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The South Korea Ferry Disaster Can Be Seen From Space

The massive response to the deadly accident is so bright that it shines like a little city.

How the U.S. Corn Belt Is Helping Us Understand Climate Change

The large swath of corn running through the United States "boasts more photosynthetic activity than any other spot on Earth," says NASA.

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This Satellite Time-Lapse Captures All of 2014's Winter Storms

Come bid cold weather farewell (we hope!).

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Don't Get Used to the Idea of a Global Warming 'Slowdown'

A recent decline in the rate of increased worldwide temperatures is masking the brow-sweating temperatures of the future.

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A World of Water, Seen From Space

Space agencies across the planet launch the most ambitious plan yet to understand how the world's water works.

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A Monster Storm Is Fast Approaching California

This gigantic system ought to be good for the state's severe drought.

The Severity of California's Terrible Drought, in One Image

After months of extremely dry weather, a Sacramento-area lake has pulled a massive disappearing act.

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An Astronaut's View of the North Korean Electricity Black Hole

Power cuts make the dictatorship virtually disappear at night.

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The Heart-Shaped Cloud That Hovered Over Oregon

Weather geeks should enjoy this collection of nature celebrating Valentine's Day.

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This Australian Wildfire Is as Big as Melbourne

It's not every day you see a conflagration of this titanic size.

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This Week's Snowstorm Made the South Look Like a Big Cotton Field

A NASA satellite acquired this remarkable image of the punishing storm's aftereffects.

This One Satellite Video Shows All the Weather of 2013

The year's major weather events are all crammed into eight minutes of entrancing footage.

Watch the Earth Warm Since 1880 in This Fascinating Animation

Nine of the 10 hottest years on record all occurred after 2000, says NASA.

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The Case of California's Disappearing Snow

This year, there's virtually no powder on the ground in the drought-stricken state.

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The Arctic 'Steam Fog' Over the Great Lakes, Seen From Space

An escaped chunk of the Polar Vortex caused this weird-looking mass emanation of vapors.

Our Favorite Maps of 2013

These impressed us for both what they illustrated and how they did it.

The Freak Middle Eastern Snowstorm, Seen from Space

Looking at the aftermath of an unusually intense snow that swamped Syria, Jerusalem, Lebanon, and elsewhere.

A Gloomy English City Builds an Artificial Sun

It's a faithful, NASA-guided model of our solar system's burning star (just 100 million times smaller).

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Where Catastrophic Droughts and Floods Are Bound to Happen in the U.S.

A new NASA map shows what parts of the country will likely soon suffer from extreme floods, major droughts, and other water-related calamities.