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Artist's conception of the asteroid that ended the reign of the dinosaurs hitting the Earth
07.27.21 - SwRI Team Zeroes in on Source of the Impactor that Wiped Out the Dinosaursa
Southwest Research Institute researchers have shown that the processes that deliver large asteroids to Earth from the outer half of the main asteroid belt occur at least 10 times more frequently than previously thought and that the composition of these bodies match what we know of the dinosaur-killing impactor. Using NASA’s Pleaides supercomputer, the team followed 130,000 model asteroids evolving over hundreds of millions of years.

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Map of aerosol optical depth due to black and organic carbon over North America at 6 UTC on July 21, 2021
07.30.21 - GMAO Science Snapshot: An Early Start to the North American Biomass Burning Season in 2021
The GEOS FP weather analysis and forecasting system shows the long-distance pollutant transport from Western North American wildfires in July 2021. GEOS-FP runs four times per day at the NASA Center for Climate Simulation (NCCS).


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