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The gorgeously-situated weather radar that’s out of this world (VIDEO)

A new Swiss weather radar perched atop the snow-capped Alps looks like something out of Star Trek.

Slow clap: New iPhone6 has a barometer

The highly anticipated iPhone6 is scoring points with weather enthusiasts

Another milestone toward making cell phones the future of weather observations

Scientists have found that it is possible to monitor global rainfall using the telephone antenna network, which could prove be a game-changer for the future of global weather observations and forecasting.

Airborne phased array radar could spur a “quantum leap” in hurricane forecasts

New technology under development at the National Center for Atmospheric Research could be a game-changer for improving forecasts for hurricane intensity.

Drones could revolutionize weather forecasts, but must overcome safety concerns

Robotic vehicles unleashed into the atmosphere and oceans, commonly known as drones, may uncover meteorological secrets critical to improving forecasts.

  • Brendan Richardson
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  • Apr 25, 2014
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The drawbacks of the automated weather app and need for human touch

Just because your favorite weather app says it's so, doesn't make it right.

Weather control conspiracy theories: scientifically unjustifiable

Debunking the idea that governments are controlling our weather.

  • Dennis Mersereau
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  • Aug 16, 2013
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How smartphones may make weather forecasts more intelligent

Researchers believe smartphones can play an integral part in the collection of weather data - data that one day may improve forecasts.

  • Adam Rainear
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  • Aug 15, 2013
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NASA rocket launch scrubbed

The Antares rocket launch from NASA's Wallops Island flight facility was aborted due to premature separation of one of the umbilicals from the second stage of the rocket.

An app that predicts homeruns based on the weather

Utilizing sophisticated math and physics, meteorologists and software engineers have investigated the interplay between science and baseball. And the results of their efforts are now available in a free, real time baseball weather application called Home Run Weather.

  • Paul Dorian
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  • Apr 5, 2013
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