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How NASA satellites help scientists understand climate change

On May 18, 2020
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“We can look at things like the changing of the mass of the ice sheets in Greenland and tell people, ‘We’re really seeing this, we know what’s going on.'” https://t.co/GrIMjaKBFI
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‘We’re really seeing this. We know what’s going on.’

On May 18, 2020
@ClimateReality shared
“We can look at things like the changing of the mass of the ice sheets in Greenland and tell people, ‘We’re really seeing this, we know what’s going on.'” https://t.co/GrIMjaKBFI
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How NASA satellites help scientists understand climate change

How NASA satellites help scientists understand climate change

‘We’re really seeing this. We know what’s going on.’

NASA hires NOAA official as new Earth science director

NASA hires NOAA official as new Earth science director

NASA has selected an official with NOAA’s satellite division to lead its Earth science programs, a search that took more than a year to complete.

T-45: Women of NASA Earth Science

T-45: Women of NASA Earth Science

Earth science is for everyone, and across the agency, women are building satellites, conducting research in the field, and taking important measurements from space. Meet just a small number ...

NASA Science

NASA Science

Vital Signs of the Planet: Global Climate Change and Global Warming. NASA takes a global perspective on Earth’s climate.

NASA Earth Science Director Announces Retirement

NASA Earth Science Director Announces Retirement

NASA Earth Science Director Announces Retirement - SpaceRef

How Earth Climate Models Can Help Scientists Search for Life on Other Planets

How Earth Climate Models Can Help Scientists Search for Life on Other Planets

Using supercomputers and what we know about Earth, scientists are grappling with a question vital to the search for life beyond our planet. Is it possible that our notions of what makes a ...

How Earth Climate Models Help Scientists Picture Life on Unimaginable Worlds

How Earth Climate Models Help Scientists Picture Life on Unimaginable Worlds

Among the most alluring recent discoveries in red dwarf systems are planets like Proxima Centauri b, or simply Proxima b. It’s the closest exoplanet. The Magic is in the Clouds Anthony Del ...

NASA makes dual investment in ocean worlds research at WHOI

NASA makes dual investment in ocean worlds research at WHOI

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) will invest in a major new research program headquartered at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) that pulls together ...

Third Pod Presents: Sci & Tell – James Garvin on Earth Day at 50

Third Pod Presents: Sci & Tell – James Garvin on Earth Day at 50

James Garvin is the Chief Scientist at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center. Dr. Garvin has been at NASA for 35 years in a variety of roles and missions, and is well known for his incredible ...

Cosmic composers: how scientists helped reinvent Holst's Planets suite

Cosmic composers: how scientists helped reinvent Holst's Planets suite

Picnics on Mars, sunsets on Uranus, sculptures on Venus … 100 years after Holst unveiled his epic masterpiece, musicians are reimagining it using the latest scientific discoveries

New Discoveries, Technology & Ethical Questions: A Tour Through the Changing World of Space

New Discoveries, Technology & Ethical Questions: A Tour Through the Changing World of Space

The future of space is exciting, but there’s work to do to ensure that the benefits are spread equitably and ethically around the world.

A Vexing Hexagon

A Vexing Hexagon

Saturn's north polar hexagon is one of the planet's most bizarre and perplexing features. Cassini scientists have learned much about the six-sided jet stream, but mysteries remain.