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Japan Launches Spy Satellites To Keep Tabs On North Korea
2013-01-28 13:35:13

Japan launched two satellites into orbit on Sunday, capable of spying and offering sharp images for its government defense and intelligence agencies.

Massive Rainfall Totals From Tropical Storm Oswald Seen By NASA
2013-01-24 15:59:13

Tropical Storm Oswald's heavy rains have caused flooding in Queensland, Australia and NASA's TRMM satellite measured almost two feet of rain fell in certain areas.

Brief Life Of Tropical Cyclone Peta Seen By NASA
2013-01-24 15:40:04

Infrared data from NASA's Aqua satellite has shown that soon after a low pressure system in northwestern West Australia became Tropical Storm Peta, it made landfall and started to fall apart.

Tropical Storm Narelle Winding Down Near Western Australia Seen by NASA
2013-01-15 12:14:06

Tropical Storm Narelle is growing weaker as it continues to track in a southerly direction parallel to the coast of Western Australia.

Tropical Cyclone Narelle Forms In Southern Indian Ocean Seen By NASA
2013-01-09 13:17:25

The eighth tropical cyclone to form during the Southern Indian Ocean cyclone season formed from low pressure System 98S and became Tropical Cyclone Narelle.

Struggling Post-Tropical Storm Freda Affecting New Caledonia Seen By NASA
2013-01-03 11:19:03

Tropical Storm Freda may no longer be a tropical storm, but as a low pressure area it is bringing rainfall and gusty winds to New Caledonia.

Cyclone Freda's Widening Eye Seen By NASA Satellites
2012-12-31 11:24:02

Tropical Cyclone Freda intensified over the last couple of days in the warm waters of the Southern Pacific Ocean, and NASA's TRMM and Aqua satellites measured the rainfall within the storm, and noticed the eye grew larger.

Wukong Struggling To Survive In South China Sea Seen By NASA
2012-12-31 08:26:09

NASA's TRMM satellite captured rainfall data on Tropical Depression Wukong as it struggles to stay together in the South China Sea.

2012-12-28 15:24:31

NASA's TRMM satellite captured rainfall data on Tropical Depression Wukong as it struggles to stay together in the South China Sea.

Looking Again At TRMM Satellite Observations Of Tropical Cyclone Evan
2012-12-18 13:02:00

The radar on NASA's Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) satellite had observed Tropical Cyclone Evan four times as of Sunday, Dec. 16, and two of those overflights merit a closer examination.


Word of the Day
fleuron
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]