Google gives glimpse of Internet glasses
Google on Wednesday gave the world a glimpse of its vision for letting people look at life through Internet-tinted glasses.
Scientists: Strong solar storm heading to Earth (Update)
A strong solar flare is blasting its way to Earth, but the worst of its power looks like it will barely skim above the planet and not cause many problems.
As the Sun Awakens, NASA Keeps a Wary Eye on Space Weather (w/ Video)
Earth and space are about to come into contact in a way that's new to human history. To make preparations, authorities in Washington DC are holding a meeting: The Space Weather Enterprise Forum at the National ...
Biggest solar storm in years races toward Earth (Update 2)
The largest solar storm in five years was due to arrive on Earth early Thursday, promising to shake the globe's magnetic field while expanding the Northern Lights.
Computer simulation shows the sun's "heartbeat" is magnetic
Climate change: meteorologists preparing for the worst
Intense aerial turbulence, ice storms and scorching heatwaves, huge ocean waves—the world's climate experts forecast apocalyptic weather over the coming decades at a conference in Montreal that ended Thursday.
NASA launches groundbreaking soil moisture mapping satellite (Update)
NASA successfully launched its first Earth satellite designed to collect global observations of the vital soil moisture hidden just beneath our feet.
Elusive El Nino challenges NOAA's 2012 US winter outlook
(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, ...
Enceladus weather: Snow flurries and perfect powder for skiing
(PhysOrg.com) -- Global and high resolution mapping of Enceladus confirms that the weather forecast for Saturn's unique icy moon is set for ongoing snow flurries. The superfine ice crystals that coat Enceladus's ...
Can scientists look at next year's climate?
(PhysOrg.com) -- Is it possible to make valid climate predictions that go beyond weeks, months, even a year? UCLA atmospheric scientists report they have now made long-term climate forecasts that are among ...
Global radio experts float new mobile phone standard
Global radio experts have approved radio standards that are to usher in a new mobile phone operating system to replace third generation or 3G technology, the International Telecommunication Union announced ...
Temperature extremes on Mars
"Mars ain't no kind of place to raise your kids; in fact it's cold as hell" sang Elton John in "Rocket Man", and although the song was released in 1972—four years before the first successful landing on Mar ...
NASA, NOAA set to launch NOAA-N Prime satellite
NASA is preparing to launch NOAA'S latest polar-orbiting operational environmental satellite, called NOAA-N Prime, providing an essential resource for NOAA's weather forecasts and improving the U.S. search ...
Tech advancements improving accuracy in predicting weather
Study weather reports online, and you might want to give up on meteorology. "Deadly" storms fizzle, while weaker-looking fronts devastate. Temperatures often soar above predicted highs or plummet below predicted lows.