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Hurricane Marie weakens off Mexico

Hurricane Marie, which briefly reached the highest possible category five destructive power, is still potent but weakening in the Pacific off Mexico, weather officials said Tuesday.

dateAug 26, 2014 in Earth Sciences
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Cosmic matters: Stormy weather on Uranus

( —Weather on any planet can be quite unpredictable. As hurricanes threaten the Aloha State, astronomers working at W. M. Keck Observatory on the island of Hawaii were surprised by the appearance of gigantic swirling ...

dateAug 07, 2014 in Space Exploration
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NASA sees Typhoon Halong's eye wink

As Super Typhoon Halong tracks north through the Northwestern Pacific Ocean, NASA's Aqua and Terra satellites have seen the powerful storm appear to wink at space as it developed and "opened" an eye and then close its eye ...

dateAug 04, 2014 in Earth Sciences
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