28th January - Today's News: Snowstorm Hammers New England, Spares New York

As the historic New York snowstorm turns out to be not nearly as bad as some predicted, a very good piece on why we need to stop treating weather scientists like oracles.   But whilst New Yorkers question city's storm response, in New England there are homes shrouded in ice as floods and three feet of snow pummel northeast

Meanwhile, in Britain, snow returns to the Highlands and we wait with interest to see if anything falls in Evesham tomorrow morning ....



Kepler telescope identifies ancient solar system - where life could have evolved long before the Earth even formed.  Life, however, does not mean technologically advanced life, for which we as yet have no evidence to suppose exists, except, arguably, on Earth.

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  1. These are related:
    http://www.slate.com/blogs/bad_astronomy/2015/01/18/bansi_tropical_cyclone_seen_from_space.html
    http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/IOTD/view.php?id=85162&eocn=home&eoci=iotd_previous

    http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/IOTD/view.php?id=85166&eocn=home&eoci=iotd_title

    Cheers,
    Adam

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