Views from around the world: Downpours pick up as the atmosphere warms and a star-shape fort is captured from space. Plus: Is the new Bay Bridge shaky?
Silicon Valley data scientists are teaming up with conservationists to predict where and when the planet's jungles will be cut down.
The Aral Sea is shrinking, leaving a dried-up white lakebed where there used to be blue water. But in the eyes of a radar satellite, the sea's shores look like a colorful abstract painting.
New satellite maps show the variation in ocean acidity across the globe, revealing a side effect of climate change that threatens marine life. Continue reading →
NASA's next Earth-observing satellite is scheduled to launch Saturday (Jan. 31), and it could vastly improve the way scientists monitor droughts around the world.
More than 10,000 volunteers sifted through high-resolution images of Mongolia taken by orbital satellites to locate potential sites.
NASA's holiday pictures look like splotchy representations of lights magically sparkling, and energy consumption being amplified during the holidays.
The tool uses data points from the Automatic Identification System network, which picks up GPS broadcasts of a vessel's location to map movements.
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