Earth’s global surface temperatures in 2017 ranked as the second warmest since 1880, according to an analysis by scientists at @NASAGISS:
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2017 was the 2nd hottest year since 1880, when global measurements first became possible. 17 of the 18 warmest years in the modern record have now occurred since 2001, incl. 2016, which remains the warmest year since 1880. #globalwarming #climatechange
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Most deep-sea creatures can glow in the dark, but this light-emitting characteristic is rare in terrestrial vertebrates
At 11am ET: #DYK that we, along with our partners at @NOAA, collect the world’s temperature data & produce a record of Earth’s surface temperatures, as well as changes in climate trends? Join us live at 11am ET for the 2017 annual data release:
A new power source may provide safe, efficient energy needed to enable future crewed missions to the Moon, Mars & beyond. Join our teleconference at noon ET where we’ll discuss the project behind this 'empowering' new technology: Que Use #askNASA
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LIVE NOW: Listen in as experts discuss an @ENERGY project that could potentially empower future crewed surface missions to the Moon, Mars & beyond:
Go Q's? #askNASA
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We're holding a sit-in at the Senate Judiciary Committee's #MonsterMarkup today to urge the Senate to reject the nominations of #ThomasFarr and #EricDreiband to the federal bench. #ALotToLose #CourtsMatter #JudgesMatter #TrumpJudges
It's official: 2017 was Earth's warmest year in recorded history, without the added boost from an El Niño.
US fans, the wait is over! #BluePlanet2 starts Saturday, January 20 at 9/8c on @BBCAMERICA 💙
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LIVE: Activists are getting ready to remind #NYC that leather is SKIN.
Sometimes I wonder if people who aggressively seek political power are precisely those who should not be entrusted to wield it.
A source confirms to CNN that WH COS Kelly told Dem lawmakers that Trump is “uninformed” on some of his immigration positions, specifically the Wall... as in the length and where it should be built.
Everyone needs to hear their cries 💔 #BoycottAnimalCircuses
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Did you know that Uranus has rings & appears to spin on its side? Or that intensely blue Neptune once had an Earth-sized Great Dark Spot? Get to know these planetary pariahs known as the “ice giants” in our latest episode of our Gravity Assist podcast:
Crushed by the weight of its own absurdity. #fakeyfail
Live on-screen fact-check:
A new power source on the horizon may provide safe, efficient energy needed to enable future crewed missions to the Moon, Mars & beyond. Join our teleconference on Jan. 18 at noon EST when we’ll discuss the project behind this 'empowering' new technology:
34 images taken over the course of 12 hours #OTD in 2007 were used to make this movie showing what it looks like to cross Saturn's ring plane. Details:
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Oh-Happy-Day appears 59 times in his arrangement of the Gospel song “Oh Happy Day”. I counted every one when I was 10 yrs old. Edwin Hawkins (1943-2018), Rest In “Happy” Peace.
"Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.”

-Martin Luther King Jr. 1963
Yup. We got the band back together. Another season of Cosmos is officially real. “COSMOS: Possible Worlds” To air on @FOXTV & @NatGeoChannnel in a year — Spring 2019. Be there.
As I attempted to ask questions in Roosevelt Room of Trump, WH press aides shouted in my face to drown out my questions. I have never encountered that before.
You want to speak with a Spaniard, you learn Spanish. You want to frolic in France, you learn French. You want to commune with the cosmos, you learn Mathematics — the language of the Universe.
A New York bookstore is featuring books today by writers from #ShitholeCountries including Nelson Mandela and Malala Yousafzai
What occurred reminded me of something I would see in a different country. Certainly not at the WH. Certainly not in the U.S.
Africa's smallest cat is also the world's deadliest! 😼

#BigCats continues this Thursday 8pm on @BBCOne
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Puerto Rico, Day 116:
—About 1.5 million people still w/o power
—Hundreds of thousands still w/o clean water
—Still a humanitarian emergency
Dragon is headed to port with ~4,100 pounds of scientific research and hardware for a cargo handover to @NASA.
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