Collection: AGU 2017

More Stories in AGU 2017

  1. flooding in Louisiana
    Earth

    Federal maps underestimate flood risk for tens of millions of people, scientists warn

    New flood maps suggest that the U.S. government underestimates how many people live in floodplains.

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  2. Astronomy

    New Horizons’ next target might have a moon

    New Horizons’ next target, Kuiper Belt object MU69, may have a small moon.

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  3. Jupiter
    Planetary Science

    Jupiter’s massive Great Red Spot is at least 350 kilometers deep

    NASA’s Juno spacecraft has measured the depth of Jupiter’s Great Red Spot for the first time.

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  4. Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai
    Earth

    Watching this newborn island erode could tell us a lot about Mars

    The birth and death of a young volcanic island in the Pacific Ocean may shed light on the origins of volcanoes in Mars’ wetter past.

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  5. Saturn’s rings
    Planetary Science

    Saturn’s rings mess with the gas giant’s atmosphere

    Data from Cassini’s shallow dives into Saturn’s ionosphere show that this charged layer in the atmosphere interacts with the planet’s rings.

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