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Like Leslie And Isaac Newborn Tropical Storm Michael Is Struggling
2012-09-05 08:58:48

Tiny Tropical Storm Michael formed today, Sept. 4, from the thirteenth tropical depression in the Atlantic Ocean, but it seems that wind shear will make Michael struggle to intensify over the next couple of days like his "sister" Tropical Storm Leslie.

NASA Satellites Eyes Changes In Hurricane Katia
2011-09-07 05:06:09

Major Hurricane Katia continues to approach the U.S. East coast and stir up rough surf.

NASA's TRMM Satellite adds up Irene's massive rainfall totals
2011-08-31 08:39:16

NASA's TRMM Satellite adds up Irene's massive rainfall totals.

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2010-09-16 12:18:30

NASA's Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) satellite has provided a 3-D look at the power "under the hood" (of clouds) in powerful Category 4 Hurricane Igor as it heads toward Bermuda.

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2010-08-31 06:49:37

Danielle and Earl are both spinning around in the Atlantic Ocean and NASA's Terra satellite captured one image of both storms at the same time, one in the Caribbean and the other approaching the North Atlantic Ocean.

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2010-04-05 14:38:12

Linking power generators along US East Coast could compensate for natural wind fluctuation, provide more consistent electricity production.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.