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Extreme Weather is Linked to Global Warming, a New Study Suggests

by Shannon Hall August 26, 2014

Want to stay on top of all the space news? Follow @universetoday on Twitter Extreme weather is becoming much more common. Heat waves and heavy rains are escalating, food crops are being damaged, human beings are being displaced due to flooding and animals are migrating toward the poles or going extinct. Although it has been […]

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Watch Out Japan! Super Typhoon Neoguri is ENORMOUS – As Seen from ISS

by Ken Kremer July 8, 2014

“Supertyphoon Neoguri is ENORMOUS” says Alexander Gerst, ESA’s German astronaut currently serving aboard the International Space Station (ISS) as he observes the monster storm swirling below on our Home Planet. “Watch Out Japan!” added Gerst while he and his crewmates working aboard the ISS send back breathtaking imagery of the gigantic super typhoon heading towards […]

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Mountains Soar Above the Appalachians in this Dramatic NASA Photo

by Jason Major June 19, 2014

Except these are mountains made of water, not rock! Taken from an altitude of 65,000 feet, the image above shows enormous storm cells swirling high over the mountains of western North Carolina on May 23, 2014. It was captured from one of NASA’s high-altitide ER-2 aircraft during a field research flight as part of the Integrated Precipitation and […]

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Deadly Monster Winter Storm Batters US Eastern Seaboard – More Snow and Ice on the Way!

by Ken Kremer February 13, 2014

A deadly monster storm is battering virtually the entire US Eastern seaboard today, Thursday, Feb. 13, as it moves from the Southeast to the Northeast and into the New England states, wreaking havoc and causing miserable weather conditions for over 100 million Americas. This afternoon, NASA and NOAA published a new image taken by a […]

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Satellite Image of the “Polar Vortex” Over the US

by Nancy Atkinson January 6, 2014

If you live in the north and eastern part of the US, you’re probably experiencing some frigid weather. You’re probably also hearing people talk about something called a “polar vortex.” Just what is a polar vortex and why is it making the temperatures so cold? Remove this ad Nancy Atkinson on Google+

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