Ron Doel

Weather balloons and UFOs: FSU professor offers historical perspective on aerial surveillance

The recent incursion of a Chinese spy balloon and other flying objects into American airspace evoked memories of aerial reconnaissance missions from the Cold War era.  After a U.S. Air Force fighter downed the balloon, officials sent its antenna array to a Federal Bureau of Investigation lab.  Florida State University Professor Ron Doel is available […]

FSU expert available for context on early climate change research

Earth Day marks a time to consider the environmental challenges facing humanity, including our changing climate. Through the efforts of scientists around the planet, the understanding of those changes is constantly being refined. A wealth of our knowledge about how the climate works is due to the interest of the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD), […]