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NASA Releases New Salt Rock Images of China

 Tectonic forces are pushing the Kuqa basin (China) beneath the Tien Shan mountains as part of the ongoing collision between the Indian subcontinent and Asia, with faults that serve as conduits for rising plugs of salt. Layers of rock rich with salt and other evaporites are quite different than other types of sedimentary rock. Salt is weak—one of the weakest ...

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Sun Emitted Solar Flare on Oct. 1: NASA

The sun emitted a mid-level solar flare, which reached its peak at 8:13 p.m. EDT on Oct. 1, 2015, said NASA. NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory, which watches the sun constantly, captured an image of the event and the solar flares were seen as powerful bursts of radiation. Harmful radiation from a flare cannot pass through Earth’s atmosphere to physically affect ...

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PICTURES: NASA Releases 8,400 Hi-resolution Images of Apollo Moon Missions

NASA has released 8400 hi-resolution images of iconic Apollo Moon Missions on Flicker. NASA made available every photo taken by astronauts on Apollo Moon Missions on the project Apollo Archive‘s Flickr account, the collection contains original NASA photo scans. The Apollo astronauts took these pictures with their chest-mounted Hasselbald cameras, along with many other photos from Earth and lunar orbit. ...

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Supermoon: Stunning Images from NASA

As “supermoon” occurred this morning combined with a total lunar eclipse, NASA photographers have managed to capture some stunning images of a phenomenon that occurred after more than 30 years. NASA’s Joel Kowsky clicked a perigee full moon called “supermoon” next to the Empire State Building at the beginning of a total lunar eclipse, while Bill Ingalls took a stunning ...

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Everest-Like Pyramid on Ceres Baffles NASA Scientists as Dawn Images Pour in

Dawn spacecraft that has already raised the levels of curiosity with bright spots captured a baffling pyramid-shaped peak towering in a flat surrounding landscape on the dwarf planet, similar to Himalayan Mount Everest. DAWN spacecraft has found a merterious pyramid on Ceres, the dwarf planet it is moving towards to take closer shots to unravel the mystery of bright spots ...

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