Researchers at Columbia Engineering and Boston University have developed the first method to map evaporation globally using weather stations, which will help scientists evaluate water resource management, assess recent trends ...
Hewlett-Packard Co. on Thursday reported first-quarter earnings and revenue that topped Wall Street's forecasts, mainly on the surprising strength personal computer sales to businesses.
Millions of people who work or play outdoors might one day soon have a new tool to help them reduce the risk of being struck by lightning.
Global warming is casting a lengthening shadow over future Winter Olympics, boosting the risk that skiers will be competing on artificial or trucked-in snow, a new study suggests.
Japan successfully launched its latest rocket on Friday, carrying a hi-tech satellite to monitor global rainfall and help meteorologists forecast big storms, according to the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA).
German semiconductors giant Infineon said Thursday it hopes to lift sales in the second quarter and is sticking to its full-year, despite a weak first quarter.
(Phys.org)—A physicist and researcher who set out to develop a formula to protect Apollo sites on the moon from rocket exhaust may have happened upon a way to improve weather forecasting on Earth.
(Phys.org)—The western half of the continental U.S. and central and northern Alaska could be in for a warmer-than-average winter, while most of Florida might be colder-than-normal December through February, according to ...
University of Utah researchers ran computer simulations to show that the snow-producing "lake effect" isn't always enough to cause heavy snowfall, but that mountains or other surrounding topography sometimes are necessary ...
We've experienced an exceptionally wet and windy winter, and while our weather forecasters are far better at telling us what to expect in the next two or three days, they still struggle with long range seasonal forecasting.