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A pioneering study by the University of Sheffield has revealed the meteorological impact of the 2015 UK solar eclipse across three countries.
The analysis of high-frequency surface air temperature, mean sea-level pressure, wind speed and direction and cloud-cover data from the…
Jets and sprites are weird, fleeting events that occur above thunderstorms — and for a long time, scientists were convinced they did not exist. Once in a rare while, an eyewitness would report seeing branching structures, colored red or sometimes blue, above a thunderstorm, almost like backwards lightning. 460 more words
Aug. 15, 2016
NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Md.
Our planet is nestled in the center of two immense, concentric doughnuts of powerful radiation: the Van Allen radiation belts, which harbor swarms of charged particles that are trapped by Earth’s magnetic field. 1,306 more words