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Bask in Earth's nighttime glow as seen from space

NASA and NOAA release a series of images of our planet's dazzling lights at night.

By Dec. 5, 2012

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NASA explains mysterious ocean lights seen by satellite

NASA cracks the mystery of a large group of lights seen off the coast of Argentina, far from any town.

By Oct. 25, 2013

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A high-res Earth from 512 miles (photos)

The Visible Infrared Imager Radiometer Suite will monitor the planet's environment, exposing long-term patterns helpful in assessing the impact of climate change.

By Nov. 23, 2011

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Reflected light maps Earth's vegetation

Using data collected by the VIIRS sensor aboard the Suomi NPP satellite, NOAA has created a map of the world's vegetation.

By Jun. 21, 2013

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Google Earth 6.2 seamlessly stitches over mismatched patchwork

Unsightly mosaic artifacts no longer mar Google Earth's high-altitude views. But for an even more singular look at the planet, check Flickr's latest NASA contribution.

By Jan. 27, 2012

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Russia aims to open floating nuclear power plant in 2016

The long journey to supply power to remote locations could culminate in these floating vessels.

By Jul. 8, 2013

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Google Maps lets users explore NASA's 'Black Marble'

Using NASA and NOAA's striking images of the Earth after dark, the Web giant creates an interactive map showing the world's flickering lights on a cloudless night.

By Dec. 10, 2012

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Hackers attack Russian nuclear power Web sites

Russian officials say hackers spread false reports of an accident at a nuclear plant and then shut down the power plant Web sites.

By May. 27, 2008