October 27, 2021

Colorado State University researchers predicting above-average 2021 Atlantic hurricane season

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By CSU University Communications Staff e Colorado State University hurricane researchers are predicting an above-average Atlantic hurricane season in 2021, citing the likely absence of El Niño as a primary factor. Tropical Atlantic sea surface temperatures are near their long-term averages, while subtropical Atlantic sea surface temperatures are much warmer than their long-term average values. […]

Vibrating slab of Antarctic ice sounds like a horror movie

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BY MARK KAUFMAN From Mashable In the faraway realms at the bottom of the Earth, Antarctic scientists have unexpectedly recorded bizarre drone-like sounds.After burying 34 seismic monitors in the snow atop the Ross Ice Shelf in 2014 — which is a massive Texas-sized slab of ice that floats over the Southern Ocean — the instruments […]

Another brutal Hurricane Season in store for the Caribbean, U.S. and Canada this 2018

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By Eul Basa From NARCITY Brace yourselves. After a devastating 2017 hurricane season which featured three of the costliest tropical systems in history, meteorologists predict that 2018 will be just as nightmarish. Researchers at the Colorado State University have released their preliminary seasonal forecast, as this year’s hurricane season is just two months away. Typically, hurricane seasons […]

Farewell to Don; Watching for Hilary

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By Bob Henson From Weather Underground Low-energy Tropical Storm Don collapsed near the Windward Islands on Tuesday after barely 24 hours as a weak tropical storm. The NOAA/NWS National Hurricane Center reclassified Don as an open wave at 11 pm EDT Tuesday after Air Force Hurricane Hunters were unable to find westerly winds at the […]

2017 Atlantic Hurricane Season Forecast calls for less activity than 2016

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By Jon Erdman From Weather Underground The 2017 Atlantic hurricane season forecast released Thursday from Colorado State University calls for the number of named storms and hurricanes to be slightly below historical averages. A total of 11 named storms, four hurricanes and two major hurricanes are expected this season, according to the forecast prepared by […]

A paralyzed teen will kick the first World Cup ball thanks to a robotic exoskeleton

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By John Biggs From techcrunch The 2014 World Cup begins next month in Brazil and will feature something truly amazing: the plan is for a paralyzed, non-ambulatory Brazilian teenager to stand up and kick the first ball of the first game using a motorized exoskeleton and special 3D-printed helmet. Created by an international team of […]