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Google Maps Dives Underwater with `Street View'

Google has taken its ‘street view’ maps to a whole new level—namely, the ocean's depths. Already, scientists have collected 400,000 panoramic photos of coral reefs and other marine marvels off the coast of Australia and in the Caribbean, some of which viewers can access on Google Maps.

August 13, 2014 — Annie Sneed

Hurricane Season: How Do Storms Form? [video]

The Atlantic Hurricane season officially begins Sunday, June 1, and runs through November 30. Last week various agencies released their predictions for how many hurricanes might develop and how many might be big ones.

May 31, 2014 — Mark Fischetti

The Most Breathtaking Video of the Weather You’ll Watch This Week

Last Monday, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) released a video of the past 10 years of weather in the Americas. The Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite GOES-12, which had monitored the weather in North and South America since April 2003, was retired on August 16.

August 25, 2013 — Evelyn Lamb
Hurricane Humberto Ties Atlantic Record

Hurricane Humberto Ties Atlantic Record

Since 1941 we have never gone later than Sept. 11 without a hurricane forming in the Atlantic Ocean. So when the National Hurricane Center upgraded Tropical Storm Humberto to a hurricane early Wednesday morning, Humberto tied the Sept.

September 11, 2013 — Mark Fischetti