Author: Kevin Knuth Associate Professor of Physics, University at Albany, State University of New York Disclosure statement: Kevin… Read More ›
NASA’s Curiosity rover has found new evidence preserved in rocks on Mars that suggests the planet could have supported ancient life, as well as new evidence in the Martian atmosphere that relates to the search for current life on the… Read More ›
From NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies A global map of the March 2018 LOTI (land-ocean temperature index) anomaly, relative to the 1951-1980 March average. View larger image. March 2018 was +0.89 °C warmer than the average March of the 1951-1980 period…. Read More ›
February 2018 was the sixth warmest February in 138 years of modern record-keeping, according to a monthly analysis of global temperatures by scientists at NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS) in New York.
For over 30 years NASA has flown instruments in space to precisely measure how Earth absorbs and reflects solar energy, key factors in understanding our climate. Of the four such instruments presently orbiting on different U.S. satellites, the newest was… Read More ›
Earth’s global surface temperatures in 2017 ranked as the second warmest since 1880, according to an analysis by NASA. Continuing the planet’s long-term warming trend, globally averaged temperatures in 2017 were 1.62 degrees Fahrenheit (0.90 degrees Celsius) warmer than the… Read More ›