Scott Sincoff

A New Telescope for the Final Frontier

NASA Unveils New Technology for Space Exploration

FARGO, N.D. — From the satellite to the space shuttle, exploration in the world above has often been of key interest to scientists and a new tool is helping us discover even more. The Hubble Space Telescope helped scientists detect components of the early universe but now, the James Webb Space Telescope is taking over. The scientific successor to the…

Weather for the Birds!

Meteorologist Scott Sincoff gets a little help during his last weather forecast from his avian intern,  Bella the Umbrella Cockatoo…and it turns into a very funny situation. Take a look: Bella is available for adoption at the Center for Avian Adoption, Rescue, and Education (C.A.A.R.E.) in West Fargo.

NASA Updates for the White Stuff

New Weather Technology Helps People See Snow From Space

Snow is something all of us in the Upper Midwest are used to in the winter. But how are researchers using it to help figure out our country’s water supply? “NASA’s Earth Observing Fleet has been at this for a long time,” explains NASA Scientist Dalia Kirschbaum. New ways to measure the winter white stuff are coming, thanks to scientists…

FAUX-CAST

How to Spot the Fake Forecast

It’s not easy to decipher our local weather into 140 characters. But how can we make sure that the information we get is as accurate as possible? Mobile apps and Social media have become an increasingly popular way to get weather information. Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram give us pictures, facts and hearsay from friends and family. But is it the…

The History of Groundhog Day

Groundhog Day is the mid-point between the start of Winter and Spring

Groundhog Day is a day where the Weather Authority can get a day off…kind of. But what does this quasi–holiday or weatherman’s worst nightmare actually mean? Most people think of February 2nd as the day Punxsutawney Phil peeks his head out of a hole in rural Pennsylvania, but what is it really? “Groundhog Day is a cross–quarter day because it…