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Climate change to shift global pattern of mild weather
PHYS.ORG As scientists work to predict how climate change may affect hurricanes, droughts, floods, blizzards and other severe weather, there's one area that's been overlooked: mild weather. But no more. 23 hours
Photos: Artifacts of a Failed Spanish Colony
LIVE SCIENCE A summer expedition to Pensacola Bay in Florida has turned up the third of six ships lost in 1559 due to a hurricane. Here's a look at the shipwreck and artifacts found onboard. 6 days
Wreck of 16th-Century Spanish Ship Found Off Florida Coast
LIVE SCIENCE The third of six sunken Spanish ships that were lost in a hurricane in 1559 has been discovered off the coast of Pensacola, Florida. 6 days
More frequent hurricanes not necessarily stronger on Atlantic U.S. coast
SCIENCE DAILY Active Atlantic hurricane periods, like the one we are in now, are not necessarily a harbinger of more, rapidly intensifying hurricanes along the US coast, according to new... 2 weeks
More frequent hurricanes not necessarily stronger on Atlantic coast
PHYS.ORG Active Atlantic hurricane periods, like the one we are in now, are not necessarily a harbinger of more, rapidly intensifying hurricanes along the U.S. coast, according to new research performed... 2 weeks
Direct Relief provides medical aid to Haiti to help treat cholera and other diseases
NEWS MEDICAL Direct Relief today airlifted 82 tons of medical aid to Haiti to help treat cholera and other diseases that have... 3 weeks
Control algorithms could keep sensor-laden balloons afloat in hurricanes for a week
SCIENCE DAILY Controls engineers have developed practical strategies for building and coordinating scores of sensor-laden balloons within hurricanes. Using onboard GPS and cellphone-grade sensors, each drifting... 3 weeks
Control algorithms could keep sensor-laden balloons afloat in hurricanes for a week
PHYS.ORG Controls engineers at UC San Diego have developed practical strategies for building and coordinating scores of sensor-laden balloons within hurricanes. 3 weeks
New metric shows that when building in areas prone to natural disasters, it pays to make informed decisions
PHYS.ORG Hazard-induced maintenance costs can be significant over the lifetime of a building.... 4 weeks
New NASA hurricane tracking mission on track
PHYS.ORG NASA confirmed Friday morning that all eight spacecraft of its latest Earth science mission are in good shape. The Cyclone Global Navigation Satellite System (CYGNSS) will provide scientists with advanced technology to see inside... 1 month
Orbital ATK Pegasus Launches CYGNSS Hurricane-Watching Satellites
ASTRO WATCH Most space launches from the Sunshine State can be seen by thousands or even millions of people. However, at 8:37 a.m. EST (13:37 GMT) Dec. 15, Orbital ATK launched a Pegasus XL rocket by... 1 month
Image: View of NASA's CYGNSS hurricane mission launch from chase plane
PHYS.ORG Hurricane forecasters will soon have a new tool to better understand and forecast storm intensity. A constellation of eight microsatellites, called NASA's Cyclone Global Navigation Satellite... 1 month
Pegasus launches hurricane forecasting satellites
SPACE NEWS In its first flight in nearly three and a half years, an Orbital ATK Pegasus XL rocket successfully launched eight satellites for NASA Dec. 15 that will be used to improve hurricane forecasts. SpaceNews.com 1 month
WATCH: NASA Rocket Deploys 'Satellite Constellation' After Unique Air-Launch
NPR NASA has just launched eight micro-satellites that will allow scientists to make better predictions about hurricanes. They deployed from a rocket that was launched from an aircraft. 1 month
Launch of mini-satellites gives forecasters eye into hurricanes
REUTERS (Reuters) - Eight small satellites, designed to improve hurricane forecasts by detecting the wind speeds within storms, blasted off on Thursday aboard an air-launched Pegasus rocket, a NASA TV broadcast showed. 1 month
Ignition! NASA CYGNSS Hurricane Satellites Launched | Video
SPACE.COM Eight satellites were air-launched by an Orbital ATK Pegasus XL rocket after it was dropped from an L-1011 carrier plane. The satellites will monitor winds above the ocean. 1 month
NASA Launches 8-Satellite Constellation to Track Hurricanes from Space
SPACE.COM A rocket fired from a jet plane Thursday (Dec. 15) to launch NASA's latest Earth-observing mission, an 8-satellite mission to study hurricanes like never before. 1 month
Space Webcasts: NASA Launches CYGNSS Hurricane Satellites Into Orbit
SPACE.COM NASA's Cyclone Global Navigation Satellite System, CYGNSS, will launch today at 8:35 a.m. EST (1335 GMT) after three days of delays due to technical glitches. Watch it live. 1 month
