2010 News Releases

illustration of wind setdown with area map inset
September 21, 2010
Sustained winds can produce a parting of the waters under certain conditions.
Image of a satellite pointed at star
August 26, 2010
Scientists have detected "starspots," on the surface of a star using stellar seismology. The technique offers the potential to examine hundreds of stars.
August 26, 2010
The new research has implications for satellite orbits.
August 18, 2010
The Community Earth System Model helps scientists shed light on some of the critical mysteries of global warming.
August 12, 2010
Results from a new study should help scientists better understand the factors controlling the timing of solar cycles and could lead to better predictions.
Hurricane Felix satellite image
July 20, 2010
Researchers and aircraft will search for secrets of hurricane formation above the tropical Atlantic Ocean.
July 13, 2010
The study, published in Nature Geoscience, finds that the rise is at least partly a result of climate change.
Signing of memorandum
July 6, 2010
The agreement will help the two countries increase their joint research into the complexities of climate change.
hole-punch cloud
June 14, 2010
Turboprop and jet aircraft can create hole-punch clouds, which have long fascinated the public.
June 3, 2010
A detailed computer modeling study released today indicates that oil from the massive spill in the Gulf of Mexico might soon extend along thousands of miles of the Atlantic coast and open ocean as early as this summer.



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