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Daehyun Kim

December 13, 2021

Artificial intelligence can create better lightning forecasts

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New research shows that machine learning — computer algorithms that improve themselves without direct programming by humans — can be used to improve forecasts for lightning, one of the most destructive forces of nature.

January 26, 2016

Mathematical model explains huge recurring rainstorms in the tropical Indian and Pacific oceans

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A new model explains the fundamental features of the Madden-Julian Oscillation, which some scientists predict will be the “next El Nino.”