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Earth as a black marble: NASA scientists have published night views of the planet from space

NASA astronomers have presented a new view of the earth, with the recently launched satellite they were able to show with unprecedented clarity, looks like a planet in the dark. Besides the "glow" of cities, extra sensitive equipment also captured the lights of the ships that sail the river at night, torches and oil and gas fields, noted on the site NASA. Satellite Suomi NPP, equipped with a super-sensitive radiometer VIIRS, was launched last year. To make the frame of each of the land and all the islands, the satellite orbit the Earth took 312 times. Pictures taken in cloudless Read more [...]
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Jupiter in the spoon

It is well known that Jupiter? giant planet, the largest in the solar system. However, in the evening December 3, 2012 Frank Lucena of Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico, found the whole thing inside the kitchen spoons lying in a cast iron skillet.December 3, 2012, Cape Roch, Puerto Rico."Jupiter is so bright"? he says,? I caught his reflection in a spoon with vegetable oil. "December 3, 2012, Cape Roch, Puerto Rico.Currently, the gas giant is closest to the Earth, so that has the highest brightness. At sunrise and sunset, the light is brighter than any other star.December Read more [...]
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Rafting trips for Boy Scouts

Workweek of May 8-14, 1997Hike in Steamboat SpringsFat Jade Fete in Colorado Rafting trips for Boy ScoutsConcealed inquire good PhoenixCurt tripper to Iceland in MayRafting trips for Boy ScoutsEnquiry: My Son speculation police is look into departure whitewater rafting in mid-July. We are look the Nantahala, the Chattooga, and the Ocoee. I birth the epithet of roughly outfitters on the Nantahala; could you delight commit me the figure of about outfitters Read more [...]
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Scientists analyze samples from the asteroid Itokawa delivered

Researchers are studying the tiny particles of samples brought to Earth from the asteroid Itokawa Japanese spacecraft "Hayabusa". These samples are from outer space - the third authentic extraterrestrial samples after samples collected missions "Moon" and "Apollo" - should help scientists better understand the early stages of the formation and evolution of our solar system.Currently, samples are returned to Earth from the asteroid Itokawa, studied 11 research teams around the world, including the Institute of Planetary Research of the German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Read more [...]
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Volcano Ivan the terrible woke up on the South Kuril island Iturup

on August 16. The staff of the Institute of marine Geology and Geophysics Feb RAS signalled the awakening of the volcano Ivan the terrible on the Kuril Islands the island of Iturup; threats settlements there, told RIA Novosti the representative of EMERCOM of Russia on the Sakhalin oblast. «The eruption started on Wednesday. On the North-Eastern slope of the volcano increased the intensity of the emitted gases. The nearest town is removed from the volcano 9 kilometers. Scientists explain the eruption receipt of significant amounts of water in the supply channels. Night on Thursday in the Read more [...]
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Choosing an out-of-door training form

Workweek of April 3-9, 1997Tramp and biking in Northwards CarolinaSchlepping a surf to Rib Rica?Preparation an hazard actuate with a totRock-climbing schools in New Hampshire Choosing an out-of-door breeding gradeChoosing an out-of-door didactics lineDoubtfulness: I am considering doing a grade with either NOLS or Outbound Spring. I'm 29 and in passably full bod, with about outside live. I am stressful to infer the differences betwixt the two programs. Read more [...]
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Blue-green meteor streaked over Hungary and Poland

From Poland and Hungary reported the observation of a meteorite. So gentleman - Lukas from Raciborz, Poland, described his observations on Nov. 29 17:50:00. The phenomenon lasted 6 seconds. Ball of light moving from left to right in the direction of the south-west. The movement is not accompanied by sound. He was bright white, with some green and blue elements. It looked like the lights of the car from a distance of about 200 meters. 4.3 fragment fell on his flight. Moving rather slowly (although I've never seen a meteorite earlier). Its trajectory was very flat, almost horizontal. Read more [...]
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Opportunity completed the bypass area on the edge of a Martian crater

Opportunity rover-survivor was given a new task - to examine in detail the area, he crawled just completed."If there was a geologist, the first thing he would manage to interest him in outcrop, this is what did Opportunity», - says chief investigator Steve Squires of Cornell University (USA).Opportunity route around elevation Matievik Hill (NASA image).Despite approaching the ninth anniversary of the Red Planet (25 January), Opportunity is on the move. He explores the edge of the crater, where observations from orbit have revealed traces of clay minerals that form in wet, non-acidic Read more [...]
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Interplanetary probe Voyager-1 soon to leave the solar system?

Automatic interplanetary probe Voyager-1, launched 30 years ago, will soon leave the solar system, broadcast news agencies. Soon .. Coming soon ... And this is not the first statement, and end in the solar system is not visible. At NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, where he built Voyager-1 and where is the management of his expedition, reported that the probe has reached the "magnetic line" at the edge of the solar system. According to scientists, this is the last part of the journey Voyager-1 to interstellar space. The probe can cross a boundary in the coming months. Read more [...]
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Landslide shook Alaska and Canada

on 15 August. Even by Alaskan standards, landslide glacier National Park Glaisher Bay is an event of enormous size. The runaway rock buried in a beautiful white glacier and caused an earthquake measuring 3.4 points in Alaska and the earthquake in Canada. Because of the distance and height of occurrence of the landslide was detected only in July, a month after the event. And then quite by accident - thanks to the pilot \"air taxi\", which snapped a few shots flying over the glacier. — The landslide that buried the 5.5 miles of the glacier, the largest registered in North America, \" said Read more [...]
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NASA rover launch another

