weather

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…

2 months 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…

3 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…

3 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…

5 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…

5 years ago

What is Tornado Alley?

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

5 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…

6 years ago

Danny – First Atlantic Hurricane of 2015 as Seen from Space Station by Scott Kelly

Hurricane Danny, the first Atlantic Ocean hurricane of the 2015 season has been caught on camera by NASA astronaut Scott…

6 years ago

What Causes Lightning?

Thunder and lightning. When it comes to the forces of nature, few other things have inspired as much fear, reverence,…

6 years ago

NASA and NOAA Satellites Image Crippling Blizzard of 2015 Pounding New England

NEW JERSEY - Record breaking snow from the ‘Blizzard of 2015’ hit vast regions of the US Northeast today, Jan.…

7 years ago