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A powerful solar storm is headed toward us, bringing hazards and rare light shows - Fast Company

Tue, 2017-09-05 22:46

Fast Company

A powerful solar storm is headed toward us, bringing hazards and rare light shows
Fast Company
A warning from NOAA's spaceweather.gov. Image: NOAA. The sun's magnetic activity operates on a roughly 11-year cycle, and activity of this intensity takes place for about 100 total days of that cycle. But we're currently experiencing the downside of a ...
A ghostly aurora may be visible to the northern US states on Wednesday nightMarkets Insider
Geomagnetic Storm Unlikely to Disrupt US Electricity GridBloomberg
How to See the Aurora Created Wednesday Night by a Solar StormInverse

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Heads up! Chance to see northern lights on Wednesday night - CBC.ca

Tue, 2017-09-05 22:40

CBC.ca

Heads up! Chance to see northern lights on Wednesday night
CBC.ca
If the skies are clear on Wednesday night, look up — you may get a chance to see the northern lights. The U.S. Space Weather Prediction Center has issued a strong geomagnetic storm watch for late Sept. 6 and 7, which means there's a good chance to see ...
Northern Lights could be visible Wednesday night in parts of MichiganWDIV Detroit

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Space Weather May Have Caused Mass Whale Deaths - The Onion (satire)

Tue, 2017-09-05 22:31

Space Weather May Have Caused Mass Whale Deaths
The Onion (satire)
Space Weather May Have Caused Mass Whale Deaths. A rash of sperm whale deaths in 2016 may have been caused by solar storms interfering with the animals' navigation systems, leading them to beach themselves accidentally. What do you think?

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Northern Lights could be visible Wednesday night in parts of Michigan - WDIV Detroit

Tue, 2017-09-05 21:44

WDIV Detroit

Northern Lights could be visible Wednesday night in parts of Michigan
WDIV Detroit
The sun has become very active lately, and a large sunspot facing the Earth has sent an accelerated stream of charged particles toward Earth. As we've learned in the past, North Lights are very fickle, and are tough to forecast. However, The Space ...
A ghostly aurora may be visible to the northern US states on Wednesday nightBusiness Insider

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Get ready for a cool rest of the week - WDIV Detroit

Tue, 2017-09-05 20:54

Get ready for a cool rest of the week
WDIV Detroit
However, The Space Weather Prediction Center (see their experimental forecast product below) is suggesting that the Aurora Borealis will push south Wednesday night, and northern Michigan may get a chance to see them. As for us here in Detroit, chances ...

As Irma approaches, weather so-so for SpaceX Falcon 9 launch with X-37B mini-shuttle - Florida Today

Tue, 2017-09-05 19:40

Florida Today

As Irma approaches, weather so-so for SpaceX Falcon 9 launch with X-37B mini-shuttle
Florida Today
Weather conditions are expected to be increasingly unfavorable for this week's launch of a secretive mini-shuttle on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Kennedy Space Center as Hurricane Irma bears down on Florida. Thursday's attempt to launch the space ...

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NASA's Van Allen probes survive extreme radiation five years on - Phys.Org

Mon, 2017-09-04 13:37

Phys.Org

NASA's Van Allen probes survive extreme radiation five years on
Phys.Org
This information helps scientists understand and predict space weather, which, in addition to creating shimmering auroras, can disrupt power grids and GPS communications. "During its first five years, the Van Allen Probes have made enormously ...

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Saturn V and the storm: Houston's NASA landmarks weather Hurricane Harvey - collectSPACE.com

Mon, 2017-09-04 07:47

collectSPACE.com

Saturn V and the storm: Houston's NASA landmarks weather Hurricane Harvey
collectSPACE.com
During the height of the tropical storm, an online weather cam showed that the center's towering outdoor display of NASA's original Shuttle Carrier Aircraft, a modified Boeing 747 jumbo jet, and a walkthrough replica of a space shuttle orbiter, stood ...
A look back at Cassini's incredible mission to Saturn before its final plunge into the planetPhys.Org

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Astronomers pick up radio signals from space - WSB Radio

Sat, 2017-09-02 11:06

WSB Radio

Astronomers pick up radio signals from space
WSB Radio
26 discovery also comes from the only source whose location has been positively confirmed in space, WJZ reported. The dwarf galaxy signal that was found in is much smaller than the Milky Galaxy, with about half the number of stars in it. “The possible ...

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Space superwoman returning to Earth with records galore - WSB Radio

Fri, 2017-09-01 20:21

WSB Radio

Space superwoman returning to Earth with records galore
WSB Radio
NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson will check out of the International Space Station on Saturday and head home after 9 ½ months. Counting all her flights, she will have logged 665 days in space by the time she lands in Kazakhstan with another U.S. astronaut ...

