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2009-03-18 14:37:15

NASA has created a unique "spherical" movie about Earth's changing ice and snow cover as captured by NASA spacecraft. "Frozen," a 12-minute, narrated film, premieres at science centers and museums March 27.

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2009-03-16 15:25:00

Climate scientists are continuing to uncover new revelations about the impact of man-made global warming on the Earth’s future, but many face frustration when it comes to informing the world’s population of the urgency of such findings.

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2009-02-25 08:55:52

Researchers are exploring extreme conditions for life in a place not known for extremes.

2009-02-24 11:30:00

The US space agency has produced a short film called Return to the Moon that opens in science museums and elsewhere nationwide this week.

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2008-09-30 08:10:00

Technology developed by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has helped boost the military’s accuracy of airdrops by up to 70 percent.

2008-09-25 12:00:25

CSC, a provider of IT services, has announced that it is part of a team led by Diversified Global Partners that has been awarded a contract to develop and maintain the Comprehensive Large Array-data Stewardship System, a secure environmental data storage and distribution system, for the US Department of Commerce's National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

2008-09-09 12:00:16

The U.S. Department of Energy announced it will make available more than 10 million hours of computing time to study advanced climate change models.

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2008-04-07 15:05:00

NOAA scientists are now flying through springtime Arctic pollution to find out why the region is warming — and summertime sea ice is melting — faster than predicted. Some 35 NOAA researchers are gathering with government and university colleagues in Fairbanks, Alaska, to conduct the study through April 23.

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2007-04-17 18:55:00

The debate over whether global warming affects hurricanes may be running into some unexpected turbulence. Many researchers believe warming is causing the storms to get stronger, while others aren't so sure.

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2006-02-28 08:28:29

Ocean scientists are enlisting cargo and cruise ships to measure water temperatures, ocean currents and even the height of clouds as the vessels ply their regular routes, in a program that they hope will help reveal some of the oceans' secrets.


Word of the Day
scriggle
  • To writhe; struggle or twist about with more or less force; wriggle.
  • To scribble, jot.
The word 'scriggle' is likely an alteration of 'wiggle'.
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