Tag Archives: Meteorology

1960: The Evolution of Weather Satellites – From TIROS-1 to GOES

Weather satellites, beginning with TIROS-1 and evolving to the GOES series, transformed global weather forecasting, providing a continuous and comprehensive view of weather patterns

1947: Weather Radar – A Revolution in Storm Monitoring and Forecasting

The advent of weather radar profoundly improved the ability to forecast and monitor severe weather, marking a significant advancement in meteorology

1946: The Science of Cloud Seeding – From Theory to Practice

Cloud seeding, developed by Vincent Schaefer and Bernard Vonnegut, transformed the theoretical idea of weather control into a practical technique, now used globally

1925: Tri-State Tornado – America’s Deadliest Twister

The Tri-State Tornado of 1925, a catastrophic F5 tornado, was the deadliest in US history and sparked advancements in tornado monitoring