Tag Archives: NASA

2015 likely to be the warmest on record

This year’s global average surface temperature is likely to be the warmest on record according to data from the Met Office, and is expected to continue the trend showing 15 of the top 16 warmest years have happened since 2001. … Continue reading

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Intense storm threatens Sydney

Parts of New South Wales in southeast Australia have had severe flooding and wind damage over the past few days due to an intense low pressure system. Parts of the region have already seen more than 300mm (around a foot) … Continue reading

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NASA Space Apps Challenge – Global winners announced

The NASA Space Apps Challenge winners have been announced and the T-10 challenge from the Met Office event in London has won the Most Inspiring Award. The idea of T-10 was to create an app that could be used in … Continue reading

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Update: Met Office keeping a close eye on space weather

Updated on 20th May 2013 The recent activity on the Sun has now decreased back to levels we would normally expect at this point in time, close to a maximum of the 11-year solar cycle. This follows a period where … Continue reading

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Met Office keeping a close eye on space weather

The Met Office will be keeping a close eye on the Sun over the coming days after a recent surge in its activity. It’s fairly common for eruptions from the Sun (often called “space weather”) to occur, and these are … Continue reading

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NASA International Space Apps Challenge London

The Met Office hosted the NASA led International Space Apps Challenge at the Google Campus in London on the weekend of the 20 – 21 April. Chris Gerty, from the Open Innovation Programme at NASA was at the London event … Continue reading

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2nd International Space Apps Challenge at Exeter

Over the weekend, the Met Office hosted the NASA led International Space Apps Challenge. Months of planning and challenge selection culminated in a global event with over 480 organisations and more than 9,000 people taking part in 83 cities.The Met … Continue reading

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Countdown to NASA Space Apps Challenge

This weekend will see the Met Office again linking up with sites across the world for the NASA International Space Apps Challenge. This year, the Met Office is the European lead event for the Space Apps Challenge, with other events … Continue reading

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Met Office European lead for NASA International Space Apps Challenge

Next month, the Met Office will be the European lead event for the second International Space Apps Challenge. In collaboration with governments and organisations around the world, the International Space Apps Challenge on the 20th and 21st April will bring … Continue reading

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NASA Space Apps Challenge weekend

Nick Skytland, Programme Manager for NASA Open Government Initiative, has opened the European lead event at the Met Office.   An initiative of the Open Government Partnership, the International Space Apps Challenge will showcase the impact that people working together … Continue reading

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