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Press Releases & Feature Stories

‘Pulse of Our Planet’: Watching Earth’s Vital Signs

10.23.2014
On Sept. 10, “Vital Signs: Pulse of Our Planet” premiered at the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum, showcasing some of NASA’s most exciting Earth observations of our dynamic planet.

Magnetic Connections

09.03.2014
Magnetic field lines arched and twisted above a small group of active regions and even reached out to connect to each other (Aug. 18-20, 2014).

NASA to Investigate Climate Impacts of Arctic Sea Ice Loss

08.14.2014
A new NASA field campaign - the Arctic Radiation IceBridge Sea and Ice Experiment (ARISE) - will begin flights over the Arctic this summer to study the effect of sea ice retreat on Arctic climate.

NASA Visualization Explorer Now Available For All iOS Devices

03.11.2014
The popular NASA Visualization Explorer app, first launched for the iPad in July 2011, is now available for the iPhone and all Apple iOS devices.

Heating Up

02.25.2014
Explore climate model projections of 21st century global temperatures in visualizations from NASA's Scientific Visualization Studio and the NASA Center for Climate Simulation.
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Group News

Lunar map built with Discover supercomputer on Geophysical Research Letters cover

06.26.2014
cover image thumbnailA GRAIL mission lunar map built with help from the NASA Center for Climate Simulation (606.2) Discover supercomputer and visualized by the Scientific Visualization Studio’s Ernie Wright (606.4/USRA) graces the 5/28/2014 cover of Geophysical Research Letters.

The visualization also appears in “Science Graphic of the Week: A Psychedelic Gravity Map of the Moon’s Surface,” Wired, 6/26/2014.
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Overview

The Scientific Visualization Studio (606.4) facilitates scientific inquiry and outreach within NASA programs through visualization, such as videos and animation. The SVS collaborates with scientists to create visualization products, systems, and processes to promote a greater understanding of Earth and Space Science research activities at Goddard Space Flight Center and within the NASA research community.

The SVS invites collaboration both from NASA researchers and from the external community. All SVS visualizations are freely available through the SVS website.

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