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  • Michael Mann.

    An "Interesting Footnote" in the Climate Change Debate

    Michael Mann spoke about climate change from two perspectives -- 'reluctant and accidental public figure' and Distinguished Professor.

  • ACCESS Media Day in the Hangar.

    Lights, Camera, ACCESS

    At NASA's Langley hangar, Bruce Anderson, project scientist for the ACCESS (Alternative Fuel Effects on Contrails and Cruise Emissions) experiment, stood in between NASA's HU-25C airplane and a group of media visitors armed with cameras, notepads, and smartphones as he explained the recently completed series of flights.

  • Know Your Earth 3.0: DISCOVER-AQ

    Deriving Information on Surface conditions from Column and Vertically Resolved Observations Relevant to Air Quality studies pollution where we live and breathe.

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  • Mark Vaughn, CALIPSO mathematician

    Know Your Earth 3.0: CALIPSO

    NASA's CALIPSO satellite collects information on the distribution and movement of clouds and particles, called aerosols, in Earth's atmosphere.

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  • Earth Month lessons

    Earth Month Lesson of the Day

    Celebrate Earth Month this year by engaging your students with 30 new Earth science lessons developed by NASA!

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    Know Your Earth 3.0: SAGE III

    SAGE III on ISS Mission Operations Manager Brooke Thornton.

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  • Research trees were whitewashed and black dots were applied so computer-imaging equipment could capture the stress points.

    Morton Arboretum Partners with NASA to Understand why Trees Fail

    NASA researchers joined with scientists at Chicago's Morton Arboretum to learn more about the biomechanics of tree failure.

  • artist concept of a hand holding Earth

    Know Your Earth 3.0: Local Connections

    "Know Your Earth 3.0, Local Connections" focuses on educating students, teachers and the public about NASA Earth science research.

  • NASA engineer Chip Holloway waits for the sun to align with the Stratospheric Aerosol and Gas Experiment (SAGE III) during a clean room


    To track our planet's ozone layer, NASA is about to launch SAGE III, slated for installation on the International Space Station in 2014.

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  • The NASA P-3B made low approaches at local airports, getting as low as 100 feet to make key air quality measurements. Shown here is the Bakersfield regional airport.

    Air Quality Research Campaign Concludes in California

    The DISCOVER-AQ team completed their second destination in a five-year mission to study the air we breathe.