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Landscape painters have been representing clouds in their art for centuries. Different artists with different styles have painted clouds differently. Check out the Clouds in Art Interactive ...Read more Brought to you by CMMAP
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
All sorts of living things call Earth’s polar regions home – from tiny lichens encrusting the rocky landscapes of the Arctic tundra to huge blue whales swimming through the frigid waters of the Southern Ocean. ...Read more
Stars are huge balls of gas and plasma that give off heat and light. Our Sun is an "average" star - some stars are much larger or smaller. Stars are powered by nuclear fusion in their cores ...Read more
8/10 Robert Goddard, an American physicist, died on this date in 1945 Details