Influencia de la variabilidad solar sobre el clima terrestre

En la escala galáctica, el Sol es una estrella notablemente constante. Mientras que algunas estrellas experimentan dramáticas pulsaciones, y como consecuencia varían mucho en tamaño y brillo, e incluso explotan ocasionalmente, la luminosidad de nuestro Sol varía apenas un 0,1% a lo largo de su ciclo solar de 11 años. … Seguir leyendo / Continue reading


Evidence of Ancient Lake in Mars

A NASA spacecraft is providing new evidence of a wet underground environment on Mars that adds to an increasingly complex picture of the Red Planet’s early evolution. The new information comes from researchers analyzing spectrometer data from NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, which looked down on the floor of McLaughlin Crater. … Seguir leyendo / Continue reading

Kepler Mission Discovers 461 New Planet Candidates

NASA’s Kepler mission Monday announced the discovery of 461 new planet candidates. Four of the potential new planets are less than twice the size of Earth and orbit in their sun’s “habitable zone,” the region in the planetary system where liquid water might exist on the surface of a planet. … Seguir leyendo / Continue reading

Climate Change Clues Into The Stratosphere

Starting this month, NASA will send a remotely piloted research aircraft as high as 65,000 feet over the tropical Pacific Ocean to probe unexplored regions of the upper atmosphere for answers to how a warming climate is changing Earth. The first flights of the Airborne Tropical Tropopause Experiment (ATTREX), a … Seguir leyendo / Continue reading