Solar storm warning system will help protect astronauts

With a solar storm washing over the Earth this weekend, it's welcome timing for a new solar radiation warning system that gives more warning than ever before.

Tsunami warning system completed

Six years after the Boxing Day tsunami in the Indian Ocean, the  German-Indonesian Tsunami Early Warning System (GITEWS) is finally up and running.

NASA prototype successfully predicts tsunami

In the wake of February's earthquake in Chile, a NASA-led team successfully tested elements of a prototype tsunami prediction system.