27 AUGUST 1886 – THE KRAKATOA ISLAND BLEW ITSELF APART

July 04, 2020

Simon Winchester: Krakatoa – The day the world exploded:
“It was early on and warm summer’s evening, as I stood ...

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NOAA TO USE SURFACE DRONES TO SURVEY OCEAN CONDITIONS IN THE ARCTIC

June 22, 2020

Three shiny, orange-red autonomous surface vessels set out on the water from Alameda, California, in May bound for the Bering...

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SCIENTISTS GIVE NEW THEORY FOR THE MYSTERIOUS TUNGUSKA EVENT IN 1908

May 24, 2020

The Tunguska event was a large explosion that occurred near the Podkamennaya Tunguska River in Yeniseysk Governorate (now Kra...

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NOAA AND PAUL G. ALLEN’S VULCAN TO EXPLORE AND UNDERSTAND THE DEEP OCEAN

April 25, 2020

Both NOAA and Vulcan share a mission to advance the public’s understanding of the value and importance of the global ocean....

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ABIOTIC OIL AND THE EUGENE ISLAND CONTROVERSY

April 19, 2020

In the West it is almost universally held that all oil and gas is derived from fossils. This is not the case elsewhere, parti...

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ANAK KRAKATAU TURBULENT CHILD OF THE CATACLYSMIC KRAKATAU

April 18, 2020

Anak Krakatau volcano in Lampung, on the southern tip of the island of Sumatra erupted on April 10, spewing out a 200-meter-h...

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60 YEARS AGO NASA LAUNCHED TIROS-1 WORLD’S FIRST WEATHER SATELLITE

April 18, 2020

Nearly 63 years ago, on October 4, 1957, the USSR launched Sputnik 1, the first artificial satellite to be successfully place...

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COLDER POLAR VORTEX CREATES RECORD-BREAKING ARCTIC OZONE HOLE

April 11, 2020

Scientists using data from the Copernicus Sentinel-5P satellite have noticed a strong reduction of ozone concentrations over ...

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AUSTRALIA WILDFIRES – WORST SEASON ON RECORDS

January 07, 2020

Fueled by a lengthy and intensifying drought, an early kickoff to fire season in the Australian states of Queensland and New ...

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