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Satellites shed light on global warming
..." Professor Llewellyn-Jones said. Working like thermometers
in the sky, a number of different satellite instruments measure SST on an ongoing basis, such as the AATSR aboard ESA's Envisat. The AATSR instrument aboard Envisat and its predecessors, ATSR-1 and ATSR-2 on the ERS-1 and -2 satellites, has been ...
Some like it hot: Worms at deep-sea vents favor a fiery 45-55°C
...inellid worms. Rather than taking submarine-borne thermometers
to the worms' remote habitat, Girguis and Lee brought the worms to their special aquarium, leaving the deep-sea creatures free to choose any temperature between 20 and 61 degrees Celsius (58 and 142 degrees Fahrenheit). When this thermal gradient was...