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10 August 2016
The GOES 14 is sending back one minute imagery again. This satellite is a spare but is the only U.S. weather satellite that can send back images once a minute. GOES-R launching in November will be able to send back an image every 30 seconds, at higher resolution, with lightning data as well. This is a sneak peak at the future that will arrive soon!
You are a lousy critical thinker. So am I, but if you’ve read Daniel Khaneman’s book “Thinking Fast-Thinking Slow” you are better at it than those who haven’t! His book is not only a best seller, but a must read. How we make decisions is a fascinating subject, and while you may not take the time to read his book and get the details, you should watch his talk at Google …