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NASA spots huge ‘thermal anomaly’ in Atlantic Ocean sparking frenzy

Thermal anomaly

Video footage shows the strange discovery uncovered by the Suomi NPP satellite of South America and the neighbouring ocean.  It uses Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS)  – a device jointly operated by NASA and NAOO – to detect fires. Thousands of small red circles can be seen dotted around the map, indicating areas that are unusually warm. But there ...

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