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).
Dialing in the accuracy of satellite weather forecasting is the goal behind basic research into raindrop size and shape being done at The University of Alabama in Huntsville by a UAH doctoral student who is also an atmospheric ...
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.
The search for extraterrestrial life extends far beyond Earth's solar system, looking for planets or moons outside the "stellar habitable zone" that may have environments even more favorable to supporting life than here on ...
Northerners thawing out from a bitter freeze may get rewarded with shimmering northern lights the next couple days.
(Phys.org) —Environmental research and weather forecasting are about to get a significant technology boost as NASA and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) prepare to launch a new satellite in February.
There's a storm brewing in the world of U.S. weather forecasting, and - much like the hurricanes that meteorologists are trained to predict - there's not much anyone can do about it.
A novel river flow forecast model, developed by Curtin University scientists, should provide more accurate predictions using a combination of current methods.
Super Typhoon Usagi—one of the strongest storms of the year—barrelled towards Hong Kong and southern China on Friday, prompting warnings of fierce winds and torrential rains.
This Atlantic hurricane season may not be quite as busy as U.S. forecasters once thought, but they still warn of an unusually active and potentially dangerous few months to come.