Weather
NASA-NOAA's satellite tracks a stronger Tropical Cyclone Owen nearing landfall  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Tropical Cyclone Owen continued to strengthen as it moved east through the Gulf of Carpentaria and toward a landfall in western Queensland, Australia. NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite provided... more
How an app can help fight loneliness in old people at Christmas  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
Loneliness, as a leading cause of depression and obesity, is believed to cost £6,000 per person in health and social care services. Loneliness is... more
Weather monitoring from the ground up  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
Many startups tailor their first product or service to a specific market segment in order to validate their ideas and get some early traction. Far fewer develop a solution to such a fundamental problem that they... more
Researchers solve seismic mystery that shook central Alberta communities  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
Icequakes created by a unique combination of weather and buckling lake ice—not earthquakes—caused the tremors that damaged homes and properties in several central Alberta communities last New Year's Day, according... more
Taming Turbulence: Seeking to Make Complex Simulations a Breeze  ASTRO WATCH · 3 days
For scientists wrestling with problems as diverse as containing superhot plasma in a fusion reactor, improving the accuracy... more
Backpack bees give farmers a weather buzz and other news  BBC · 3 days
BBC Click's Dan Simmons looks at the best of the week's technology news stories. more
Here's the Weather Forecast for the 2018 Geminid Meteor Shower  SPACE.COM · 3 days
For those hoping to get a glimpse of tonight's Geminid meteor shower, the weather across the United States will either be very good or very bad. more
Explore 200 years of climate change in Denmark, Greenland, and the Faeroes  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Record breaking heat waves, severe hurricanes, forest fires, and floods. The weather made the headlines right across the world in 2018. more
Rocket Lab Postpones Launch of NASA Cubesats Due to Bad Weather  SPACE.COM · 4 days
Bad weather forced the private spaceflight company Rocket Lab to postpone the launch of more than a dozen small satellites, including 10 for a NASA education... more
Weather agency chief: I've never briefed Trump on warming  ABC NEWS · 4 days
The head of the government agency that monitors climate change says that in nearly two years he has never talked about the issue with President Donald Trump more
Arctic Report Card Documents 'Cascading Effects' Of Warming Ocean Temperatures  NPR · 4 days
The U.S. government says warming ocean temperatures and melting ice has resulted in the "most unprecedented transition in history" in the Arctic, leading to extreme weather events across... more
Medical News Today: What causes patches of dry skin?  MNT · 4 days
Many common issues can cause patches of dry skin, including cold weather, allergies, and certain medical conditions, including eczema and psoriasis. In this article, we look at symptoms, treatments, and... more
Fishery length, angler effort: How they relate  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
A new study suggests reducing the number of fishing days in a season doesn't reduce catch as much as some would predict. The publication, Compression and relaxation of fishing effort in response to changes... more
Arctic Report Card tracks region's environmental changes  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
NOAA's annual report card on the Arctic, released today at the American Geophysical Union fall meeting in Washington, D.C., measures the changing climate of the polar region including warmer air and ocean temperatures and... more
OnePlus 5, OnePlus 5T Android Pie-Based OxygenOS Open Beta Update Now Available  Gadgets 360 · 5 days
OnePlus 5 and OnePlus 5T are now receiving the Android Pie-Based Oxygen OS Open Beta update, and it brings new UI, weather app improvements... more
Taming turbulence: Seeking to make complex simulations a breeze  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
Previously intractable problems for designing fusion experiments, improving weather models, and understanding astrophysical phenomena such as star formation will be more easily addressed without the need for expensive supercomputers using... more
Taming turbulence: Seeking to make complex simulations a breeze  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
For scientists wrestling with problems as diverse as containing superhot plasma in a fusion reactor, improving the accuracy of weather forecasts, or probing the unexplained dynamics of a distant galaxy,... more
Edmond Halley: An Extraordinary Scientist and the Second Astronomer Royal  SPACE.COM · 5 days
Edmond Halley is best remembered for predicting the orbit of the comet that was later named after him. Besides astronomy, he also made significant discoveries in the fields... more
Arctic breaks records with 5-year heat streak  CBC · 6 days
Arctic air temperatures for the past five years are the hottest they've been since record keeping started in 1900, and that's being... more
Warming, sea-ice loss: Arctic Report Card tracks region's environmental changes  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
NOAA's annual report card on the Arctic, released today, shows that the Arctic region experienced the second-warmest air temperatures ever recorded; the second-lowest overall sea-ice coverage; lowest recorded... more
The list of extreme weather caused by human-driven climate change grows  SCIENCE-NEWS · 6 days
The tally of extreme weather events linked to climate change continues to grow, with new studies outlining links to more than a dozen events in 2017. more
