Upward Spiral

A new study published  in Nature by Harvard University researchers corrects a few measurements when it comes to changes in the sea level over the past century. On the one hand, researchers wanted to gain a more accurate picture of how quickly sea levels are actually rising in an era of global warming. On the…

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Sunspot Window

Besides being the sole source of warmth here on the third planet in its orbit, the Sun displays surface activity that is beautiful as well as relevant. These images from NASAs Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) were taken and processed with a number of techniques that highlight sunspot phases. Sunspots are temporary areas of high magnetic…

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