Tag: radar

Last week I posted an aerial drone video of Chernobyl and something that caught my eye was this ginormous metal structure towering high above the area. I had no idea what it was, but a kind reader later informed me that it was the Duga-3 radar system (now out of commission). Would love to climb this […]


From their press release: A new high resolution weather model developed by NOAA’s Earth Systems Research Laboratory in Boulder, Colorado was made operational by the National Weather Service. The High Resolution Rapid Refresh (HRRR) model generates extremely detailed 3-kilometer resolution data for a multitude of 2-D and 3-D variables, each with 15 minute intervals. This […]


Asteroid 2007 TU24 On January 30, 2008, the photo above was featured on NASA’s Astronomy Picture of the Day website. That is simply the best photo I’ve ever seen come from NASA. ROFL! To be fair, the image is actually taken from radar, which probably explains the huge pixels. Anyway, it just makes me laugh […]