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meteorology

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Navy cryptology specialist tapped to helm NSA

Vice Admiral Michael S. Rogers is set to become the new director of the National Security Agency, pending Senate confirmation. Would his leadership change the agency's outlook?

By January 30, 2014

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Bill Gates on education, patents, Microsoft Bob, and disease

Speaking at Microsoft's Faculty Summit Monday, Gates took questions from an audience of researchers about the work of his foundation and other topics.

By July 15, 2013

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The sun erupts in the biggest flares of 2013

The sun is getting seriously busy, erupting in its first X-class solar flares — the most powerful flares it can emit.

By May 13, 2013

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Solar activity ramping up to a 2013 peak

We've seen a lot of solar activity in the last few months as the sun nears the active peak in its 11-year cycle.

By November 26, 2012

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51% of Americans believe storms affect cloud computing

A study has found that a large percentage of Americans are a little foggy on what cloud computing actually is.

By September 5, 2012

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Scientists hack ocean-buoy tech to aid Marines in Afghanistan

The Expeditionary Meteorology System gives Marines in Afghanistan accurate, real-time weather reports by way of a redesigned system originally used for ocean buoys.

By July 26, 2012

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How Navy supercomputers help sailors beat an ancient nemesis

At the Fleet Numerical Meteorology & Oceanography Center in Monterey, Calif., the U.S. Navy produces some of the world's best maritime weather forecasts. CNET Road Trip 2012 investigated.

By June 20, 2012

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Bizarre 'flipping' research ship turns 50

Launched in 1962, the Floating Instrument Platform (FLIP) can sink itself on purpose and withstand heavy seas in a vertical position.

By July 3, 2012

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App of the Day: Weatherzone Plus

Welcome to CNET Australia's App of the Day, where you can see some of the coolest, silliest and most useful apps in action.

By February 6, 2012

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EarthRisk crunches data to predict extreme weather

Building off years of atmospheric data, EarthRisk Technologies does long-range weather forecasts for extreme heat and cold events.

By July 19, 2011