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Drought Harms Corn Crops in Southern Africa

03.21.2019
Dry conditions are bringing food insecurity to several countries.

Arctic Sea Ice 2019 Wintertime Extent Is Seventh Lowest

03.20.2019
The 2019 Arctic sea ice maximum extent ties with 2007's for seventh lowest in the satellite record, continuing the long-term decline of the Arctic sea ice pack.

Icy Floodwaters Grind Through Iowa

03.20.2019
Although floods hit Nebraska the hardest, March 2019 brought unusually swollen, ice-choked rivers to Iowa as well.

Veronica (Southern Indian Ocean)

03.20.2019
NASA’s Aqua satellite provided a view of Tropical Cyclone Veronica after it developed off the northern coast of Western Australia.

NASA’s Fermi Satellite Clocks ‘Cannonball’ Pulsar Speeding Through Space

03.19.2019
Astronomers have found a runaway pulsar hurtling through space at nearly 2.5 million miles an hour — so fast it could travel the distance between Earth and the Moon in just 6 minutes.

Historic Floods Inundate Nebraska

03.19.2019
In the wake of an intense winter storm, historic floods have broken out across the central United States.

Wildfires in Far Eastern Russia Have Increased

03.19.2019
Wildfires in the far eastern part of Russia have increased 30 fold in one month.

Patrick Whelley - Don't Wake the Volcano

03.19.2019
Patrick Whelley, a planetary geologist and volcanologist, knows better than to wake the volcano.

NASA Mission Reveals Asteroid Has Big Surprises

03.19.2019
A NASA spacecraft that will return a sample of a near-Earth asteroid named Bennu to Earth in 2023 made the first-ever close-up observations of particle plumes erupting from an asteroid’s surface.

Trevor (Southwestern Pacific Ocean)

03.18.2019
Tropical Cyclone Trevor formed in the Coral Sea of the Southwestern Pacific Ocean on March 18.

Southeastern Asia Ignited by Agricultural Fires

03.18.2019
NASA's Suomi NPP satellite collected this natural-color image using the VIIRS (Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite) instrument which detected hundreds of fires burning in southeastern Asia.

Wildflower Super Bloom Returns to California

03.18.2019
For the first time in two years, a large bloom of wildflowers have returned, thanks to a rainy winter in Southern California.

Hubble Shows Star Cluster’s True Identity

03.15.2019
This Hubble picture shows Messier 28, a globular cluster in the constellation of Sagittarius (the Archer), in jewel-bright detail. It is about 18,000 light-years away from Earth.

Decoding Extreme Weather at the Poles

03.15.2019
A silvery metal tube jutting out of thick ice stands alone amid a vast landscape of endless white in Antarctica.

NASA Invites Media to 57th Annual Robert H. Goddard Memorial Symposium

03.15.2019
Media are invited to the 57th Robert H. Goddard Memorial Symposium on March 20-21.

Late-Winter Storm Blasts the Great Plains

03.15.2019
A quick drop in atmospheric pressure produced an intense storm with hurricane-force winds.

Savannah (Southern Indian Ocean)

03.15.2019
Tropical Cyclone Savannah continued to move in southerly direction in the Southern Indian Ocean, and move away from Indonesia.

NASA Spots Fires Near the Volga Delta in Russia

03.15.2019
NASA's Aqua satellite captured this image of the Volga Delta in Russia and the fires surrounding the area on March 15, 2019.

Fires in Victoria, Australia Continue to Savage the Landscape

03.15.2019
The Vic Emergency site is still reporting 53 ongoing fire incidents in Victoria, Australia which is down from the 100 incidents that were being tracked on March 7, 2019.

03W (Northwest Pacific Ocean)

03.15.2019
Visible imagery from NASA's Terra satellite revealed 03W that formed near the island of Yap in the Northwestern Pacific Ocean.

How the Smoke Rises

03.14.2019
A satellite sensor is helping scientists understand where smoke is headed and what it means for those breathing it.

A Region of Bennu’s Northern Hemisphere Close Up

03.14.2019
These images were taken on February 25 while the spacecraft was in orbit around Bennu, approximately 1.1 miles (1.8 km) from the asteroid’s northern hemisphere.

NASA to Host Media Teleconference on Asteroid Sample Return Mission

03.14.2019
NASA is hosting a media teleconference at 1:30 p.m. EDT Tuesday, March 19, to announce new science from the agency’s first mission to return to Earth an asteroid sample that may contain unaltered material from the very beginning of our solar system.

Satellites Find Greener Pastures

03.12.2019
Brazilian researchers are using satellites to calculate how many cattle can be supported by the country's pasturelands.

What Scientists Found After Sifting Through Dust in the Solar System

03.12.2019
Two recent studies report discoveries of dust rings in the inner solar system: a dust ring at Mercury's orbit, and a group of never-before-detected asteroids co-orbiting with Venus, supplying the dust in Venus' orbit.
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