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uwa researchers battle against time, weather to glimpse a distant world




time was against them. the nasa team aboard the airborne sofia (stratospheric observatory for infrared astronomy) had only eight minutes to capture the occultation. the uwa team had four.uwa associate professor david coward told watoday the timing of the cosmic dance worked against them.“this was ...



researchers explore psychological effects of climate change




wildfires, extreme storms and major weather events can seem like a distant threat, but for those whose lives have been directly impacted by these events, the threat hits much closer to home.



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measuring the human impact of weather




the world meteorological organization (wmo) has announced today world records for the highest reported historical death tolls from tropical cyclones, tornadoes, lightning and hailstorms. it marks the first time the official wmo archive of weather and climate extremes has broadened its scope from str...



distant tropical storms have ripple effects on weather close to home




the famously intense tropical rainstorms along the earth's equator occur thousands of miles from the united states. but atmospheric scientists know that, like ripples in a pond, tropical weather creates powerful waves in the atmosphere that travel all the way to north america and have major impacts ...



what is space? the 300-year-old philosophical battle that is still raging today




mountains. whales. the distant stars. all these things exist in space, and so do we. our bodies take up a certain amount of space. when we walk to work, we are moving through space. but what is space? is it even an actual, physical entity? in 1717, a battle was waged over this question. exactly 300 ...



large, distant comets more common than previously thought




a new study suggests that distant "long-period" comets -- which take more than 200 years to orbit the sun -- are more common than previously thought. this illustration shows how the researchers used data from nasa's wide-field infrared survey explorer (wise) spacecraft to determine the nucleus sizes...



first distant gameplay trailer shows a glimpse of snowman's vision




several months ago, snowman, the creators of the hit mobile snowboarding game alto’s adventure, announced distant, a new game created in collaboration with australian indie developer slingshot & satchel. today, snowman revealed the first gameplay trailer for distant, and at first glance, it looks...



best weather apps on apple tv




for those who want a hilarious weather app.carrot weather provides users with a sleek, minimalistic interface, comprehensive forecast reports and details, and humorous, sarcastic comments. you can get the current temperature, see the forecast for the rest of the week or by the hour, and get detailed...



millimeter telescope array spots early galaxies in “super halos” of gas




enlarge/ artist's impression of a progenitor of galaxies like the milky way, seen when the universe was only 1.5 billion years old. new observations reveal that these galaxies are surrounded by massive halos of hydrogen gas.a. angelich (nrao/aui/nsf)share this storythe early universe can be studied ...



pokemon go raid distance and new promo codes [try these!]




rules that applied to pokemon gym battles in pokemon go do not necessarily apply to raid battles. this is what players have discovered this week in a number of instances which indicate the direction niantic is going in with pokemon go in the near future. today we’ve also got a set of promo codes f...



unexpectedly primitive atmosphere found around distant 'warm neptune'




image: the atmosphere of the distant 'warm neptune' hat-p-26b, illustrated here, is unexpectedly primitive, composed primarily of hydrogen and helium. by combining observations from nasa's hubble and spitzer space telescopes, researchers... view more credit: nasa/gsfca new study led by nasa with c...



looking for 'fingerprints' at the intersection of weather and climate




new haven, conn. - scientists have found the seasonal "fingerprints" of arctic sea ice, el nino, and other climate phenomena in a new study that probes the global interactions between weather and climate. although the terms are often used interchangeably, weather and climate are different. weather c...



pokémon go and dynamic weather: what you need to know!




we'll also be introducing a new dynamic weather system in pokémon go that will change the way you and the millions of trainers around the world discover, catch, and interact with pokémon.you'll want to start paying even closer attention to your local weather patterns, trainers. in addition to the ...



research provides insights on world war ii naval battle site




the remains of world war ii naval battle sites can be found under water, but most have not yet been subject to archaeological investigation. a new international journal of nautical archaeology study provides precise geographic information for the preservation, long-term research, and future use of a...



supermassive black hole is the most distant one ever spotted




researchers have spotted the most distant supermassive black hole ever spied from earth, one that has a mass 800 million times greater than the mass of our own sun. according to the team, this supermassive black hole’s light comes from when the universe was only 5% as old as it is now. the black h...



weather mapping for a modern day – macstories




one of the app categories that’s always receiving new entries – and that i’m always pleased to try a new take on – is weather. often weather apps share the same data sources, but their design and customization options make them stand out. the developers at contrast are no strangers to the cr...



weather should remain predictable despite climate change




columbia, mo. - according to the intergovernmental panel on climate change, temperatures are expected to rise between 2.5 and 10 degrees fahrenheit over the next century. this warming is expected to contribute to rising sea levels and the melting of glaciers and permafrost, as well as other climate-...



measuring the human impact of weather




the world meteorological organization (wmo) has announced today world records for the highest reported historical death tolls from tropical cyclones, tornadoes, lightning and hailstorms. it marks the first time the official wmo archive of weather and climate extremes has broadened its scope from str...



extreme weather events linked to climate change impact on the jet stream




image: on the is an image of the global circulation pattern on a normal day. on the right is the image of the global circulation pattern when extreme weather occurs.... view more credit: michael mann, penn stateunprecedented summer warmth and flooding, forest fires, drought and ... ial rain -- extr...



how to view the weather in maps




how do i view the weather in maps?with the upcoming ios 10.3 update — currently available in public beta — the maps app lets users 3d touch the weather icon to make some more specific weather-related details appear (#youfancyhuh?)if you're cruising along the highway on a road trip with pals and...



what those with the world's healthiest hearts do differently




the majority of risk factors for heart disease are lifestyle related. and given that heart disease is the world's number one killer, researchers have been understandably keen to know what those with the world's lowest rates of it do differently.so researchers from the university of new mexico looked...



researchers explore psychological effects of climate change




those with a high level of concern for the world's plants and animals are the most likely to experience stress, and even symptoms of depression, related to climate change, researchers found. credit: university of arizonawildfires, extreme storms and major weather events can seem like a distant threa...



apple watch siri, weather crash might be due to dst




daylight saving time, or dst as its infamously known, is perhaps one of the strangest inventions of man still in use today. considering how much technology, industry, and lifestyle has changed over the decades, dst might have minimal benefits to justify the confusion it brings, not just to those in...



eagles migrate through bad weather to arrive in time to nest




a golden eagle wears a gps transmitter, allowing researchers to track its migratory movements. credit: p. fuscomigration is tough, and birds do everything they can to optimize it. how do factors like weather and experience affect the strategies they choose? a new study from the auk: ornithological a...