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NASA Sees Deadly Cyclone Phailin Make Landfall In Eastern India
2013-10-19 07:01:36

The second tropical cyclone of the Northern Indian Ocean season formed on Oct. 9 and grew into powerful Typhoon Phailin that made landfall in eastern India.

NASA Renames Earth-Observing Mission In Honor Of Satellite Pioneer
2012-01-26 05:33:09

NASA has renamed its newest Earth-observing satellite in honor of the late Verner E. Suomi, a meteorologist at the University of Wisconsin who is recognized widely as "the father of satellite meteorology."


Word of the Day
marcescent
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.
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