Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

January 21, 2017
Special issue on the forecast and evaluation of meteorological disasters
Advances in Atmospheric Sciences releases its latest issue (February 2017) on the Forecast and Evaluation of Meteorological Disasters.

New inverse algorithm for CO2 retrieval from satellite observations
An algorithm that combines a pre-processing step applied to the a priori state vector prior to retrievals is presented, with the modified damped Newton method (MDNM), to improve convergence.

For health and happiness, share good news
Service members, including both active and recently separated, have been called upon to fight overseas and to assist during natural disasters at home.

Meditation and music may help reverse early memory loss in adults
In a recent study of adults with early memory loss, a West Virginia University research team lead by Dr.

Facts, beliefs, and identity: The seeds of science skepticism
From climate skeptics to anti-vaxxers, psychologists are studying what motivates and drives our decisions to pay attention to some facts while ignoring others.
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