Fri, 02/15/2019 - 10:53am

10-week paid research opportunities with the NASA DEVELOP National Program, open to current students and recent college graduates as well as transitioning career professionals. Please pass this information, along with the attached flyer, to your students and those whom may be interested.

NASA DEVELOP projects focus on helping local and international communities address their environmental concerns while utilizing…

Thu, 02/07/2019 - 11:04am

Hurricanes, earthquakes, wildfires, floods, volcanic eruptions and tornadoes are constant threats to society. While they have always happened, humans are now on the scene. Human lives and property are constantly threatened. Such risks are further amplified along coastlines, fault lines, volcanic regions, or flood zones. 

Wed, 02/06/2019 - 11:59am

This morning I woke up with something on my mind so I often write in the quiet hours before the family awakens. Recently, a television meteorologist named Jeremy Kappell lost his job for allegedly uttering a racial slur. Was this a slip of the tongue or a deliberate racial prank involving one of the nation's most important and historic figures, Dr. Martin Luther King?

Wed, 02/06/2019 - 11:51am

I am sure the headline caused a few "eye rolls," but I encourage you to keep reading with objectivity not bias. The strangest things inspire me to write about weather, climate and other science topics in this space. 

Mon, 01/28/2019 - 1:58pm

I am sure the headline caused a few "eye rolls," but I encourage you to keep reading with objectivity not bias. The strangest things inspire me to write about weather, climate and other science topics in this space. This article was inspired by something that billionaire Marc Cuban wrote in a blog called, "Why I Don't Wear A Suit and Can't Figure Out Why Anyone Does!"

Fri, 01/25/2019 - 12:09pm

Summer 2019 – Deadline February 1st, 2019
Astronomy – Atmospheric Science – Planetary Science – Engineering – Computer Science

Fri, 01/25/2019 - 11:52am

After devoting countless hours toward her thesis project, masters student Emily Pauline was prepared to graduate at the May 10 commencement ceremony.

But the likelihood of this happening is “shrinking by the day,” she said. Due to the longest government shutdown in history, reaching day 33 as of press time, graduating this semester may not be an option for Pauline as she may have to extend her research to the summer.

Thu, 01/10/2019 - 4:33pm

Renewable energy has become a viable part of the energy portfolio of many modern delivery services. Options for renewable energy now include solar, hydroelectric, geothermal, wind, biomass, and geothermal. The concept of solar energy is familiar to many people in the public, yet many people still cannot afford to or have the capacity to install solar energy capturing technologies on their homes. 

Thu, 01/10/2019 - 3:46pm

The sophomoric government shutdown offers the American public an illusion. Sadly, many people are tweeting or uttering statements like "there is no impact of the shutdown" or "so what?" This is because many federal workers are working without pay so that you don't notice anything. They are still helping land planes, provide weather forecasts, service certain payouts, monitor the oceans for tsunamis, or protect the homeland.