By: Cameron Scott
Snowflakes are amazing things. You can stare at these light, delicate crystals for hours, marvelling at their delicate beauty. No machine-produced snow even comes close. It's even more amazing that these delicate snowflakes come from the same source as every other type of precipitation, high...
By: Rianne Hill Soriano
Making your own fully functional weather satellite receiving station is as easy as creating an extensive high school science project. Its hardware and software requirements are relatively easy to acquire and the cost for the set-up is quite reasonable for an average person with keen...
By: Cameron Scott
Cold air is usually dry air. That's why really cold places don't get a lot of snow. However, a large lake or ocean can change all that. When cold Arctic air sweeps across open water, it picks up moisture. When that cold air sweeps across...
By: Cameron Scott
Lake effect snow happens when cold Arctic air sweeps across the Great Lakes while they are still unfrozen. Cold air is very dry air, which sucks up the moisture from the lakes like a sponge. Usually cold dry air doesn't bring snow, but when that...
The science and philosophy of global warming
By: Lane Weinberg
We all have heard of Global Warming, but few people truly understand the phenomenon and its danger to our mother, Earth. People often cite cold temperatures as evidence that the ‘warming’ is not taking place, but again this is a misconception. Before, I actually...
By: Ethan Fredrick Petry
The coldest places on Earth This article is about the coldest places on the planet called Earth. I am going to name the top five coldest places on Earth. At the end of the article there will be honorable mentioned for the coldest places...
By: Tina Brewster
There are five air masses that effect weather in the United States during a typical year. “Air masses are relatively large bodies of air that are fairly horizontally uniform in characteristics. They have relatively uniform temperature and moisture content; the region separating two different...
What is the difference between weather and climate?
By: Bill Georato
The Difference Between Weather and Climate When you wake up in the morning, perhaps one of the first things you do is to turn on the radio or TV and check the weather report. “It’s going to be cold and blustery today,&rdquo...
The coldest places on Earth
By: D. Victor
Winter is a time for the coldest temperatures to be registered in places within the temperate zones. However, some places on earth experience cold conditions far longer than others. Proximity to the Earth’s poles, altitude and climate contribute to some places being bitterly cold...
The coldest places on Earth
By: Bill Georato
The Coldest Places on Earth A funny thing happens in winter. It gets cold. No matter where you are on the planet, it is cold. But there is cold, and there is C-O-L-D. And folks, these places are serious, no kidding around cold. Here are...

 

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