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Video: Living on an Iceberg

Video: Living on an Iceberg

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 23, 2015 2

Last year, 2014, was the warmest on record since 1880, according to scientists at NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies in New York. What is even more telling is that nine of the 10

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Video: New, 3-D Map of Greenland’s Ice Sheet Just Released

Video: New, 3-D Map of Greenland’s Ice Sheet Just Released

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 5, 2015 5

Norwegian-born Erik the Red was either a great marketer or just a truthful traveler, depending on which stories you choose to believe. Growing up, you probably learned in school that Erik the Red named

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Happy Holidays to All Who Share This Pale, Blue Dot

Happy Holidays to All Who Share This Pale, Blue Dot

Candice Gaukel Andrews December 25, 2014 12

Of all the beautiful nature photographs that you have seen over the years, perhaps none is more meaningful than the one titled Pale Blue Dot. The photographer of this particular artwork is the Voyager

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Video: A New, High-Resolution Look at Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide

Video: A New, High-Resolution Look at Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide

Candice Gaukel Andrews December 2, 2014 4

We Earthlings are lucky. While other planets in our solar system are either blistering hot or bitterly cold, the surface of Earth has relatively mild and stable temperatures. We get to enjoy these conditions

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“Extreme Melt” Observed on Greenland Ice Sheet

“Extreme Melt” Observed on Greenland Ice Sheet

Wendy Redal July 25, 2012 0

Nearly all of Greenland's vast ice sheet experienced surface melting earlier this month, as NASA data show rapid acceleration and scope of diminishing ice

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Video: End of an Exploration Era

Video: End of an Exploration Era

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 4, 2011 5

When Atlantis lifted off from its launchpad on July 8, 2011, it marked the end of an era. The 30-year space shuttle program is now over. Never again will we thrill at the sight

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