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Then and Now: NASA images show dramatic changes to our earth

Climate change effects on earth are already beginning to transform our lives and its impacts are far-reaching with impending catastrophic consequences. In this connection, some images recently released by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) show how the world has changed over the years. The images show incredible changes to our planet’s landscapes, from flooding rivers to vanishing lakes, shrinking sea ice to newly created islands. We can even see the dramatic effects of urban expansion and what light…

Satellite images reveal show of force by Chinese navy in South China Sea

HANOI/HONG KONG: Dozens of Chinese naval vessels are exercising this week with an aircraft carrier in a large show of force off Hainan island in the South China Sea, satellite images obtained by Reuters show. The images, provided by Planet Labs, confirm a Chinese carrier group has entered the vital trade waterway as part of what the Chinese navy earlier described as combat drills that were part of routine annual exercises. The Liaoning carrier group last week traversed the Taiwan Strait, according to the Taiwanese…

WATCH: NASA releases images of asteroid which made closest contact with Earth

PARIS: The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has released images of asteroid 2014 JO25. The images were obtained through NASA's 70-meter (230-foot) antenna at the Goldstone Deep Space Communications Complex in California. “Radar images of asteroid 2014 JO25 were obtained in the early morning hours on Tuesday. The images reveal a peanut-shaped asteroid that rotates about once every five hours. The images have resolutions as fine as 25 feet (7.5 meters) per pixel,” said an NASA press release. The…

Images show North Koreans playing volleyball at nuclear test site

WASHINGTON: U.S. experts who have been forecasting an imminent North Korean nuclear test said on Tuesday they were surprised when they viewed their latest satellite images of the country's nuclear test site and saw volleyball games under way. With tension mounting between Pyongyang and Washington, analysts had thought they would see activity suggesting preparations for an underground explosion at the Punggye-ri nuclear test site and were not expecting what the photos, taken on Sunday by a commercial satellite, revealed.…

WATCH: UFO hunters spot six giant towers on moon

A group of six gigantic 'towers' have been discovered on the moon by conspiracy theorists who believe they could have been built by aliens. The footage taken from Google Moon is collected by NASA satellites orbiting the moon and taking images of the lunar surface. The images appears to show several rocks standing high above ground level, while the data alongside shows some towers as high as five kilometers. Tyler Glockner, founder of alien hunting website Secure Team 10 , said that he believes the formations are not…