mid latitudes

NASA to launch five rockets


March 20th, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 20 (IANS) NASA is scheduled to launch five rockets in just over five minutes Wednesday night as part of a study of the high-altitude jet stream, the US ... Read more...

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Earth’s lakes are warming, says NASA study


November 24th, 2010 - 12:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 24 (ANI): Earth's largest lakes have warmed during the past 25 years in response to climate change, say NASA scientists.Philipp Schneider and Simon Hook of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in ... Read more...

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Radiation-resisting hardy bugs may survive a million years on Mars


November 24th, 2010 - 11:48 am ICT by ANI
London, Nov 24 (ANI): University College London researchers have found that hardy bugs like Deinococcus radiodurans could survive dormant on Mars for over a million years, at least in theory.Lewis Dartnell and ... Read more...

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‘World’s largest lake may hit record high temperature’


July 20th, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 20 (ANI): The world's largest lake, Lake Superior, is on its way to clocking record high temperatures this season, thanks to low ice cover last winter.Jay Austin of the University ... Read more...

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After 40 years, Nasa spacecraft solves Martian ice caps mystery


May 27th, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 27 (ANI): After 40 years, scientists claim to have solved mysteries of climate change on Mars - using data from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO).The Shallow Radar, or SHARAD, instrument ... Read more...

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Amateur astronomers and Cassini spacecraft capture Saturn storm


April 30th, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 30 (ANI): For the first time, amateur astronomers used the composite infrared spectrometer instrument aboard NASA's Cassini spacecraft to look at a massive blizzard in Saturn's atmosphere.The instrument ... Read more...

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Mars turned red due to grinding rocks, not water


September 19th, 2009 - 12:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 19 (ANI): Recent laboratory studies have shown that Mars is not red due to the rocks being rusted by the water that once flooded the planet, but due to the ... Read more...

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Scientists see storm brewing over Titan’s tropical desert


August 13th, 2009 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 13 (ANI): A new research has discovered significant cloud formation within the tropical zone near the equator of Saturn's largest moon, Titan, which is evidence that the parched, dry desert ... Read more...

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Giant Martian egg cups could be used to trace the Red Planet’s climate


July 14th, 2009 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 14 (ANI): A new study has suggested that craters embedded on pedestals that tower above the Martian landscape like giant egg cups could be used to trace the planet's climate.'Pedestal' ... Read more...

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Titan’s clouds hang onto summer for long


June 4th, 2009 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 4 (ANI): Scientists with NASA's Cassini mission, studying Saturn's moon Titan say its clouds are still noticeable in the southern hemisphere while fall is approaching.They monitored Titan's atmosphere for three-and-a-half ... Read more...

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Rivers might have flowed recently on Mars


May 16th, 2009 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 16 (ANI): A new study has indicated that rivers might have flowed recently on the planet Mars.The study has found some serious valleys carved by rivers within the last ... Read more...

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Gullies on Mars show water ran on Red Planet as early as 1.25 mln yrs ago


March 3rd, 2009 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 3 (ANI): Planetary geologists at Brown University, US, have found a gully fan system on Mars that formed about 1.25 million years ago, which shows tantalizing signs of recent ... Read more...

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Global warming may delay recovery of stratospheric ozone


February 5th, 2009 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 5 (ANI): A new study has suggested that increasing greenhouse gases could delay, or even postpone indefinitely the recovery of stratospheric ozone in some regions of the Earth.The study, ... Read more...

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Ice age maps predict change in Australian climate


January 20th, 2009 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 20 (IANS) New maps of the earth's surface during the peak of the last Ice Age points to northern Australia become wetter and southern Australia drier due to climate change ... Read more...

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Odd-looking Martian craters indicate hidden ice


January 4th, 2009 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 4 (ANI): Scientists have defined and analyzed odd-looking Martian craters, which according to them, indicates hidden ice.Surface features common in the northern and southern mid latitudes of Mars and ... Read more...

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New evidence shows Mars had a watery past


December 19th, 2008 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 19 (ANI): A research team has found evidence of carbonates on Mars, which are long-sought minerals that shows the Red Planet was home to a variety of watery environments ... Read more...

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Dino extinction event may have been caused by magnetic chaos


December 13th, 2008 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 13 (ANI): A new theory has suggested that the mass extinction event that killed the dinosaurs 250 million years ago, was caused by the Earths magnetic field going into ... Read more...

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Ground level ozone pollution set to reduce tree growth 10 percent by 2100


December 10th, 2008 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 10 (ANI): A new research has shown that modern day concentrations of ground level ozone pollution are decreasing the growth of trees in the northern and temperate mid-latitudes, with ... Read more...

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A new insight into the turbulent atmosphere of Venus


December 4th, 2008 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 4 (ANI): New images taken by instruments on board ESAs (European Space Agencys) Venus Express have provided insight into the turbulent atmosphere of our neighbouring planet.Using Venus Express, it ... Read more...

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Mars polar cap is misplaced due to Red Planets weather system


September 23rd, 2008 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, September 23 (ANI): Data from ESAs (European Space Agencys) Mars Express spacecraft has enabled scientists to better explain why Marss residual southern ice cap is misplaced, attributing the cause of ... Read more...

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Research sheds new light on air circulation in the atmosphere


August 22nd, 2008 - 3:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 22 (ANI): A new research has determined that air circulates above the Earth in four distinct cells, with two either side of the equator.The new observational study describes how ... Read more...

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Air travel in tropics causes more global warming than in temperate zones


July 3rd, 2008 - 4:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 3 (ANI): Planning to fly off to the tropics? Well, its time you reconsidered your holiday plans, for according to a new research, a typical flight there has a ... Read more...

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Glaciers reveal that Martian climate might change again in future


April 24th, 2008 - 1:18 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 24 (ANI): Researchers at Brown University, US, have found compelling evidence of thick, recurring glaciers on Mars, a discovery that suggests that the Red Planets climate was much more ... Read more...

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NASA spacecraft detects huge ice deposits on Mars


March 14th, 2008 - 4:12 pm ICT by admin
London, March 14 (ANI): Nasa's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) spacecraft has detected what might possibly be large volumes of water ice below mid-northern latitudes on the surface of the Red Planet.Discovered ... Read more...

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Wind patterns might mask effects of global warming in ocean


February 8th, 2008 - 5:23 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 8 (ANI): Scientists at the University of Liverpool have found that w ind patterns could be masking the overall effect of global warming in the North Atlantic Ocean. Previously, scientists had ... Read more...

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Flare on ultra fast rotating star might help in understanding the youth of our Sun


December 20th, 2007 - 3:19 pm ICT by admin
Munich, Dec 20 (ANI): Astronomers have detected a flare on an ultra-fast rotating star located 150 light years away, using observations from ESOs (European Southern Observatory) VLT (Very Large Telescope).Nicknamed 'Speedy Mic' ... Read more...

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Exceptions in shellfish prove theory for spread of life on Earth


November 14th, 2007 - 10:16 am ICT by admin
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