What is the cause of strong winds?

What is the cause of strong winds?

What is the cause of strong winds? Photo: wwwuppertal The wind is simply air in motion, flowing from high atmospheric pressures to low

Sun pillar

Sun pillar

Sun pillar Sun pillar at sunrise by CaptPiper The other morning, I saw a column of light above the rising sun — what was that? A

What are the northern lights?

What are the northern lights?

What are the northern lights? Aurora Borealis over Iceland, by Moyan Brenn The northern lights, also called aurora borealis, are an

Is global warming real?

Is global warming real?

Is global warming real? Image: NASA Over the past two decades, the global average surface temperature has increased noticeably. This

How accurate are weather forecasts?

How accurate are weather forecasts?

How accurate are weather forecasts? Image: NOAA In general, weather forecasts are getting better, due to improvements in computer

What is space weather?

What is space weather?

What is space weather? Space weather describes the conditions in space that affect Earth and its technological systems. Space weather

What is the dewpoint temperature?

What is the dewpoint temperature?

What is the dewpoint temperature? Dew on evergreens, by Michael Theberge at NOAA Think of a morning when you walked on a grass lawn or

How does weather radar work?

How does weather radar work?

A radar unit consists of a transmitter and a receiver. The transmitter emits pulses of microwaves, a type of radio waves, outward in a More »