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Earth observation image of the week: a Sentinel-2A image of Madrid, also featured on the Earth from Space video programme To source

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Sea Ice and Cloud Streets in the Sea of Okhotsk

The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) instrument on NASA’s Aqua satellite captured this image of cloud streets and sea ice in the Sea of Okhotsk on Feb. 8, 2016. Cloud streets are long parallel bands of cumulus clouds that form when cold air blows over warmer waters and a warmer air layer rests over the […]

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Visualising atoms

Human spaceflight and robotic exploration image of the week: investigating proxy atoms on the International Space Station in a discharge plasma tube To source

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