How will the winds of climate change affect migratory birds?  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
Under future climate scenarios, changing winds may make it harder for North American birds to migrate southward in the autumn, but make it easier for them to come... more
How will the winds of climate change affect migratory birds?  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
Under future climate scenarios, changing winds may make it harder for North American birds to migrate southward in the autumn, but make it easier for them to come... more
NASA-NOAA satellite sees Tropical Cyclone Owen's remnants reorganizing  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
The remnants of Tropical Cyclone have been lingering in the Southern Pacific Ocean for days. On Dec. 10, the storm finally appeared more organized on satellite imagery providing forecasters with a strong... more
Simple steps to climate-proof farms have big potential upside for tropical farmers  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Climate-smart agriculture boosts yields, mitigates extreme weather impact and reduces greenhouse gas emissions. A new study points to profitable opportunities for farmers and the... more
Work out more efficiently with the $160 Nokia Steel HR Sport Smartwatch  Windows Central · 1 week
Strap on the Nokia Steel HR Sport and start your reps. For the first time ever, Nokia's newest Steel HR Sport smartwatch is discounted... more
Add voice control using a free Echo Dot with these Blink security systems  Windows Central · 1 week
Upgrade your home security. Whether you go for the white Blink indoor security cameras or the weather-resistant black Blink XT outdoor cameras,... more
Food system organizations must strengthen their operations to safeguard against potential threats  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Food systems face growing threats as extreme weather events become more common and more extreme due to climate change. A new study highlights characteristics... more
Space weather 'piggyback'  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
The first ESA-funded space weather monitoring instrument was launched on 4 December 2018, hitching a ride on South Korea's new geostationary satellite, GEO-KOMPSAT-2A – the Geostationary Korea Multi-Purpose Satellite-2A. more
These are the apps we love to recommend  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
Everyone seems to have that one app that they find immensely useful, and are puzzled as to why the rest... more
5G network to improve road safety  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Next-generation mobile network and fast data transmission solutions can be used to collect a huge amount of data on vehicles on the road. The information can be used, for example, to provide road weather services, carry... more
Getting a grip on space weather  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
An international group of scientists has developed a new method for analyzing the sun's energy outbursts, which can help better understand and predict extreme space weather phenomena that directly affect the operation of engineering systems in... more
Space weather 'piggyback'  ESA · 2 weeks
Operations image of the week: An ESA-funded instrument is now in orbit on a South Korean satellite, helping boost Europe’s space weather information network more
New study explains creation of deadly California 'firenado'  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
A rare fire tornado that raged during this summer's deadly Carr Fire in Northern California was created by a combination of scorching weather, erratic winds and an ice-topped cloud that towered miles... more
Researchers identify factors that influence how effectively food suppliers can respond to disasters  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Food systems face growing threats as extreme weather events become more common and more extreme due to climate change. more
Agrometeorological applications to predict the influence of climate on crops  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
UPM researchers are working on seasonal weather forecasts and crops based on data provided by the water surface temperature of the oceans. more
Design for flooding: How cities can make room for water  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Science is clearly showing that the world is shifting towards a more unstable climate. Weather events like the flash floods in Sydney last week will be more frequent... more
First 'piggyback' kit for monitoring space weather launched  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Tiny sensors for measuring the Earth's space weather environment have launched today attached to a South Korean satellite. more
Arianespace Rocket Launches India's Largest Satellite. South Korean Weather Satellite, Too.  SPACE.COM · 2 weeks
Arianespace completed its final Ariane 5 launch of 2018 and penultimate overall mission for the year on Dec. 4, carrying a satellite for India and another... more
It's raining junk: Weather service dumping balloons and e-waste across the landscape  CBC · 2 weeks
Each day, Environment Canada launches 62 weather balloons. But the balloons and their electronic payloads simply fall to Earth afterward, with no attempts made... more
NASA-NOAA satellite finds Owen fading in the Coral Sea  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Tropical Cyclone Owen appeared disorganized on satellite imagery as it moved through the Coral Sea in the Southern Pacific Ocean. Imagery from the Suomi NPP satellite showed that Owen was... more
Canada Celebrates Launch of First Astronaut in 6 Years  SPACE.COM · 2 weeks
Although the weather was cold in Kazakhstan, the Canadians didn't seem to mind. A small group of tourists came to watch the launch today (Dec. 3) of David Saint-Jacques, unveiling... more
