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NOAA Hi-Def Radar

NOAA Hi-Def Radar is an excellent way to track storms, giving you a ton of useful information, but it's missing one important feature.

By May 24, 2013

4 stars Editors' rating May 24, 2013
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NOAA satellite spots three low-pressure 'dragons'

Even Mother Nature appears to get in on the "Game of Thrones" action by spreading three low-pressure systems across the US that look like dragons.

By April 1, 2014

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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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Your next sunscreen...courtesy of fish slime?

Researchers have figured out a way to harness the power of the oceans to create a sunscreen that could be more friendly to the reefs that grow there. And humans too.

By July 31, 2015

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Unique veins make car-tire-sized opah the world's first warm-blooded fish

The opah fish is able to keep its body warmer than its surroundings, which grants it some special powers over its cold-blooded compadres.

By May 15, 2015

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NASA says current lull in major US hurricanes only happens once every 177 years

We're having a "hurricane drought," with nearly a decade passing without a category three or higher storm making landfall. Will our luck hold?

By May 14, 2015

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Unbelievably rare (and kind of cute) 'pocket shark' discovered

A researcher from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration finds a most unusual shark in a most unusual place.

By April 24, 2015

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NOAA maps our lush, green Earth (pictures)

New imagery collected by the VIIRS sensor aboard the Suomi NPP satellite maps the subtle differences in Earth's greenness, from the lushest vegetation to vast, dry deserts.

12 Images By June 21, 2013

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Live-streaming from the bottom of the Caribbean Sea

Watch: Miles below the surface, a remote-controlled sub is sending live video of its mission, complete with jellyfish cameos.

By April 13, 2015

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SpaceX getting ready for weather satellite launch

In addition to launching a weather station into space, the private space-exploration company will once again attempt to land the launch rocket on a barge.

By February 9, 2015