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NASA spots a weaker, elongated Tropical Depression Kai-Tak
When NASA's Aqua satellite passed over Kai-Tak it measured cloud top temperatures and provided a look at the structure of the elongated storm. (2017-12-21)
GPM satellite analyzes Tropical Cyclone Fehi's rainfall
The Global Precipitation Measurement mission or GPM core satellite passed over Tropical Cyclone Fehi in the Southern Pacific Ocean season and identified heavy rainfall in the system. (2018-01-30)
A sustainable future powered by sea
OIST researchers develop turbines to convert the power of ocean waves into clean, renewable energy. (2017-09-22)
Scientist's work may provide answer to martian mountain mystery
By seeing which way the wind blows, a University of Texas at Dallas fluid dynamics expert has helped propose a solution to a Martian mountain mystery. (2018-01-11)
NASA sees Tropical Cyclone Gita weakening
NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite and the GPM core satellite passed over Tropical Cyclone Gita is it began weakening from vertical wind shear. (2018-02-16)
NASA spies major Hurricane Georgette
Hurricane Georgette is a major hurricane in the Eastern Pacific Ocean. (2016-07-25)
Artificial intelligence and robots to make offshore windfarms safer and cheaper
The University of Manchester is leading a consortium to investigate advanced technologies, including robotics and artificial intelligence, for the operation and maintenance of offshore windfarms. (2017-03-09)
The flight speed of birds is more complex than previously thought
The flight speed of birds is more complex than research has previously managed to show. (2017-12-13)
NASA's Aqua satellite sees Tropical Depression Bolaven battling wind shear
NASA's Aqua satellite passed over the South China Sea and obtained a visible light image of the first depression of the Northwestern Pacific Ocean basin's 2018 tropical cyclone season. (2018-01-03)
Parasitic plants rely on unusual method to spread their seeds
Three species of non-photosynthetic plants rely mainly on camel crickets to disperse their seeds, according to new research from Project Associate Professor Suetsugu Kenji (Kobe University Graduate School of Science). (2017-11-14)
Beyond wind speed: A new measure for predicting hurricane impacts
What if there was a better way to forecast and communicate hurricanes' damaging economic impacts, before they happen? (2017-12-05)
Enabling technology for emerging gene therapies
For years, researchers have attempted to harness the full potential of gene therapy, a technique that inserts genes into a patient's cells to treat cancer and other diseases. (2018-02-27)
NASA's GPM observes Tropical Cyclone Eliakim forming near Madagascar
NASA got an inside look at the heavy rainfall within developing Tropical cyclone Eliakim. (2018-03-15)
NASA satellite gets an eye-opening look at Super Typhoon Jelawat
Satellite imagery showed that Tropical Cyclone Jelawat had developed an eye as it strengthened into a Super Typhoon. (2018-03-30)
Tropical Storm Meari forecast to intensify
Tropical Storm Meari is currently located 331 miles north of Ulithi which is an atoll in the Caroline Islands of the western Pacific Ocean. (2016-11-04)
NASA's fleet of satellites covering powerful Hurricane Irma
NASA's fleet of satellites have been continually providing forecasters with data on Hurricane Irma. (2017-09-08)
University of Florids, US Army develop model for lighter armor
The US Army Research Laboratory is working on developing new light-weight ceramic materials that resist fracture, and has teamed with researchers from the University of Florida to better understand exactly how these materials, which are suited for Soldier personal protection and Army systems, fracture, and how they can be further improved. (2017-08-17)
Waves in lakes make waves in the Earth
In a study published today in the Journal of Geophysical Research Solid Earth, scientists at the University of Utah report that small seismic signals in lakes can aid science. (2017-10-16)
Intensifying Tropical Storm Jelawat evaluated by NASA's GPM satellite
The Global Precipitation Measurement mission or GPM core observatory satellite flew almost directly above large intensifying tropical storm Jelawat and found strong storms generating very heavy rainfall. (2018-03-29)
NASA sees a weaker Hurricane Lee headed to the UK
NASA and NOAA satellite imagery show Hurricane Lee has been on a weakening trend as wind shear is battering the storm. (2017-09-29)
