter happens regularly, but it is rare for amateur astronomers to catch one in the act.  A Brazilian amature astronomer seemingly captured a video of one of those strikes. Jupiter, with its strong gravitational…

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NASA, ESA Partner in New Effort to Address Global Climate Change

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Lee este anuncio de prensa en español aquí. NASA and ESA (European Space Agency) have formed a first-of-its-kind strategic partnership to observe Earth and its changing environment. The global climate is rapidly changing and the demand for accurate, timely, and actionable knowledge is more pressing than ever. Recognizing that climate change is an urgent global challenge, the timing is right for NASA…

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Surprise! Hidden Antarctic Ice Canyons

According to the ESA on October 11, 2017, its : and Sentinel-1 missions have discovered huge canyons cutting through the underside of ice shelves in Antarctica. The ice shelves act as conveyor belts, by which snow that falls in Antarctica ultimately makes its way back to the sea. Portions of the ESA Statement: The ice sheet that covers Antarctica is, by…

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