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Lava and Tennant wildfires, perimeters updated

Two wildfires 20 miles apart north of Mount Shasta have burned more than 35,000 acres, fire officials say, and evacuation orders remain in effect for communities northeast of Weed. The lava fire, sparked by lightning on June 25, was 24,752 acres (39 square miles) and 39% contained, the Sunday morning report from Shasta-Trinity National Forest […]

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BC wildfire map 2021: Location and size of fires burning in the province

NOTE: THIS STORY WILL NOT BE UPDATED FROM SEPT. 9, 2021. Wildfires have broken out across the province this year, burning an estimated one million hectares in one of British Columbia’s most devastating fire seasons. Thousands of people were forced from their homes and thousands more were on evacuation alert due to the danger of […]

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Scientists use data from the IBEX satellite to create the first map of the sun’s heliosphere

In a monumental example of NASA’s ongoing solar mapping efforts, the edge of the sun’s mysterious heliosphere has finally been mapped in 3D for the very first time, providing a wealth of new information about how solar and interstellar winds intersect and interact. Astronomers accomplished this groundbreaking feat by using data derived from NASA’s Interstellar […]

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Scientists map the frontier of interstellar space for the first time ever

The outer limit of the heliosphere, a huge protective bubble near the edge of the solar system, has been mapped for the first time by a group of scientists from Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL), according to a press release. In order to compile the map, scientists used data collected over a full solar cycle […]

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Offline Google Maps: A Quick Guide to Downloading and Managing Google Maps for Offline Driving Directions

Google appears today as a friend, a philosopher and a guide! Whether it’s going to a restaurant or a nearby grocery store, Google Maps is used by everyone. Google maps help us navigate and reach our destination; but then we need to have a data connection. But have you wondered what you would do if […]