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Surviving typhoons

It is no secret that typhoons are capable of churning the seas and wreaking destruction. But it is tough to examine what exactly happens during a typhoon, particularly in the ocean. The Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology ...

dateJan 08, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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The legend of the kamikaze typhoons

In the late 13th century, Kublai Khan, ruler of the Mongol Empire, launched one of the world's largest armada of its time in an attempt to conquer Japan. Early narratives describe the decimation and dispersal of these fleets ...

dateDec 09, 2014 in Earth Sciences
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NASA tracks intensifying Typhoon Hagupit

Typhoon Hagupit continues to intensify as it continued moving through Micronesia on Dec. 3 triggering warnings. NASA's Aqua satellite passed overhead and captured an image of the strengthening storm while the Rapidscat instrument ...

dateDec 03, 2014 in Earth Sciences
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