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Aurora Australis from Space (Photo and Video of the Day)

October 20th, 2011 | by Joshua S Hill

For many of us, we're never going to see an aurora. We simply live too far away from the poles. We might be able to make do with photos people have taken from the ground, but even that doesn't match up with the video and image below, which show the aurora australis over Antarctica on September 11,


Weddell Sea Covered in Ice

October 18th, 2011 | by Joshua S Hill

Scientists working with NASA's Operation IceBridge airborne research campaign started their third year of survey flights and captured this image of the sea ice covering the Weddell Sea.


Canary Islands From Space (Photo of the Day)

October 16th, 2011 | by Joshua S Hill

Captured on the 8th of September by the European Space Agency's Envisat Medium Resolution Imaging Spectrometer (MERIS) are the Canary Islands, at the bottom of this image, off the west coast of Africa.


Lake Superior Surrounded by Fall Colours (Photo of the Day)

October 6th, 2011 | by Joshua S Hill

For those of you not living in North America or are stereotypically American and aren't aware of the world beyond your own three metre personal space, Lake Superior is the largest of the Great Lakes of North America, and can be seen beautifully surrounded by the beginnings of autumn colour.


Artists Get Inspired by Seeing Climate Change in the Arctic Up Close

September 26th, 2011 | by Kate Follot

In September 2010 Cape Farewell began its 9th Art & Science expedition to the Arctic. For 22 days the crew of 20 voyagers sailed around Svalbard and Spitsbergen on the Noorderlicht(an 100 year old ship), sailing north of the 80th parallel to the ice edge from Spitsbergen and east towards Russia



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