NASA launches 8 mini-satellites for hurricane forecasting
PHYS.ORG NASA launched eight mini-satellites Thursday morning to measure surface wind deep in the heart of hurricanes. 1 month
Watch Live! NASA Launches CYGNSS Hurricane Satellites Into Orbit
SPACE.COM NASA's Cyclone Global Navigation Satellite System, CYGNSS, will launch today at 8:35 a.m. EST (1335 GMT) after three days of delays due to technical glitches. Watch it live. 1 month
Watch Live! NASA CYGNSS Hurricane Satellites Launching @ 8:35 am ET
SPACE.COM NASA's Cyclone Global Navigation Satellite System, CYGNSS, will launch today at 8:35 a.m. EST (1335 GMT) after three days of delays due to technical glitches. Watch... 1 month
How soil moisture can help predict power outages caused by hurricanes
PHYS.ORG In the days before Hurricane Matthew, researchers used satellite maps of soil moisture to help forecast where the power would go out along the East Coast. 1 month
How soil moisture can help predict power outages caused by hurricanes
SCIENCE DAILY In the days before Hurricane Matthew, researchers used satellite maps of soil moisture to help forecast where the power would go out along the East Coast.... 1 month
After glitch, NASA satellite launch set for Wednesday
PHYS.ORG A technical problem has delayed until Wednesday the planned launch of a series of NASA satellites designed to study hurricanes, officials said Monday. 1 month
NASA sees tropical Cyclone Vardah make landfall
PHYS.ORG Tropical Cyclone Vardah made landfall in eastern India as the NASA-NOAA Suomi NPP satellite passed over it from space. Vardah was hurricane-strength at the time of landfall and brought heavy rainfall and strong winds... 1 month
Technical glitch postpones NASA satellite launch
PHYS.ORG A technical problem on Monday delayed the planned launch for at least 24 hours of a series of NASA satellites designed to study hurricanes, the US space agency said. 1 month
NASA Aborts Hurricane Satellite Constellation Launch Over Pump Glitch
SPACE.COM NASA aborted the planned launch of an eight-satellite fleet for hurricane monitoring on Monday (Dec. 12) due to problems with its launch system, agency officials said in a mission update. 1 month
Space Webcasts: NASA Aborts CYGNSS Hurricane Satellite Launch Over Glitch
SPACE.COM NASA will webcast a series of programs Monday, Dec. 12, to show the launch of its CYGNSS hurricane tracking mission. Here's how to watch the prelaunch programs and... 1 month
Watch Live Now! NASA Launching CYGNSS Hurricane Satellites This Morning
SPACE.COM NASA will webcast a series of programs Monday, Dec. 12, to show the launch of its CYGNSS hurricane tracking mission. Here's how to watch the prelaunch programs and... 1 month
Watch Live Now! NASA Launching CYGNSS Hurricane Satellites @ 8:24 a.m. EST
SPACE.COM NASA will webcast a series of programs Monday, Dec. 12, to show the launch of its CYGNSS hurricane tracking mission. Here's how to watch... 1 month
Sea spray studied to improve hurricane intensity forecasting
SCIENCE DAILY A research team is studying sea spray to help improve forecasting of hurricanes and tropical cyclones. In a recent study, the scientists found that in high winds conditions the amount of large... 1 month
Stopgap spending bill includes NASA hurricane repair funds
SPACE NEWS A bill introduced late Dec. 6 to fund the federal government through April 2017 includes nearly $75 million for NASA to cover repairs caused by Hurricane Matthew in October. SpaceNews.com 1 month
Hulking hurricanes: Seeking greater accuracy in predicting storm strength
PHYS.ORG To better predict tropical cyclone intensity, scientists sponsored by the Office of Naval Research (ONR) recently worked with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and National Oceanic and Atmospheric... 1 month
Researchers study sea spray to improve hurricane intensity forecasting
PHYS.ORG A University of Miami (UM) Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science research team is studying sea spray to help improve forecasting of hurricanes and tropical cyclones. 1 month
Hurricane risk to northeast USA coast increasing, research warns
SCIENCE DAILY The Northeastern coast of the USA could be struck by more frequent and more powerful hurricanes in the future due to shifting weather patterns, according to new research. 2 months
NASA sees Tropical Storm Otto heading toward landfall in Central America
PHYS.ORG Satellites are keeping track of late-season Tropical Storm Otto as it threatens Central America. NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite captured an image of Otto as it was... 2 months
