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Stunning NASA images show ‘Earth never sleeps’

Stunning NASA images show ‘Earth never sleeps’

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Scientists have revealed an unprecedented view of Earth at night showing the glow of natural and human-built phenomena in greater detail than ever before.
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Stunning Nasa Images Show ‘Earth Never Sleeps’

A satellite with sensors powerful enough to spot lights from a single ship provides an amazing view of Earth at night.
Scientists have revealed an unprecedented view of Earth at night showing the glow of natural and human-built phenomena in greater detail than ever before.

The new images were taken by a Nasa-NOAA satellite that was launched last year.

Its sensor, the day-night band of the, is sensitive enough to detect the nocturnal glow produced by Earth’s atmosphere and the light from a single ship in the sea...

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