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2005-12-06 12:20:00

By Jim Loney MIAMI -- The worst may be past for the United States and Caribbean after the costliest hurricane season on record, but 2006 could be tough too, a noted forecasting team predicted on Tuesday. The Colorado State University hurricane research team said nine of 17 storms predicted for 2006 would become Atlantic hurricanes, with five of them intense, or "major," hurricanes with winds exceeding 110 mph (177 kph). The CSU research team is headed by Dr. William Gray, a pioneer in...

2005-09-02 11:35:39

By Jane Sutton MIAMI (Reuters) - The record-breaking Atlantic hurricane season is only half over and there is a 43 percent chance another major hurricane will hit the U.S. coast in September, a noted storm forecaster said on Friday. "Unfortunately, we are continuing the bad news by predicting above-average activity for September and October," said Colorado State University hurricane researcher William Gray. Hurricane Katrina is believed to have killed thousands of people along the...

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Martin J. Fettman
2012-10-27 13:48:02

Martin Joseph Fettman was selected as a Payload Specialist candidate by NASA in December of 1991 because of his life’s dedication to pathology. He continues today with his dedication by bringing awareness to science in space to many public forums. Fettman was born in Brooklyn, New York on December 31, 1965. He attended Midwood High School in Brooklyn, New York and graduated in 1973. He went on to further his academics at Cornell University. His focus was animal nutrition and in 1976, he...

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Word of the Day
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'