Hurricane risk to northeast USA coast increasing, research warns
PHYS.ORG The Northeastern coast of the USA could be struck by more frequent and more powerful hurricanes in the future due to shifting weather patterns, according to new research. 2 months
How social media is energising crisis response
PHYS.ORG Natural disasters, such as the recent Hurricane Matthew in the Caribbean, present a huge challenge for governments, non-governmental organisations, and of course the individuals and communities affected. 2 months
U.S. weather satellite's launch promises 'quantum leap' in forecasts
REUTERS CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla (Reuters) - A U.S. weather satellite that will "revolutionize" forecasting blasted off from Florida's Cape Canaveral on Saturday, promising to deliver continuous high-definition views of hurricanes and... 2 months
U.S. weather satellite that is 'a quantum leap' poised for launch
REUTERS CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla (Reuters) - A U.S. weather satellite that will "revolutionize" forecasting was scheduled for launch from Florida's Cape Canaveral on Saturday, promising to deliver... 2 months
In the cleanroom with game-changing GOES-R next-gen weather satellite
PHYS.ORG After an ironic detour due to Hurricane Matthew, liftoff of the game changing NASA/NOAA next generation GOES-R geostationary weather observation satellite offering a "dramatic leap in capability" is finally on... 2 months
A rising tide of heart attacks followed Hurricane Katrina
SCIENCE DAILY Ten years after Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans, hospital admissions for heart attacks in the city were three times higher than they were before the storm, according to new research. 2 months
NASA to launch fleet of hurricane-tracking SmallSats
PHYS.ORG NASA is set to launch its first Earth science small satellite constellation, which will help improve hurricane intensity, track and storm surge forecasts, on Dec. 12 from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. 2 months
NASA's CYGNSS Hurricane-Tracking Satellites in Pictures
SPACE.COM A swarm of microsatellites could drastically improve storm monitoring and prediction capabilities. See the development of NASA's new Cyclone Global Navigation Satellite System (CYGNSS) satellites in this photo gallery. 2 months
Hurricane Surface Winds To Be Studied by Satellite Constellation | Video
SPACE.COM In the year leading up to launch, NASA's Cyclone Global Navigation Satellite System (CYGNSS) deputy principal investigator Derek Posselt explains the mission and updates how his... 2 months
NASA's Hurricane Microsatellite Fleet is Launching Soon
SPACE.COM NASA scientists are gearing up for the Dec. 12 launch of the Cyclone Global Navigation Satellite System (CYGNSS), a dedicated fleet of storm-watching microsatellites that will track hurricane evolution over Earth's oceans. 2 months
SPACE NEWS WEBCASTS: NASA Discusses New Hurricane Microsatellite Mission
SPACE.COM NASA held a media briefing today at 1 p.m. EST (1800 GMT) to discuss its Cyclone Global Navigation Satellite System (CYGNSS) mission, which will put 8 microsatellites in space to... 2 months
WATCH LIVE NOW: NASA Discusses New Hurricane Microsatellite Mission
SPACE.COM NASA will hold a media briefing today at 1 p.m. EST (1800 GMT) to discuss its Cyclone Global Navigation Satellite System (CYGNSS) mission, which will put 8 microsatellites in space... 2 months
WATCH LIVE @ 1 pm EST: NASA Discusses New Hurricane Microsatellite Mission
SPACE.COM NASA will hold a media briefing today at 1 p.m. EST (1800 GMT) to discuss its Cyclone Global Navigation Satellite System (CYGNSS) mission, which... 2 months
Peculiarities of huge equatorial jet stream in Saturn's atmosphere revealed
SCIENCE DAILY The atmosphere of the planet Saturn, a gas giant ten times bigger than the Earth consisting mostly of hydrogen, has a wider, more intense jet stream than all... 2 months
New modeling method focuses attention on amorphous material's unusual vibrational modes
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A stone, skip and a hop away from saving a bay
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Video: Tracking data and shark behaviour
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Researchers quantify in high speed a viper's strike in nature for the first time
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NASA sees storms affecting the western US
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NASA study finds solar storms could spark soils at moon's poles
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