In NASA announced a new Mars mission, which will include the second rover launch in 2020. The announcement came at NASA on December 4.According to the website space.com, the new Mars rover with a landing system will be built mostly from spare parts rover "Kyuriositi" which is currently on Mars.The new Mars project is expected to cost about $ 1.5 billion. About what exactly is the problem facing the new rover on Mars, NASA experts have not yet been reported.At present, the Mars rover is "Kyuriositi", which sank to the planet's surface 6 August 2012. NASA Mars project cost Read more [...]
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Day-tripping with Wear Run as your fundament

Hebdomad of Border 27-April 2, 1997 Day-tripping with Birth Run as your footExploring the waters of the ExumasEncampment on the beach at St. George'sDive options in the Tulum-Sian Ka'an arenaWhitewater rafting in W VirginiaDay-tripping with Deliver Run as your standDoubtfulness: Where is Carry Run Nature Preserves dear the Yough? We are sledding whitewater rafting and mounting and we would alike to pack inexpensively. Thank you for your grand info. God Read more [...]
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Found hundreds of new galaxies

Galaxies, active generation star, extremely strong hidden from us by clouds of gas. However, the search in the infrared range can produce impressive results.By combining observations of cosmic astrologer "Herschel" and two ground-based telescopes the Keck Observatory, scientists led by Caitlin Casey (Caitlin Casey) University of Hawaii (USA) was able to identify a number of new galaxies, among which were the real champions on star formation rate.Most of the hundreds of newly discovered galaxy was over 10 billion years. (Here and below illustrate the ESA / C. Carreau.)Astronomers Read more [...]
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Jupiter reached closest approach to Earth

December 3, Jupiter reached closest approach to the Earth, which again only in 2021. Giant planet rose at sunset and looked like a very bright star. Astronomers around the world have the opportunity to make great pictures.Photos of amateur astronomersWashingtonPortugalIranUSACategory: Space Read more [...]
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Whitewater rafting in Westward Virginia

Hebdomad of Marching 27-April 2, 1997Day-tripping with Wear Run as your footExploring the waters of the ExumasEncampment on the beach at St. George'sDive options in the Tulum-Sian Ka'an country Whitewater rafting in Westward VirginiaWhitewater rafting in Westward VirginiaDoubt: Any recommendations for an frugal whitewater rafting (family III) tripper in the Virginia/Carolina areas for a grouping of roughly cinque to 10 persons? Looking astir trey to Read more [...]
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Chinese authorities are going to grow vegetables on Mars and the Moon

In China, the country's leadership is prepared to grow four kinds of vegetables on Mars and the Moon. The aim is to create it "ecological life support system" for the astronauts. , Reports "Interfax" referring to the center of research and training of Chinese astronauts in Beijing.As the director of the center, Deng Yibin, a scientific experiment involving two subjects was focused on "establishing a mechanism for a balanced exchange of oxygen, carbon dioxide and water between humans and plants in a confined space."In an isolated chamber volume of 300 cubic Read more [...]
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Curiosity has not yet found on Mars is nothing unusual

Despite the irresponsible statement by a NASA employee and internet rumors, for samples of Martian soil for signs of life were found. Anyway, to be honest, is not registered anything that could be compared at least with the data of the last generation of Mars rovers. Curiosity rover first used all the tools for the analysis of Martian soil and found in a sample of the complex chemistry: found water, sulfur and substances containing chlorine. That's it. In 2008, when rumors spread that the station "Phoenix" found on the Red Planet signs life, NASA quickly held a press conference Read more [...]
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Fallen in Omsk strange precipitation turned out to be a harmless food additive

on August 17. Employees of the CPS examined white matter, which fell on Thursday morning in several districts of Omsk; the analysis showed that it is a harmless aluminosilicate, which is often used in industry as a food additive, told RIA Novosti on Friday in the regional office. Previously, the regional emergencies Ministry reported that residents of houses located in Omsk on the streets Barkhatova, Zaozernoye, Strelnikova, Pushkin tract, on Thursday morning found on the hoods of cars, leaves, asphalt and window sills white powder. According to residents, the smell of the powder was not, in appearance Read more [...]
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Venus volcanoes erupt

Researchers concluded that on Venus from time to time there are volcanoes, changing the composition of the global atmosphere. The presence of volcanoes on Venus indicates a significant amount in the atmosphere of sulfur dioxide (SO2). On Venus, the gas, as on Earth, where its concentration is less than one in a million times, in all probability, is of volcanic origin. Scientists, however, for a long time could not establish whether the volcanoes of Venus acting or they died out long ago, throwing SO2. Authors of failed to answer this question by analyzing observations apparatus "Venus Express", Read more [...]
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Vancouver Island kayaking trips

Hebdomad of Border 20-26, 1997Broken bivouacking in the MidwestEnjoying a workweek in Puerto RicoLate-summer conditions in SitkaTravel on the Victor Tramp Chase Vancouver Island kayaking tripsVancouver Island kayaking tripsEnquiry: We are preparation a slip to Seattle and Vancouver this July and we would alike to do approximately sea kayaking. Can quartet adventuresome, open, but inexperient guys (25-27) split the equipment and research the region's Read more [...]
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