Google Weather is currently down on Google Home, Assistant, Android, and more  9to5Google · 2 weeks
The weather is a very popular question that people search for and frequently ask Google Assistant on Home, Smart Displays, Android, and other devices.... more
Historical climate important for soil responses to future climate change  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Researchers examined how 18 years of drought affect the billions of vital bacteria that are hidden in the soil beneath our feet. The results show that this type... more
Historical climate important for soil responses to future climate change  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Researchers at Lund University in Sweden, in collaboration with colleagues from the University of Amsterdam, examined how 18 years of drought affect the billions of vital bacteria that... more
Why fire-scorched California is now readying for mudslides  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
Long-awaited rain is pummeling California, threatening dangerous mudslides in areas reeling from recent fires. Officials are currently warning people to... more
UMD and Resilinc Corp. create index of climate change risk to company supply chains  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Last year a series of severe weather events including the late-winter storm that hit the U.S. Northeast, followed by weather-related... more
Tackling drought issues for food security  ESA · 3 weeks
This summer’s drought is a harsh reminder of how unusual weather can cause havoc for farmers – even in a rich part of the... more
What's the difference between relative humidity and dew point?  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Meteorologists often report the amount of moisture in the air as relative humidity or dew point. more
Ecologist finds optimism in Alaskan forests  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Ice caps are melting, the ocean is acidifying and extreme weather is plaguing those who live in vulnerable areas. But in the face of climate change, there are also stories of hope: communities coming together, species... more
Researchers under-predicted a slightly above-average 2018 Atlantic hurricane season  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
The 2018 hurricane season ended up slightly above average – more active than was predicted by the CSU Tropical Meteorology Project forecast team's later updates issued in June, July and... more
Global temperatures on track to rise 3-5 C by 2100, UN warns  CBC · 3 weeks
Global temperatures are on course for a rise of 3 to 5 C this century, far overshooting a global target of limiting the increase... more
Researchers rise to challenge of predicting hail, tornadoes three weeks in advance  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
People living in Kansas, Nebraska and other states in the Plains are no strangers to tornadoes and hail storms—among the most costly and dangerous... more
Researchers rise to challenge of predicting hail, tornadoes three weeks in advance  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
A prediction lead time of about 2 to 5 weeks is sorely lacking in current forecasting capabilities for severe weather. Atmospheric scientists now demonstrate... more
Toyota updates 2019 Prius with all-wheel drive video - Roadshow  CNET · 3 weeks
The top-trim 2019 Toyota Prius models add an electric motor to the rear axle for all-wheel drive, increasing traction in poor weather. more
Study reveals mechanisms that promote icing responsible for power disruptions  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Chinese scientists have shed light on the meteorological conditions responsible for the rate of icing growth on electric power transmission lines. Having a clearer understanding of what promotes... more
75-80 percent chance of El Nino in next 3 months: UN  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
There is a 75 to 80 percent chance of a moderate El Nino event forming in the next three months, possibly impacting weather patterns in several... more
The impact of climate change on language loss  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Images of extreme weather and alarming headlines about climate change have become common. Last month, dire predictions about our warming planet from the United Nation's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) were... more
Climate change could lead to threefold increase in powerful storms across Europe and North America  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Powerful storms that cause extreme weather conditions such as flooding across Europe and North America, with the potential... more
NASA sees Tropical Cyclone 33W dissipating  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
When NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite passed over the Ca Mau Peninsula it captured a visible image of the dissipating former Tropical Cyclone 33W.The Ca Mau Peninsula is the southernmost area of Vietnam, located between the South... more
NASA sees stronger Tropical Cyclone 33W headed toward Vietnam  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
33W was a tropical depression when it crossed the southern and central Philippines. As it moved through the South China Sea over the last two days it strengthened into a... more
Mysterious egg on ocean floor was actually a catshark, and it was moving, NOAA says  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
A mysterious "translucent egg case" found last week off an uninhabited island near Puerto Rico has been identified... more
Scorching summers and wetter winters lie ahead for UK  Sky News · 3 weeks
Weather in the UK could become increasingly extreme with summer temperatures up to 5.4C (41.7F) hotter and winters up to 4.2C (39.6F) warmer by 2070, according to latest projections. more
