An anomaly is something that deviates from what’s standard, or expected. This global warming visualization – created by Antti Lipponen of the Finnish Meteorological Institute – shows yearly temperature anomalies by country.
Updates on 2 Mars missions, 1 old and 1 new. Insight is on course for a November touchdown. The 15-year-old Opportunity rover lost contact with Earth months ago, due to a global dust storm, but the engineering team is hopeful.