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national oceanic and atmospheric administration (noaa)

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Storm-tracking NOAA satellite system gets a technology boost

The Joint Polar Satellite System is getting $185 million worth of updates and upgrades that will support the system's complete technological refresh.

By February 28, 2014

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Sonar finds intact 'ghost ship' off the Hawaiian coast

A research team surveying the sea floor off the coast of O'ahu has found an intact ship sitting upright under 2,000 feet of water.

By December 8, 2014

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Our holiday lights are so bright, NASA can see them from space

All those strings of lights you're decorating your house with are contributing to a brightening effect in cities around the world, and a satellite can see the difference.

By December 17, 2014

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State Dept. email offline after suspected hack attack

Repairs and security upgrades are being made during planned outage after "activity of concern" was detected, officials tell the Associated Press.

By November 16, 2014

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Drone captures stunning footage of killer whales

For the first time, researchers have used a video camera mounted on a hexacopter to monitor the behaviour of killer whales in the wild.

By October 20, 2014

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Underwater Internet may be coming to an ocean near you

Researchers are developing a "deep-sea computing network" that could bring Wi-Fi access underwater to better detect tsunamis, collect data, and monitor offshore activity.

By October 15, 2013

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Track Hurricane Arthur in real time with an interactive map

Mapping software company Esri designed a live map, filled with data from NOAA and social media, which shows the hurricane's projected path and more.

By July 3, 2014

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Data jockeys tackle the chaos of severe weather

At the national Storm Prediction Center, meteorologists work non-stop to forecast the tornadoes and severe thunderstorms that plague the U.S. CNET Road Trip stopped by to visit.

By July 18, 2014

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UPS delivers government drone to unsuspecting man

For reasons that seem a touch murky, a man receives what appears to be a PUMA Unmanned Aircraft System sent by a government entity. Why him?

By May 6, 2014

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What the tornado-spewing storm looked like from space

NASA shares a video of animated images taken by satellite of the destructive storm that spawned a series of deadly tornadoes.

By April 29, 2014