Category | Image Detective

By ajagge on January 19, 2018 in

This is a guest post from Amy Jagge, Image Data Scientist, and part of our Johnson Space Center (JSC) Image Detective Science Team River deltas provide valuable resources to marine and terrestrial species including humans. Deltas are low-lying plains that form at the mouth of a river where water and sediment are typically deposited into […]

By Susie Murph on January 16, 2018 in

Welcome to the 544th Carnival of Space! The Carnival is a community of space science and astronomy writers and bloggers, who submit their best work each week for your benefit. So now, on to this week’s stories! First up, a roundup of stories from Matt Williams over at Universe Today. Matt first warns us of […]

By ajagge on January 11, 2018 in

This is a guest post from Amy Jagge, Image Data Scientist, and part of our Johnson Space Center (JSC) Image Detective Science Team More than 63 million people in the southern and eastern United States live near coastlines (National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration. National Coastal Population Report; Population Trends from 1970 to 2020). Include the estimated […]

By ajagge on December 27, 2017 in

This is a guest post from Amy Jagge, Image Data Scientist, and part of our Johnson Space Center (JSC) Image Detective Science Team With CosmoQuest’s Image Detective 2.0 tool, Citizen Scientists around the world have the opportunity to enhance NASA’s Astronaut Photography of Earth database by identifying the center point location of astronaut photos. With […]

By jagrier on December 22, 2017 in

We see so many craters from the perspective of a bird, flying directly above. But what are impact craters like from the ground, up close and personal? First of all, it can be hard to identify an impact crater from the ground, even when you are very nearby. This is because we are so used […]