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Live and recent images of the Sun from telescopes around the world and satellites in space. Spanning the spectrum from X-rays to infrared images, these views reveal sunspots, solar flares, and ...Read more Brought to you by CISM
Atmospheric optics shows us how light behaves as it passes through the atmosphere. From rainbows to the northern lights, these optical features allow us to learn about atmospheric conditions ...Read more
Mars, the Red Planet, is like Earth in many ways. Mars has huge volcanoes, gigantic canyons, and polar ice caps. The fourth planet from the Sun, Mars is smaller, colder, and drier than Earth ...Read more
2/28 Linus Pauling, a Nobel prize-winning American chemist, was born on this date in 1901 Details
3/1 Yellowstone National Park was founded as first National Park in 1872
3/3 F5 "Candlestick Park" tornado hits Jackson, Mississippi in 1966