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“How A Woman You Never Heard Of Helped Enable Modern Weather Prediction”

Earlier in January I was fortunate to see “Hidden Figures”, a movie about brilliant African-American women mathematicians who helped NASA successfully launch astronauts into space.  If you haven’t seen it yet, you should, and take your kids with you.  This week Dr. Marshall Shepherd discusses some of the hidden women…
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CoCoRaHS: California rain shows “There’s No Such Thing as a Free Lunch”

The CoCoRaHS blog this week has a good description of how recent rains in California have affected the drought there.  While northern California is now drought-free, southern California is still in drought, with a few areas even still in exceptional drought.  You can read the blog at
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