By: Ian Loft
Lightning is a natural phenomenon that is as lethal as it is an incredibly beautiful display of nature at work. Dazzling in a brilliant show of light and random patterns yet deceptively dangerous as a source of power and raw energy, lightning is a continuing...
By: Wayne Ramsey
While global warming may be one of the biggest topics on the forefront of discussion right now, it is also one of the most difficult world problems to solve. There are so many different countries around the world that are creating massive amounts of pollution...
By: Red Dwyer
Lightning is a surge of electrical current from an object on the ground to a leader in the sky. Here is how it works:Thunderstorms form when two or more differently pressured weather fronts collide. High pressure fronts, which bring warmer, clearer weather, try to push...
By: Jennifer Goebel
My top ten list of things you probably didn't expect from global warming.The first six months of 2006 have been the warmest in the United States since 1895. You have probably heard news accounts of global warming causing intense storms, flooding, droughts, heat waves...
By: Minh Tran
In the past, man used myths to explain lightning as well as other natural phenomena. Lightning has been said to caused by Zeus, by Thor and other gods depending on the culture the myth comes from. In the present, science provides us more accurate and...
By: Nancy Atkinson
Ah, spring..daffodils and crocuses blooming, birds chirping and flitting, gnats buzzing round your ears and eyesSpring comes every year like clockwork. Why and how do the seasons change here on planet Earth and why is it spring in the Northern Hemisphere while our friends...
By: Anne StClair
I used to live in Darwin in the Northern Territory of Australia, and we certainly did not have anything resembling 'spring'. What we had was the 'wet' and the 'dry'. There was also the 'suicide season' between the dry and the wet, when the humidity...
By: Allen Teal
The convergence of three phenomena brings springtime to the large land masses in the temperate zones of the earth. These same conditions create the four season climate in these same areas.The tilt of the earth coupled with its annual circuit around our resident star...
By: Stephanie A. Smith
25 Easy Ways that Normal People Can Help Fight Global WarmingI hear all of the time about big business, rich people, scientists, and government going "green", but what about the rest of us, the average person living paycheck to paycheck who can't afford to...
By: Brittany Franks
If global warming continues, rising temperatures might cause ice-caps to melt in the Polar Regions and a change in weather patterns.Heat energy in the form of long and short wave solar radiation enters the earth's atmosphere. This electromagnetic radiation or light energy is reflected...

 

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