This composite image shows the progression of a total solar eclipse over Madras, Oregon, on Aug. 21, 2017. Credit: NASA/Aubrey Gemignani

The 2024 Total Eclipse & NASA

2/6/2024 - By science.nasa.gov. On April 8, 2024, a total solar eclipse will cross the continental United States, providing an exciting and breathtaking opportunity for observation and science. A total solar eclipse happens when the Moon passes between the Sun and Earth, completely blocking the face of the Sun. People located in… SEE MORE
Shadow image of a plane flying at sunset. Climate change may make future airline flights bumpier. Credit: Photo by Pixabay from Pexels (CC0 1.0)

Planes, Shipping Lanes, and Automobiles

5/20/2023 - By Alan Buis NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory The effects of global climate change are broad and impact everyone, as well as Earth’s natural systems. Much has been written about the major impacts of climate change. Effects such as rising global surface temperatures, higher sea levels, longer and more intense heat… SEE MORE
Glen Fergus, CC BY 3.0 , Global_monthly_temperature_record via Wikimedia Commons

NASA Says 2022 Fifth Warmest Year on Record, Warming Trend Continues

1/30/2023 - By www.nasa.gov [caption id="attachment_44584" align="alignnone" width="512"] Change in Average Temperature With Fahrenheit.svg_ via Wikimedia Commons[/caption] Earth's average surface temperature in 2022 tied with 2015 as the fifth warmest on record, according to an analysis by NASA. Continuing the planet's long-term warming trend, global temperatures in 2022 were 1.6 degrees Fahrenheit… SEE MORE