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How Fujiwhara Effect Will Toss Hurricane Sandy Into U.S.

How Fujiwhara Effect Will Toss Hurricane Sandy Into U.S.

  • Published: Oct 27th, 2012

One of the driving forces behind Hurricane Sandy pinwheeling toward the northwest is something called the "Fujiwhara effect".

How Hurricane Sandy Can Become a ‘Frankenstorm’

  • Published: Oct 26th, 2012

If Hurricane Sandy hits the East Coast, it won’t be right to call it a hurricane any more. Or even a tropical storm.

Hurricane Sandy Poses Growing Threat To East Coast

  • Published: Oct 24th, 2012

Computer models show that Hurricane Sandy may threaten the Northeast in the form of a powerful nor'easter.

Will Tropical Storm Sandy Threaten U.S. East Coast?

Will Tropical Storm Sandy Threaten U.S. East Coast?

  • Published: Oct 23rd, 2012

Tropical Storm Sandy could become a massive storm that pummels the East Coast, or it move harmlessly out to sea.

Scientists Eat Crow on Geoengineering Test. Me, Too

  • Published: Oct 23rd, 2012

A rogue individual conducting his or her own geoengineering experiment was thought unlikely. Until it happened recently.

Grim Storm Scenarios Loom for Mid-Atlantic, Northeast

  • Published: Oct 22nd, 2012

"Perfect storm" scenario may loom for the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast as tropical storm Sandy develops in the Caribbean.

Sea Level in the Year 3000: Why We Should Care

  • Published: Oct 2nd, 2012

A new study published Tuesday that talks about sea level rise in the year 3000 is important for a variety of reasons.

Image of the Day: Massive Storm Strikes Alaska (Again)

  • Published: Sep 27th, 2012

A massive storm is buffeting the Alaskan coast with strong winds & heavy rain, and has taken on a textbook appearance.