12,000 years ago, Florida hurricanes heated up despite chilly seas
Category 5 hurricanes may have slammed Florida repeatedly during the chilly Younger Dryas, 12,000 years ago. (2017-10-05)
Natural gas prices, not 'war on coal,' were key to coal power decline
Steep declines in the use of coal for power generation over the past decade were caused largely by less expensive natural gas and the availability of wind energy -- not by environmental regulations. (2018-05-03)
Construction delays make new nuclear power plants costlier than ever
The cost of building new nuclear power plants is nearly 20 percent higher than expected due to delays, a new analysis has found. (2018-05-29)
NASA sees development of Tropical Depression 19W
NASA's Aqua satellite looked at cloud top temperatures in Tropical Depression 19W as it developed just north of northern coast of Luzon, Philippines. (2017-09-05)
NASA analyzes Tropical Cyclone Eliakim's rainfall, wind shear now affecting storm
Tropical Cyclone Eliakim soaked the eastern coast of Madagascar as it moved in a southerly path. (2018-03-19)
NASA sees powerful storms around Dumazile's eye
When NASA's Aqua satellite and NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellites passed over Tropical Cyclone Dumazile in the Southern Indian Ocean it measured cloud top temperatures and saw its eye circled by a ring of strong thunderstorms. (2018-03-05)
Who is the chief culprit of dust concentrations over East Asia?
Compared with the Taklimakan Desert, the Gobi Desert located between China and Mongolia is the dominant contributor to the East Asian dust concentrations. (2017-09-08)
The power of wind energy and how to use it
Wind offers an immense, never ending source of energy that can be successfully harnessed to power all of the things that currently draw energy from non-renewable resources. (2017-01-25)
NASA provides a 3-D look at Hurricane Seymour
Hurricane Seymour became a major hurricane on Oct. 25 as the Global Precipitation Measurement mission or GPM core satellite analyzed the storm's very heavy rainfall and provided a 3-D image of the storm's structure. (2016-10-26)
NASA sees Tropical Cyclone 16P develop
NASA's Terra satellite passed over the Arafura Sea and captured an image of newly developed Tropical Cyclone 16P. (2018-03-22)
Fingerprints in birefringence
Stimuli-sensitive materials can respond to physical forces with structural phase transitions. (2018-05-18)
A bewildering form of dune on Mars
Researchers have discovered a type of dune on Mars intermediate in size between tiny ripples and wavier dunes, and unlike anything seen on Earth. (2016-06-30)
Renewable energy has robust future in much of Africa
Africa's energy demand is expected to triple by 2030. A new Berkeley study shows that the continent's energy needs can be met with renewable power from wind and solar in a way that reduces reliance on undependable hydroelectric power and imported fossil fuels, while at the same time saving money and providing jobs. (2017-03-27)
NASA sees a much weaker Tropical Storm Lester
NASA's Aqua satellite provided an infrared view of Tropical Storm Lester that showed a lack of thunderstorm development around its center of circulation. (2016-09-07)
NASA sees Tropical Cyclone Donna shearing apart
NASA's Terra satellite captured an infrared image of Tropical Cyclone Donna as it was being sheared apart by winds southeast of New Caledonia. (2017-05-10)
100 percent renewable energy sources require overcapacity
Germany decided to go nuclear-free by 2022. A CO2-emission-free electricity supply system based on intermittent sources, such as wind and solar -- or photovoltaic (PV) -- power could replace nuclear power. (2017-01-25)
Fleet of spacecraft spot long-sought-after process in the Earth's magnetic field
A NASA mission has discovered an important process explaining the fate of energy contained in the turbulent magnetic fields surrounding the Earth. (2018-05-09)
Tropical Cyclone Ava moving away from Madagascar
NASA's Terra satellite passed over Tropical Cyclone Ava as it continued moving away from the island nation of Madagascar. (2018-01-08)
NASA sees Tropical Depression 22W form
Tropical Depression 22W has formed northeast of the northern Philippines and NASA's Aqua satellite captured a visible image of the storm. (2016-10-05)
Study tracks what moths think when they smell with their antennae
researchers have created a functional map of how the hawkmoth smells, tracing the process from the antennae to specific areas in the hawkmoth brain. (2018-02-27)
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