Current weather and space phenomena

Information from Earth and space

The Science on a Ball site presents data collected by satellites about the oceans, climate, earth's crust and astronomy.

Science On a Sphere is a projection device developed by the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

Data collected by satellites from the oceans is mainly projected onto the surface of a sphere with a diameter of parimetric,
climate, earth's crust and space. Some of the material is updated every day.

At the "Science on a ball" site, you can see e.g.

From the Earth : Shapes of the Earth's surface, movements of the continental plates, earthquakes, the boundary between night and day and the Earth's magnetism.

About the oceans : Ocean currents, ocean surface temperature, surface fluctuations and tsunamis, sea animal migration routes and the extent of snow cover in the northern hemisphere.

About the atmosphere: Hurricanes, lightning strikes, temperature fluctuations, carbon dioxide concentration, satellites and weather forecasts.

From space: the Solar System, the Moon, the planets and the planets' moons and the Milky Way.

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    Summer Science Camps 2024 in English weeks 27 & 28

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  • Torstain iltalippu kympillä

    Thursday evening ticket for 10 €


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    Gift ticket to Heureka

    Valid for 12 months from the date of purchase

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