Hurricane

hurricane florence

The Weather Channel Is Using Unreal Engine to Show How Dangerous Hurricane Florence Is

The technology that powers blockbuster video games is visualizing the destruction caused by powerful storms.
Matthew Gault
9.14.18
Ophelia

Even Meteorologists Think Hurricane Ophelia Is Really Weird

Some Sunday forecasts for ex-hurricane Ophelia, which is now striking Ireland, didn't show its full path.
Caroline Haskins
10.16.17
hurricane maria

How to Remake Puerto Rico's Grid to Survive the Next Storm

Eighty percent of the island doesn't have power—but there's a way to make sure this doesn't happen again.
Ankita Rao
10.16.17
disaster response

The Military Is Finally Mobilizing Tactical Hospitals for Puerto Rico

But for all its sophistication, the military's emergency medical system in hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico is meant to be temporary.
David Axe
10.3.17
gone phishin

New Bitcoin Scam Targets Hurricane Irma Anxiety

This sucks.
Jordan Pearson
9.13.17
hurricane irma

Floridians Are Coping With Irma Using Memes and Fake Facebook Events

The authors of the pages say they’re just trying to make the best of a bad situation.
Steven Wright
9.8.17
nasa

NASA Just Deployed a Fleet of Satellites From a Rocket Strapped to a Plane

CYGNSS will probe the depths of hurricanes with unprecedented accuracy.
Becky Ferreira
12.15.16
nasa

The International Space Station Filmed Three Hurricanes in One Day

The oddly ethereal view of hurricanes from space.
Becky Ferreira
8.31.16
Hurricane

This Week in Storms: Typhoon Kila, Sudanese Dust, Hurricane Fred

Every day NASA satellites offer intense perspectives of global storms.
Michael Byrne
9.6.15
Motherboard Blog

This Is What the Worst of Sandy's Damage Looks Like in NYC, and How You Can Help

On the night Sandy hit New York City, intrepid and often wacky filmmaker Casey Neistat went out on bikes with a friend and made an incredible video portrait of lower Manhattan like I’ve never seen it before.
ALEX PASTERNACK
11.4.12
Motherboard Blog

ConEd Worker Whose Home Was Hit By Sandy: "We're In Deep Shit"

The company has now said that power to the island should be restored by Saturday, though some parts of the city would have to wait until mid-November.
ALEX PASTERNACK
11.2.12
Motherboard Blog

In the Future, Giant Inflatable Balls Will Save the Subway from Floods and Terrorists

A bunch of news outlets are running stories on a gigantic inflatable subway being built by the Department of Homeland Security to keep terrorists out of our transit tunnels.
Brian Merchant
11.2.12