Black Marble: Google Maps Now Lets You Explore The Earth At Night Earlier this year, NASA updated its iconic “Blue Marble” image of the Earth, and last week, it released the first version of the “Black Marble,” its image of the planet at night. We’ll still have to wait and see if the “Black Marble” will be ... 12/10/2012 - 4:04 pm | View Link
The Black Marble: The Earth’s Iconic Image Gets a Nighttime Update If you have any conception of what the Earth looks like from space, it’s very likely thanks to the iconic “Blue Marble” photo snapped by the crew of the Apollo 17 in 1972. It’s a NASA classic, reproduced an incalculable number of times, showing the ... 12/7/2012 - 4:46 am | View Link
Black Marble: spectacular new images of Earth at night taken from the same angle as the iconic photo of Earth from space taken by Apollo 17 astronauts in 1972. The global composite image, titled "Black Marble", is constructed using cloud-free night images from a new NASA satellite, showing the glow of natural ... 12/6/2012 - 10:45 am | View Link
Black Marble: spectacular new images of Earth at night SCIENTISTS have unveiled a incredible new view of our planet at night, taken from the same angle as the iconic photo of Earth from space taken by Apollo 17 astronauts in 1972. The global composite image, titled "Black Marble", is constructed using cloud ... 12/6/2012 - 9:48 am | View Link
Spectacular Black Marble Images Show Earth in Darkness The Black Marble name is a riff on another famous NASA composite image called the Blue Marble, a detailed view of the Earth that's made up of thousands of images taken over the years, starting with the first in 1972 from Apollo 17. The iconic Blue Marble ... 12/5/2012 - 8:31 am | View Link
NASA Visible Earth NASA's Visible Earth catalog of NASA images and animations of our home planet 10/28/2014 - 7:04 am | View Website
NASA Visible Earth: Earth's City Lights This image of Earth’s city lights was created with data from the Defense Meteorological Satellite Program (DMSP) Operational Linescan System (OLS). 10/27/2014 - 11:19 pm | View Website
ISS HD Earth Viewing Experiment on USTREAM: ***QUICK NOTES ... ***QUICK NOTES ABOUT HDEV VIDEO*** Black Image = International Space Station (ISS) is on the night side of the Earth. No Audio = Normal. There is no audio by design. 10/27/2014 - 10:22 pm | View Website
Icon An icon (from Greek εἰκών eikōn "image") is generally a flat panel painting depicting Jesus, Mary, saints and angels, which is venerated among Eastern Orthodox ... 10/27/2014 - 4:38 pm | View Website
The Blue Marble The Blue Marble is a famous photograph of the Earth, taken on December 7, 1972, by the crew of the Apollo 17 spacecraft, at a distance of about 45,000 kilometers ... 10/27/2014 - 2:08 pm | View Website
A massive 48-day manhunt for survivalist Eric Matthew Frein ended Thursday evening at an abandoned rural airport in Monroe County, Pa., some 40 miles from the state police barracks where he allegedly ambushed two state troopers, killing one and seriously injuring the other. After Frein was captured, police used the slain trooper’s handcuffs to secure him.
In between going on a bike ride and taking delivery of a pizza, nurse Kaci Hickox and her boyfriend did chores and watched a movie while state officials struggled to reach a compromise in a standoff that has become the nation's most closely watched clash between personal freedom and fear of Ebola.
State officials said that they were seeking a court order to require a quarantine through Nov.
Of all the topics the venerable Brookings Institution has examined in recent years, legalizing marijuana was rarely high on anyone’s scholarly agenda. That changed after a November 2012 visit from a lawyer working with Peter B. Lewis, the billionaire insurance magnate who during the last years of his life made the legalization of marijuana his personal mission.
All that was left of Julia Washington’s seared-scallop entree were the baby artichokes. The 10-year-old speared one with a fork, eyeing it with curiosity and contempt. “I don’t know about new things. I don’t know how they taste,” the fifth-grader from Upper Marlboro said at the restaurant Equinox. “It looks like a mushroom.