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Satellite to keep tabs on thickness of globe's ice sheets

...or shrinking. "Very simply, we do not know," said Jay Zwally, the mission's project scientist at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, MD. "Not only do we not know what is happening today, we don't know what is going to...

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Pollution one possible cause of African famine

...correspond for the Sahel, Senegal and parts of Brazil, said Yogesh Sud, senior research meteorologist at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md. "But in India and Australia, there is absolutely no match" between recorded rainfall...

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Evidence of huge flood on Mars

...Alfred S. McEwen of the University of Arizona's Lunar and Planetary Laboratory, and Susan Sakimoto of NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center. They argue that the lava areas known as the Cerberus Plains should be considered "important targets in...

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Antarctic ozone hole larger than expected

...off-guard. "The fact that it's real big right now is kind of a surprise," said Dr. Paul A. Newman of NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md. The center detected an ozone hole of about 11 million square miles on Sept. 3. That...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/09/10/tec_295538.shtml
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Capsules

The reason jet lag plagues some travelers and barely affects others could lie in our mothers' genes. A French study on circadian clocks, a subtle biological system that regulates the body's daily cycles, found that female zebrafish ``set'' the clocks in their young before birth, Science magazine reports.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/08/03/liv_294084.shtml
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Last total eclipse of millennium is coming

LAND'S END, England -- At 11:10 a.m. Wednesday, the small island of Bryher in the Scilly Isles off southwestern England will go dark as the moon slides across the sun.\r

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Camera for bugs helps study Mars

Using a camera designed to photograph microscopic bugs and worms, William Wergin and Eric Erbe have snapped shots being critiqued by NASA of a substance alien to planet Earth: Martian snow. Wergin, a cell specialist, and Erbe, a botanist, began using earthly matter to simulate and photograph crystals like those that cover the Martian icecaps about a year ago at the request of National Aeronautics and Space Administration scientists.

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Storm cloud raised Earth's atmosphere

As Hurricane Bonnie churned menacingly in the Atlantic on Aug. 22, she whipped up such a tall storm cloud that it literally lifted the height of Earth's atmosphere. NASA researchers said last week they captured images of this "sky-scraping" cloud using the first space-borne rain radar, orbiting aboard the U.S.-Japanese spacecraft Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM).

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SOHO satellite still working

...expected them to be," said Francis Vanderbussche, an ESA engineer who heads the SOHO recovery team at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center. The temperature of SOHO's rocket thruster fuel tanks was about 32 degrees F, cold enough to freeze...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/08/13/tec_235943.shtml
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Government's computer security questioned

...containing sensitive military data at the Air Force's Rome Laboratory, Wright Patterson Air Force Base and NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, among others. Once called a top threat to U.S. national security, the hacker turned out to be a 16-year-old...

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