Tag Space Science and Engineering Center

GOES-16 offers Earth’s first light in true color

January 24, 2017

After spending months in space, quietly orbiting the Earth, the next-generation geosynchronous satellite has broken its silence and sent back its first images, with help from UW–Madison.

More frequent hurricanes not necessarily stronger on Atlantic coast

January 4, 2017

Active Atlantic hurricane periods, like the one we are in now, are not necessarily a harbinger of more, rapidly intensifying hurricanes along the U.S. coast, according to new research performed at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.

New UW–Madison project funded by NOAA could improve weather forecasting

November 16, 2016

Weather balloons better watch their backs. A new weather forecasting tool could soon find itself part of the day-to-day operations of the National Weather Service, and UW–Madison researchers are testing it.