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From clouds to aporia
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From clouds to aporia

Above the hospital the clouds unravel in the biting wind. A memory in me suddenly resonates. Just a few hours of exoticism thinking of elsewhere, another geography where the virus would not have made its niche. This memory that crushes me is a piece of beach, an infinity of sand and waves crashing into it. Wind, a whiff of spray, I breathe. To breathe, to master this weariness of endless work, of thwarted sleep in the heart of May. It is an aporia. These words hit me, Amina pronounces them in our staff room.An aporia, she explains, a sum of contradictory injunctions which form a question to which no one has an answer. And she adds to the attention of the psychologists present: the lack of answer to the questions that we are asked makes the nest of depression. My a...
The unexpected bright clouds that Curiosity has captured in the sky of Mars
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The unexpected bright clouds that Curiosity has captured in the sky of Mars

NASA's Curiosity rover on Mars has captured bright clouds in the sky of the Red Planet, a seasonal phenomenon that this year has formed earlier and at a higher altitude than expected.Cloudy days are rare in the thin, dry atmosphere of Mars. Clouds are typically found at the planet's equator at the coldest time of the year, when Mars is furthest from the Sun in its oval-shaped orbit. But a full Martian year ago, two Earth years ago, Scientists noticed clouds forming over NASA's Curiosity rover earlier than expected. This year, they were ready to start documenting these "early" clouds from the moment they first appeared in late January. The result is images of wispy puffs filled ...
End of the ‘summer of May’: the thermometer will plummet to 11 degrees with an ‘electric’ DANA
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End of the ‘summer of May’: the thermometer will plummet to 11 degrees with an ‘electric’ DANA

The current warm episode of Sun and heat in the southern half of the peninsula it will be extended on Thursday and Friday to the north before this weekend arrives a change in weather that will bring clouds and showers over wide areas, as well as a drop of up to 11 degrees that will return the thermometers to April values.The temperatures are being high for the time of year so far this week, especially in the interior of the Valencian Community, the Guadalquivir valley and southern Andalusia, with values ​​of 33 to 35 degrees. In contrast, areas of the Cantabrian Sea barely exceed 18 or 20 degrees.“This marked contrast between the northern third of the peninsula, with a cool environment for the...
Clouds and showers until Saturday, but on Sunday temperatures will rise: the weather this weekend
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Clouds and showers until Saturday, but on Sunday temperatures will rise: the weather this weekend

Atmospheric instability with rainfall, showers and storms, and the cool environment with temperatures below 20ºC they will continue until Saturday in Spain, according to the prediction of the State Meteorological Agency (AEMET) for this week, although it will end with warmer values.Speaking to Europa Press last Wednesday, AEMET spokesperson, Rubén del Campo, explained that, as has happened throughout this week, atmospheric instability will continue, leaving locally heavy showers that will affect the countryat least until Saturday. Although, Del Campo specifies that as the days go by, the showers will be more restricted to the north and east of the peninsula. According to the spoke...
A study suggests that Mars had rivers and lakes due to the presence of ice clouds at high altitude
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A study suggests that Mars had rivers and lakes due to the presence of ice clouds at high altitude

High altitude ice clouds could have kept warm enough to Mars so that this planet developed rivers and lakes, according to A study from the University of Chicago published this Monday by the American magazine Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS).Research sheds light on one of the great enigmas of Mars: How is it possible that the red planet, which received less than a third of the sunlight that we enjoy today on Earth, had rivers.The answer could be found in the amount of ice that was on Mars, according to research led by Edwin Kite, professor of geophysics at the University of Chicago.If there was ice covering much of Mars moisture would be created on the surface that would fa...
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A Pacific Storm Cloud Has Smashed The Records For Coldest Temperature Ever

A severe thunderstorm cloud that formed over the Pacific Ocean in 2018 reached the coldest temperatures ever recorded, according to a new study.The very top of the storm cloud reached a bone-chilling minus 167.8 degrees Fahrenheit (minus 111 degrees Celsius), colder than any storm cloud measured before.  Thunderstorms and tropical cyclones, a circular low-pressure storm, can reach very high altitudes - up to 11 miles (18 kilometers) from the ground - where the air is much cooler, according to a statement from the UK's National Center for Earth Observation.But this new temperature is on another level. The top of the storm cloud was about  86 F (30 C) colder than typical storm clouds, according to the statement.(National Centre for Earth Observation)Above: Storms near Nauru on 29 Dec 2018 c...