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Rising Temperatures: A Month Versus a DecadeApril to September 2014 was the hottest spring and summer in 130 years of recordkeeping. Here’s why that matters, and why it doesn’t. [..Read More..]

Gonzalo Stirs Up Sediment and the Carbon CycleThe potent storm spread coraline sediments from the shallows around Bermuda into the deeper ocean. [..Read More..]

Fires in the Nile River DeltaIn fall 2014, the MODIS sensor detected several small fires in the Nile River Delta. [..Read More..]

World of Change: Coastline ChangeThe shoreline of Cape Cod provides a visual case study in the evolution and dynamic motion of barrier islands and spits. [..Read More..]

As you (safely!) watched the progress of yesterday's partial solar [..Read More..]

One of the largest sunspot groups in recent years is now crossing the Sun. [..Read More..]

Whatever hit Mimas nearly destroyed it. [..Read More..]

Yesterday, a comet passed very close to Mars. [..Read More..]

Comet McNaught was perhaps the most photogenic comet of modern times -- from Earth. [..Read More..]

A computer scientist rises 135,000 feet into the stratosphere and parachutes back down, besting Felix Baumgartner's record. [..Read More..]

Sorry Rosetta, Your Comet StinksTo the surprise of scientists studying data from the European Rosetta mission, Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko is venting chemicals associated with th [..Read More..]

The photography notebook of a British explorer on Robert Falcon Scott's ill-fated expedition to Antarctica has been found. [..Read More..]

Experts Weigh in on Google's InboxFrom the makers of Gmail, the next-generation email app Inbox aims to solve information overload. Continue reading → [..Read More..]

'Ambition' Beautifully Blends Science, Art and Fantasy: VideoA stunning short film about dogged determination and ambition that can help humanity achieve anything. Continue reading → [..Read More..]

Canine celebrities put their paws on the line to protect the White House. [..Read More..]

Another Ebola victory: Nina Pham, the first nurse in Dallas to be infected with Ebola, is now free of the virus. [..Read More..]

Eruptions on the sun's surface are probably caused by giant, unstable magnetic plasma arches, a new study reports — a discovery that brings scien [..Read More..]

DNews: Does a Super Sunspot Have Earth's Name on It?Julian gives a primer on sunspots -- what causes them, how often they happen, and most importantly: whether or not an enormous one is set to fire stra [..Read More..]

Tiny, Carbon-Scrubbing Champ Under AttackPhytoplankton remove and store half the world's carbon, but they're under attack from rising ocean temperatures and viruses. Continue readin [..Read More..]

In a harrowing plunge from the stratosphere, a Google executive broke the world record for the highest-altitude skydive today (Oct. 24). [..Read More..]

Take a look at how the stunning comet mission inspired and futuristic world-building film got off the ground. The Game of Thrones' Aiden Gillen s [..Read More..]

On Oct. 24, 2014, skydiver Alan Eustace set a new record for the highest near-space jump from the stratosphere as part of a feat performed with the St [..Read More..]

Alan Eustace dove from a high-altitude balloon soaring at approximately 135,000 feet. Felix Baumgartner held the record at 128,000 feet. [..Read More..]

A private spacesuit company and an astronaut-training organization are teaming up to give private astronauts on simulated spacewalks a more spacelike [..Read More..]

Total solar eclipses are one of nature’s grandest events. What is a total solar eclipse? How do they work? And when is the next one? We explain. [..Read More..]

The Game of Thrones actor stars in "Ambition": a futuristic 'look back' at the science the first mission to 'catch a comet [..Read More..]

Massing 37oz, with a wide 8.4° field of view and 5mm of exit pupil, these are excellent ‘grab and go’ binoculars for anything outdoors. Space.com’s @D [..Read More..]

Massing 27oz, with a 6.8° field of view and 7.1mm of exit pupil, these binoculars are great for young astronomers. Space.com’s @DavidSkyBrody shows yo [..Read More..]

Massing 35oz, with a 5.8° field of view and 7mm of exit pupil, these binoculars are fine for astronomy but can be used in daytime for other hobbies an [..Read More..]

Gonzalo Stirs Up Sediment and the Carbon CycleThe potent storm spread coraline sediments from the shallows around Bermuda into the deeper ocean. [..Read More..]

Fires in the Nile River DeltaIn fall 2014, the MODIS sensor detected several small fires in the Nile River Delta. [..Read More..]

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3-D map of the adolescent universeUsing extremely faint light from galaxies 10.8-billion light years away, scientists have created one of the most complete, three-dimensional maps of a [..Read More..]

Astronomers have gotten the closest look yet at what happens when a black hole takes a bite out of a star—and the star lives to tell the tale. [..Read More..]

The perfume of the cometHow does a comet smell? Since early August the Rosetta Orbiter Sensor for Ion and Neutral Analysis (ROSINA) is sniffing the fumes of the comet Churyum [..Read More..]

Titan glowing at dusk and dawnNew maps of Saturn's moon Titan reveal large patches of trace gases shining brightly near the north and south poles. These regions are curiously [..Read More..]

Two families of comets found around nearby star: Biggest census ever of exocomets around Beta PictorisThe HARPS instrument at ESO’s La Silla Observatory in Chile has been used to make the most complete census of comets around another star ever created. [..Read More..]

New window on the early UniverseScientists see good times approaching for astrophysicists after hatching a new observational strategy to distill detailed information from  galaxies a [..Read More..]

NASA Webb's heart survives deep freeze testAfter 116 days of being subjected to extremely frigid temperatures like that in space, the heart of the James Webb Space Telescope, the Integrated Sci [..Read More..]

Cosmic rays threaten future deep-space astronaut missionsCrewed missions to Mars remain an essential goal for NASA, but scientists are only now beginning to understand and characterize the radiation hazards [..Read More..]

Big black holes can block new starsMassive black holes spewing out radio-frequency-emitting particles at near-light speed can block formation of new stars in aging galaxies, a study has [..Read More..]

POLARBEAR detects B-modes in the cosmic microwave background: Mapping cosmic structure, finding neutrino massesThe POLARBEAR experiment has made the most sensitive and precise measurements yet of the polarization of the cosmic microwave background and found tel [..Read More..]

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Distance: 60 earth radii
Ecliptic latitude: 3 degrees
Ecliptic longitude: 230 degrees

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