weather

Weather in the Solar System Can Teach Us About Weather on Exoplanets

The way astronomers study planets in our own solar system is surprisingly similar to the way they study exoplanets, despite…

7 months ago

It's Time For Your Annual Weather Update for the Outer Solar System

A couple times a year, the Hubble Space Telescope turns its powerful gaze on the giant planets in the outer…

1 year ago

As Hurricane Ian Bears Down on Florida, NASA Decides to Roll Artemis 1 Back to the Assembly Building

As a result of the latest weather predictions regarding Hurricane Ian, NASA managers met on the morning of September 26…

2 years ago

Accurately Forecasting the Weather on Mars and Titan

Even meteorologists who forecast the weather on Earth admit that they can’t always accurately predict the weather at a specific…

3 years ago

Astronomy Cast Ep. 516: Polar Vortices

It's cold right now. Okay, fine, here on Vancouver Island, it's actually pretty warm. But for the rest of Canada…

5 years ago

Noctilucent Clouds Perform Delicate Dance for NASA’s Balloon-Cam

Noctilucent clouds 50 miles above the Earth in the mesosphere. A NASA mission spent five days above the Arctic photographing…

6 years ago

Why Does it Rain?

Rain is part of Earth's all-important hydrological cycle, where water evaporates from the Earth's surface, condenses, and falls from the…

8 years ago

What is the Wettest Place on Earth?

Several different locations around the world have been called the "wettest place on Earth" at one time or another. Here…

8 years ago

What is Tornado Alley?

Reaching across the Great Plains - from Texas to the Canadian Prairies - is the infamous "Tornado Alley", where tornado…

8 years ago

Monster Blizzard of 2016 Strikes US East Coast, Tracked by NASA and NOAA Satellites

NEW JERSEY- The monstrous ‘Blizzard of 2016’ predicted by weather forecasters for days has struck a wide swath of the…

8 years ago