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New Nasa Space Sensors to Address Key Earth Questions

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A pair of CubeSats will probe a little-studied portion of the radiant energy emitted by the Arctic environment for clues to why the region is warming faster than the rest of Earth. This composite satellite image shows the expanse of Arctic sea ice (center) and the Greenland Ice Sheet (lower right).

Credit: NASA

Why is the Arctic warming faster than the rest of the planet?

From Jet Propulsion Laboratory/NASA
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