2020 World Magnetic Model Released

18/12/2019 - The latest version of the World Magnetic Model (WMM), one of the key tools developed to model the change in Earth's magnetic field, has been released. Developed by NCEI and the British Geological Survey, with support from the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES), the WMM is a… SEE MORE

What Are Your Chances For A White Christmas?

13/12/2019 - For those of you dreaming of a white Christmas, you can find places that have the best chance of being a winter wonderland according to weather history. The “Historical Probability of a White Christmas” map shows the climatological probability of at least 1 inch of snow being on the ground on December… SEE MORE
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36 Year Old Message in a Bottle Found in Cape Cod

11/12/2019 - By Nick Sambides Jr, BDN Staff. If you’re still out there, Jenny Brown, someone beachcombing at the tip of Cape Cod has found the message that you placed in a bottle more than 36 years ago. Joshua Mendes was beachcombing in Provincetown, Massachusetts, two days before Thanksgiving this year when… SEE MORE

New Submarine to be Named the USS Massachusetts

6/12/2019 - By Peter Jasinski. For the first time in over 50 years, the name Massachusetts will be given to an active Navy vessel. The most recent iteration of the USS Massachusetts, the South Dakota-class battleship docked at Fall River’s Battleship Cove, has represented the Bay State on the high seas since… SEE MORE