NASA successfully launches SMAP satellite

Posted in Science on 1st Feb, 2015
by Alex Muller

The maps generated will grant us an improved ability to forecast droughts, floods, and even aid agricultural workers in crop planning and rotation.

Early Flood Prediction Gets a Boost from Space

Posted in Featured, Science on 8th Jul, 2014
by Alex Muller

Researchers have figured out a new way to predict which rivers are most at risk of dangerous flooding.

Climate simulation links winter floods to global warming

Posted in Science on 3rd May, 2014
by Alex Muller

When January rainfall was double the expected over wide areas, many people made cautious links between such extreme weather and global climate change.

Robot army 'to help alleviate future floods'

Posted in Hardware on 14th Feb, 2014
by Alex Muller

Working like termites, the robots can build castles, pyramids and towers similar to the insects' soil cathedrals.