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Ocean Color Predicts Hurricanes

Ocean Color Predicts Hurricanes

Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Massachusetts and at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory in Princeton, New Jersey discovered a correlation between the color of ocean water and the paths taken by ...

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Explaining Hole-Punch Clouds

Explaining Hole-Punch Clouds

Researchers at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) in Boulder, Colorado have discovered how airplanes create hole-punch clouds when flying under specific atmospheric conditions and how their creation can temporarily change local weather conditions. These clouds – so called ...

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Weather on a Different World Discovered

Weather on a Different World Discovered

NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope has made the first measurements of the day and night temperatures of a planet outside our solar system. The infrared observatory revealed that the giant, gaseous, Jupiter-like planet revolving around its nearby sun is always as ...

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