Sunday, May 27, 2012

A-Musing: The Unfairness Of Being Fair

A-Musing: The Unfairness Of Being Fair: courtesy : Google images I t’s a crime, not to be fair-skinned in our country. I mean God must have been vacationing in Goa for you...

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

NASA Sees Eastern Pacific's Second Tropical Storm During Formation

On May 21, NASA satellites were monitoring Tropical Depression 02E in the eastern Pacific Ocean, and 24 hours later it strengthened into the second tropical storm of the season. Tropical Storm Bud was captured by NOAA's GOES-13 satellite on May 22, and appears to be well-formed.
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Friday, May 4, 2012

Thunderstorms and the Upper Atmosphere

 Thunderstorms result from the rapid upward movement of warm, moist air. They can occur inside warm, moist air masses and at fronts. As the warm, moist air moves upward, it cools, condenses, and forms cumulonimbus clouds that can reach heights of over 20 kilometers. 
Scientists at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) and other organizations are targeting thunderstorms in Alabama, Colorado, and Oklahoma this spring to discover what happens when clouds suck air up from Earth’s surface many miles into the atmosphere.....
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