With Mars methane mystery unsolved, Curiosity serves scientists a new one: Oxygen

NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center For the first time in the history of space exploration, scientists have measured the seasonal changes in the gases that fill the air directly above the surface of Gale Crater on Mars. As a result, they noticed something baffling: oxygen, the gas many Earth creatures use to breathe, behaves in a…

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Jupiter’s Cloud Tops: From High to Low

From NASA Jupiter’s Cloud Tops: From High to Low This view from NASA’s Juno spacecraft captures colorful, intricate patterns in a jet stream region of Jupiter’s northern hemisphere known as “Jet N3.” Jupiter’s cloud tops do not form a simple, flat surface. Data from Juno helped scientists discover that the swirling bands in the atmosphere…

25 for 25

Guest post by David Archibald Back on March 7, 2006, the National Science Foundation issued a press release predicting that the amplitude of Solar Cycle 24 would be “30 to 50 percent stronger” than Solar Cycle 23. Solar Cycle 23 had a smoothed maximum amplitude of 180.3. The press release described the forecast as “unprecedented”.…

NASA’s Planetary Protection Review Addresses Changing Reality of Space Exploration

From NASA Oct. 18, 2019 RELEASE 19-084 NASA’s Planetary Protection Review Addresses Changing Reality of Space Exploration NASA released a report Friday with recommendations from the Planetary Protection Independent Review Board (PPIRB) the agency established in response to a recent National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine report and a recommendation from the NASA Advisory…

There is NO climate emergency!

Climate models predict disaster – but real world evidence shows no such thing Dr. Jay Lehr & Tom Harris Speaking at the 13th International Conference on Climate Change, held July 25 in Washington, DC, Dr. Roy W. Spencer of the University of Alabama in Huntsville said: “There is no climate crisis. Even if all the…

An Infrared View of the M81 Galaxy

Located in the northern constellation of Ursa Major, which also includes the Big Dipper, nearby galaxy Messier 81 is easily visible through binoculars or a small telescope. M81 is located at a distance of 12 million light-years. M81 was one of the first publicly released datasets soon after the launch of the Spitzer Space Telescope…

Amazon Fire History Since 2003

We are told that Amazon fires are at record levels right now. This is a blatant lie. The only “record” is that Amazonian fires have DECREASED over the “record”. This is what we are being told. This (is) what the data actually looks like, to August 22. Yes, its updated daily. This comes from a…