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2014-01-28 09:27:27

The world enters a new era of global weather observing and climate science in February with the launch of the Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) Core Observatory, a new international science satellite built by NASA.

2014-01-27 16:20:16

The world enters a new era of global weather observing and climate science in February with the launch of the Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) Core Observatory, a new international science satellite built by NASA.

Tropical Cyclone Colin Coming Unwound
2014-01-15 08:34:12

Tropical Cyclone Colin is not as tightly wrapped as it was a day ago.

Rainfall From System 94S Seen Over Australia's Arnhem Region
2014-01-15 08:23:50

The low pressure area designated as System 94S has been trying to organize off the northern coast of Australia's Northern Territory for a couple of days.

Tropical Cyclone Colin's Rainfall Rates Added Up By NASA
2014-01-14 07:51:21

Tropical Cyclone Colin continued moving through the Southern Indian Ocean on January 13 while NASA's TRMM satellite passed overhead and calculated the rates in which rain was falling throughout the storm.

2014-01-06 12:21:49

NASA will hold a series of media events Monday, Jan. 27, in advance of the February launch of the Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) Core Observatory from Japan. The events will be held at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md.

NASA, JAXA Announce Launch Date For New Precipitation Satellite
2013-12-26 12:14:39

On Thursday, NASA and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency announced the date and window -- Feb. 27 from 1:07 pm to 3:07 pm EST -- for the launch of a new precipitation satellite.

Heavy Rain Continues In Tropical Cyclone Amara
2013-12-20 14:10:58

NASA's TRMM satellite saw heavy rainfall was happening in Tropical Cyclone Amara on December 16, and still occurring on December 19, although it moved from east to southeast.

NASA Gets Double Coverage On Newborn Tropical Cyclone Amara
2013-12-17 15:09:18

System 93S strengthened into the third tropical depression of the Southern Indian Ocean cyclone season, which quickly became a tropical storm named Amara.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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