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Late Season Subtropical Storm Melissa Forms In Atlantic
2013-11-19 12:57:41

Hurricane Season ends on November 30, and subtropical storm Melissa formed with less than two weeks to go.

NASA Sees Super-typhoon Haiyan Strike Philippines
2013-11-08 14:26:48

Super-typhoon Haiyan, equivalent to a Category 5 hurricane on the U.S. Saffir-Simpson scale, struck the central Philippines municipality of Guiuan at the southern tip of the province of Eastern Samar early

Heavy Rain Around Super-Typhoon Haiyan's Eye Seen By NASA
2013-11-06 13:34:22

Super Typhoon Haiyan continues moving toward the Philippines, and when NASA's TRMM satellite passed overhead, it was very close to the island of Palau and packing heavy rainfall.

NASA Satellites See  New Eastern Pacific Tropical Depression Form
2013-11-01 11:32:32

The eighteenth tropical depression of the Eastern Pacific Ocean hurricane season formed early on the first day of November and is expected to become a tropical storm.

NASA Sees Tropical Storm Francisco's Rainfall
2013-10-25 07:07:49

NASA's TRMM satellite flew above the center of Tropical Storm Francisco in the western North Pacific Ocean early on Oct. 24 and data was used to create a 3-D image of the storm's structure.

Japan's Space Agency Plans To Blast Asteroid With Space Cannon
2013-10-24 09:46:48

The Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) has announced that it plans to send a space cannon out to blast the surface of asteroid 1999JU3 with a metal bullet in 2018.

Wind Shear's Effect On Tropical Storm Lorenzo Shown By NASA's TRMM Satellite
2013-10-23 14:10:08

NASA's TRMM satellite data provided forecasters at the National Hurricane Center with a good look at how wind shear is affecting Tropical Storm Lorenzo in the Atlantic Ocean.

NASA Sees Typhoon Lekima's Rapid Intensification
2013-10-22 15:23:06

Tropical Storm Lekima intensified quickly early on Oct. 22 while traveling over the open waters of the Northwestern Pacific Ocean.

NASA Satellites Watch Typhoon Francisco Heading For Japan
2013-10-22 10:34:59

Several of NASA's fleet of Earth-observing satellites have been gathering data on Typhoon Francisco as it moves toward Japan. NASA's Aqua, Terra and TRMM satellites captured infrared, visible and rainfall data on the super typhoon.

Atlantic's Tropical Storm Jerry Examined By NASA's TRMM Satellite
2013-09-30 12:56:30

Tropical Depression 11 formed in the central Atlantic Ocean and NASA's TRMM satellite passed overhead and gathered information and identified a "hot tower" that indicated it would strengthen.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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