Monthly Archives: June 2013

Faith and science: Sunday, July 7th.

My church… Downtown Baptist, at 212 South Washington Street, Alexandria VA… has an absolutely terrific pastor, the kind of guy you’d follow to distant corners of the earth[1]. Each Sunday his sermons both challenge and encourage. But he can occasionally show … Continue reading

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A(nother) NOAA astronaut

George Leopold contributed this post: Among the eight members of NASA’s 2013 Astronaut Candidate Class announced this week is Christina M. Hammock, currently station chief at NOAA’s American Samoa Observatory. This year’s astronaut class (four women, four men) is dominated … Continue reading

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SPREAD(’s) the word.

Russ Schumacher is an assistant professor in the Department of Atmospheric Science at Colorado State University where he teaches and does research in mesoscale meteorology. His academic focus is on extreme precipitation events and flooding. But his interest in such … Continue reading

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Something new under the sun? Warn-to-forecast.

As a line of thunderstorms approaches the DC region, the headlines and graphics on the Washington Post website focus on the oncoming weather, and report that the Office of Personnel Management has allowed federal employees in the area to take … Continue reading

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