climate

Weather Pattern Predictions

Deep in space, eight satellites orbit the Earth as part of NASA’s cyclone global navigation system. NASA hopes the data from these satellites will help predict weather patterns and potentially save lives.

The Data behind our changing climate

In this segment, we visit the University of the Incarnate Word in Alamo Heights, Texas, where assistant professor of Meteorology, Gerald Mulvey, introduces us to a variety of instruments used to survey the climate’s past and present.

Climate history on Mars

Is there life on Mars? To find the answer, scientists are studying the planet’s climate history. According to new findings using data from NASA’s Mars reconnaissance orbiter, lakes and snowmelt- fed streams on Mars formed much later than previously thought possible. Sharon Wilson Purdy, geologist at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum tells us […]

SciTech Now Episode 306

In this episode of SciTech Now, healthcare technology in the military has meant fewer deaths; Deborah Estrin teaches us what we can learn about our health through small data; the future of autonomous vehicle technology; and how the logs from a stranded whaling has proven quite valuable to climate scientists today.