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View of Solar Eclipse Right from Space

NASA Scientists have recently noticed an astronomical event. The best part of this event was that it has happened with the help of a tiny NASA satellite. When the entire world was busy in gazing at August's total solar eclipse from Earth the scientists were watching it from the nearest seat.

The Radiometer Assessment using Vertically Aligned Nanotubes or RAVAN, was created to test and validated light-absorbing carbon nanotubes. RAVAN is the method that was being used as a method for measuring Earth's radiation imbalance. According to the scientists Educand is the amount that reflects and emitted back into space.

Additionally, the measurement is a way to predict the changes in the planet’s climate. RAVAN started assembling its data from Earth's orbit on Jan. 25, 2017, and the technology revelation was confirmed as a success in early August. The researchers got their final results on Aug. 21st to further test an important carbon nanotube attribute.

By: Priyanka Negi


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