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NASA Embarks on Tracking Hurricanes with Remote-Controlled ‘Global Hawk’

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Remote-controlled aircraft mimicking an unmanned drone will be sent this weekend to space by NASA in a first of its kind to intensely track and provide forecast of the movements and consolidation of hurricanes on the seas, in an ambitious project named Global Hawk. To be airborne until September, the global Hawk aircraft will fly essentially on the Atlantic Ocean ...

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Storms leave 35 dead in US, thousands without power

As severe storms swept across South and Central America, at least 35 people were left dead and tens of thousands remained without power even as forecasters downgraded the threat to the eastern half of US. Some storm risks remain, including the possibility of large hail, damaging winds and flash flooding in portions of the South and East Coast, National Weather ...

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Cyber Terrorism, Asteroids, and Solar Flares – It’s time to gear up for any eventuality

In August, a massive solar flare interfered with satellite and radio communications around the globe. Less than three months later, an asteroid the size of an aircraft carrier whizzed by Earth close enough to remind us of how the dinosaurs met their end. Then in mid-November, it appears that the nation experienced its first cyber attack on a public utility ...

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