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11 December 2009

Picture of Astronauts On ISS Taken From The Ground!

I love looking at pics from Space of human objects on the ground. You can sometimes even see the outline of streets around Chicago after a snowfall on weather satellite images.  I still recall seeing jet contrails on the GOES imagery for the first time in 1978. The GOES imagery resolution has continued to improve and the next generation of weather satellites later in this decade will make it possible …


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Editorial in 56 Newspapers from 45 Countries

What we do about climate change is a political question. The reality of the problem is  a scientific one. With that in mind, I reprint without comment, an editorial published in 45 countries this week. It’s free to copy. The image above is from the Guardian in London. We somehow have to figure out how to quit burning fossil fuels. My ideas on HOW we do that are probably no …


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