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6 December 2012
This image is possible thanks to the VIIRS sensor on the new Suomi satellite. The day night band imagery has already produced some spectacular nighttime shots of clouds and storm systems. You can read more about Suomi here. You can overlay these on Google Earth by getting this KML File. There is a 55 MB Quick Time movie of the Earth at night from NASA here.
25 September 2012
I first spotted this on Scientific American mags. web site. Why this important and how it is being used to make improved medicines is here.
13 September 2012
The World Meteorological Organization has thrown out the long-standing World temperature record, and now the number two reading at Death valley is on top. El Azzizia, Lybia was the record holder at 58 C (136 degrees F,) but as suspected by many meteorologists (including this one) the record was suspect. After some detailed research, the WMO has decided that this record is not likely accurate, and this leaves the 56.4C …
10 September 2008
About 5 years ago the TV station I work for decided to auction off some of it’s older vehicles. One car in particular had a very troubled past. A 1995 red Corsica. It seems that one time the steering wheel came off in a reporters hand while driving down the road. Then the transmission fell out of it as well. All those things were fixed and with 120,000 miles it …