NASA InSight Team on course for Mars touchdown  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
NASA's Mars Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport (InSight) spacecraft is on track for a soft touchdown on the surface of the Red Planet on Nov. 26. Engineers will... more
Massive U.S. government climate report warns of worsening disasters  CBC · 3 weeks
As California's catastrophic wildfires recede and people rebuild after two hurricanes, a massive new federal report warns these... more
Government climate report warns of worsening US disasters  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
As California's catastrophic wildfires recede and people rebuild after two hurricanes, a massive new federal report warns that these types of extreme weather disasters are worsening in the United States. The White... more
New Weather Timeline developers detail future plans, including re-release and pricing model  9to5Google · 3 weeks
During its heyday, Weather Timeline was a phenomenal, highly customizable weather client for Android. It closely followed the first iteration of Material Design, but... more
Cold turkey! Minus 26 atop Mount Washington for Thanksgiving  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
It's downright cold atop Mount Washington, home to some of the most brutal weather in the Northeast. more
Australia's spring brings fires, snow, wild winds and dust storms  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Dust storms, raging bushfires, gale-force winds, heatwaves, thunder and snow, flash flooding and driving rain—Australia is enduring a bout of wild weather that's hit all parts of the... more
Cold turkey! Minus 26 atop Mount Washington for Thanksgiving  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
It's downright cold atop Mount Washington, home to some of the most brutal weather in the Northeast more
NASA InSight team on course for Mars touchdown  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
NASA's Mars Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport (InSight) spacecraft is on track for a soft touchdown on the surface of the Red Planet on Nov. 26, the Monday... more
Evolution: South Africa's hominin record is a fair-weather friend  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
The fossil record of early hominins in South Africa is biased towards periods of drier climate, suggests a study of cave deposits. This finding suggests there are gaps in the... more
Spatial variations in crop growing seasons pivotal to reproduce global fluctuations in maize and wheat yields  Science Magazine · 4 weeks
Testing our understanding of crop yield responses to weather fluctuations at global scale is notoriously hampered... more
Evolution: South Africa's hominin record is a fair-weather friend  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
New research from an international team of scientists led by University of Cape Town isotope geochemist Dr. Robyn Pickering is the first to provide a timeline for fossils from the... more
NASA sees Tropical Storm Man-yi approaching typhoon strength Tropical Storm Man-Yi con  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Tropical Storm Man-Yi continued to strengthen in the Northwestern Pacific Ocean as NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite provided a visible image of the storm. Warnings... more
NASA sees tropical depression 33W enter the Sulu Sea  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Tropical Depression 33W moved through the central Philippines and entered the Sulu Sea when NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite provided a visible image of the storm. more
People from cold regions tend to drink more finds study  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
A new study has shown that people who live in cold and dark regions tend to be heavy drinkers. The data comes from participants of around 193 countries... more
Responses of waterbirds to climate change is linked to their preferred wintering habitats  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
A new scientific article shows that 25 European waterbird species can change their wintering areas depending on winter weather. Warm winters allow... more
Responses of waterbirds to climate change is linked to their preferred wintering habitats  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
A new scientific article shows that 25 European waterbird species can change their wintering areas depending on winter weather. Warm winters allow... more
WATCH: Massachusetts opens first recreational pot stores  ABC NEWS · 4 weeks
Huge lines have formed despite cold weather at Cultivate Holdings, a recreational dispensary in Leicester, Massachusetts, and at NETA, in Northampton. more
Satellite finds Tropical Cyclone Bouchra reborn in Southern Indian Ocean  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Tropical Cyclone 04S, known as Bouchra formed in the Southern Indian Ocean during the week of Nov. 12 and by the end of the week it had become... more
Why predicting the weather and climate is even harder for Australia's rainy northern neighbours  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Australians love to complain about weather forecasts, but compared with some other parts of the world ours are impressively accurate.... more
How to Rebuild the Spotlight Index on Your Mac  MacRumors · 4 weeks
Apple has enhanced Spotlight search in macOS in recent years, with the addition of Spotlight Suggestions allowing it... more
Antares launches Cygnus cargo spacecraft to ISS  SPACE NEWS · 4 weeks
Northrop Grumman successfully launched a Cygnus cargo spacecraft to the International Space Station Nov. 17 after two days of weather delays. SpaceNews.com more
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