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Wind, war and weathermen

Well into the 20th century, American weather forecasting was not a rigorous science, but an “art,” as a National Research Council report stated in 1918. Forecasters knew, among other things, that ...

Jun 07, 2011
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SMOS shines at symposium

Today, a focus at ESA's Living Planet Symposium is on the innovative SMOS mission, which recently became operational. Early results are proving very encouraging with its first observations due to be released in early July.

Jun 30, 2010
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An Olympic Forecast

The Vancouver Winter Olympics will not only challenge world-class athletes, but also a team of almost 100 meteorologists and atmospheric scientists tasked to provide the weather forecasts that keep the events ...

Feb 15, 2010
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Texas A&M prof to predict weather on Mars

Is there such a thing as "weather" on Mars? There are some doubts, considering the planet's atmosphere is only 1 percent as dense as that of the Earth. Mars, however, definitely has clouds, drastically low temperatures and ...

Nov 04, 2009
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Sexy platform delivers on promises

(PhysOrg.com) -- The SeCSE project promised to deliver an industrial-strength development environment for service-centric software engineering. Its applications deliver on those promises.

Sep 29, 2009
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UN seeks better data on hurricanes, droughts

(AP) -- The United Nations opened talks Monday on setting up a better weather surveillance system worldwide so all nations can get earlier, more accurate warnings about hurricanes, droughts and floods.

Aug 31, 2009
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