How Seattle is building weather-predicting tech to spot heat waves

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Seattle weather was in the sunny 70s in mid-July when weather forecasters saw the heat wave that has driven 90-degree highs last week was on its way. That’s a change from decades past, when heat could hit or miss by surprise. Advances in technology and technique have turned weather into a … Read more

Two Seattle startups racing to transform next-gen space travel

Credit: CC0 Public Domain The phrase “nuclear energy” conjures images of large steaming towers or Tony Stark’s arc reactor from the iconic “Iron Man” movies. But two Seattle-based startups are designing nuclear technologies small enough to pick up and carry that, thanks in part to buy-in from the Defense Department, they hope will fuel a … Read more