Some NASA updates

Some NASA updates

Some NASA updates

Bad Astronomy
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March 18 2006 12:30 PM

Some NASA updates

I have been running around a lot the past few days, and I haven't been keeping up with the news from NASA as much as I'd like. However, here are a few things to keep you busy over the weekend:

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  • This is a few days old, but NASA data from the satellite ICESat confirm that the polar ice sheet are melting at an accelerating rate. Just as important, the rates match very well with computer models made by scientists who study global warming. The irony of this is amusing to me, in a schadenfreude sort of way.