Spiraling cloud patterns over Guadalupe Island

According to Carlos Torres of the Autonomous University of Baja California, the pattern of the swirls depends on the wind intensity. Read More

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NASA’s space station flight over the Bahamas

NASA IMAGE OF THE DAY |  One of the most recognizable points on the Earth for astronauts to photograph is the Bahamas. Randy Bresnik of NASA shared this Aug. 13 photo from the International Space Station, saying, “The stunning Bahamas were a real treat for us. The vivid turquoise of the water over the reef was absolutely… Read More

Harlem Rep’s OZ eases down the road (of success)

By Randy Gener NEW YORK CITY |   Harlem Repertory Theatre comes out swinging — and shimmying — with a bonafide winner.  In cahoots with Yip Harburg Foundation, the ambitious company has twice or three times now extended the Off-Broadway run of its popular THE WIZARD OF OZ musical. To boost the show’s enchantment for wider… Read More

How the ozone hole over Antarctica is healing

Fifteen years later, AIRS continues to be a valuable asset for forecasters worldwide, sending 7 billion observations streaming into forecasting centers every day. Besides contributing to better forecasts, AIRS maps greenhouse gases, tracks volcanic emissions and and indicates regions that may be heading for a drought. Read More

New full-hemisphere views of Earth at night

By Randy Gener   EARTH |  NASA scientists are releasing new global maps of Earth at night, providing the clearest yet composite view of the patterns of human settlement across our planet. Nighttime satellite image of Earth showing North and South America NASA scientists are releasing new global maps of Earth at night, providing the… Read More

Croatia people

By Randy Gener According to the 2001 census, 450,000 Croatian residents were from Bosnia. Another 70,000 arrived between 2002 and 2009. Croats, on the other hand, tended to settle in Croatia. According to the 2001 census, 450,000 Croatian residents were from Bosnia. Another 70,000 arrived between 2002 and 2009. Croats, on the other hand, tended to settle… Read More