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Designed for iPhone 8, Weather Atlas is a great replacement for your stock weather app - TechCrunch

Fri, 2017-09-01 17:34

TechCrunch

Designed for iPhone 8, Weather Atlas is a great replacement for your stock weather app
TechCrunch
According to Weather Atlas creator, David Barnard, the app includes bottom-focused navigation modeled after Apple's Maps app, as well as a stacked maps and forecast that will take advantage of the extra space provided by the iPhone 8's extra vertical ...

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Powerful Hurricane Irma could be next weather disaster - CNN

Fri, 2017-09-01 00:06

CNN

Powerful Hurricane Irma could be next weather disaster
CNN
(CNN) While much of the United States' focus is still on Texas and the destruction left behind by Hurricane Harvey and its historic rainfall, powerful Hurricane Irma is rapidly intensifying in the open Atlantic and poses a major threat to the Caribbean ...
Hurricane IrmaNBC Connecticut

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Leasing space for Three Grant Pre-Kindergarten Classes - WAFF

Thu, 2017-08-31 12:00

Leasing space for Three Grant Pre-Kindergarten Classes
WAFF
Leasing space for Three Grant Pre-Kindergarten Classes. Thursday, August 31st ... AL (WAFF) -. The County School Board approved an agreement to lease space for the DAR pre-K program. ... The Board will pay $600 per month for the space. The money for ...

How Space City Weather's Forecasts Became A Beacon In The Storm For Houston - Bustle

Wed, 2017-08-30 16:07

Bustle

How Space City Weather's Forecasts Became A Beacon In The Storm For Houston
Bustle
Some clicked on the National Weather Service, or major commercial weather sites; but many others checked out Space City Weather, a Houston-area weather blog that received more than a million page views on Sunday alone. The site, which is run by two ...

Space for State Auditor - Your News Now

Wed, 2017-08-30 03:16

Space for State Auditor
Your News Now
Zack Space traveled to Plumbers and Pipefitters in Lima to formally announce that he will be seeking election in 2018 as Ohio's State Auditor. The 56-year-old lawyer and consultant has worked for the law firm Vorys, Sater, Seymour, and Pease for the ...

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Marshall Space Flight Center unveils largest SLS hardware - WAFF

Wed, 2017-08-30 00:13

Marshall Space Flight Center unveils largest SLS hardware
WAFF
It's the biggest piece of flying hardware we have ever built, and we build a lot of hardware for space, but this will go on the rocket. We don't get a lot of opportunities to build a new rocket, so it's really important for us to be a part of this new ...

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Harvey marks the most extreme rain event in US history - Washington Post

Tue, 2017-08-29 18:25

WJLA

Harvey marks the most extreme rain event in US history
Washington Post
“The 3-to-4 day rainfall totals of greater than 40 inches (possible 50 inches in locations surrounding Santa Fe and Dickinson) are simply mind-blowing that has lead to the largest flood in Houston-Galveston history,” the National Weather Service office ...
Did Climate Change Intensify Hurricane Harvey?The Atlantic
Hurricane Harvey satellite photos show a devastating storm making landfallGlobalnews.ca
From the oceans to space: amazing people & technology that tracked HarveyWJLA
KGO-TV -WIRED
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Tropical Storm Harvey looks so menacing from space - AOL

Tue, 2017-08-29 16:39

AOL

Tropical Storm Harvey looks so menacing from space
AOL
As seen from the International Space Station from another angle, Harvey is still extensive and on the move. NASA astronaut Randy Bresnik posted photos from the space station Monday that gave a view of the storm, high above the flooded streets of the ...
Worst may be yet to come from Harvey, officials fear – live updatesCBS News
Did Climate Change Intensify Hurricane Harvey?The Atlantic
Hurricane Harvey satellite photos show a devastating storm making landfallGlobalnews.ca
Washington Post -CNN
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Tropical Storm Harvey looks so menacing from space - AOL

Tue, 2017-08-29 14:58

AOL

Tropical Storm Harvey looks so menacing from space
AOL
As seen from the International Space Station from another angle, Harvey is still extensive and on the move. NASA astronaut Randy Bresnik posted photos from the space station Monday that gave a view of the storm, high above the flooded streets of the ...
Hurricane Harvey Closes NASA Center in HoustonScientific American
Flooding from Harvey Closes NASA Center in Houston, but Space Station Operations ContinueSpace.com
Space station video of Harvey can't be processed due to stormCBS News
Spaceflight Now -Popular Mechanics -Economic Times
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