Hereâs why rainbows have a curved or arcing shape
Rainbows have a curved shape because they’re made from light reflected after hitting spherical raindrops. Learn more about rainbows here.
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Planet-observing is fun and easy: Top tips here
Get our top tips for planet-observing, from the innermost and elusive Mercury out to faint blue Neptune and everything in between.
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Fact check: Antarctic ice sheet mass study shows global warming – USA TODAY
The claim: NASA Antarctic ice sheet study shows global warming is a ‘con’ A Jan. 31 Facebook post features a link to a 2015 NASA press release announcing research that concluded the Antarctic ice sheet gained ice between 1992 and 2008. …
Aurora photos from Thursdayâs geomagnetic storm
A geomagnetic storm produced aurora visible from even southern states on March 23, 2023. See some of our best aurora photos here.
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The moon occults Venus on March 24: See our photo gallery
Part of the world was treated to the sight of the moon occulting Venus on March 24, 2023. See beautiful photos as the moon occults Venus here.
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The Big and Little Dipper: How to find them
How to find the Big and Little Dipper in the nighttime sky. From the Northern Hemisphere the Big Dipper is high in the sky on spring evenings.
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8 Dolphins Killed In One Day May Be Linked To Offshore Wind
Eight dolphins were killed along the coast of Sea Isle City, New Jersey, Tuesday, the latest marine mammal strandings potentially linked to offshore wind projects, according to a Marine Mammal Stranding Center statement. The dolphins were found on the beach…
Climate change: Can we really take CO2 back out the air? – BBC
Tackling climate change could require sucking carbon back out of the atmosphere, according to the IPCC. Jocelyn Timperley looks at how these ‘negative emissions’ might work. Humanity is on thin ice. Only rapid reductions in fossil fuel use, increased efficiency…
The Never-Ending Schemes Of The Climate Change Grifters
Grifters have long fascinated us. Operating outside accepted moral standards, they excel at persuading their “marks” to hand valuables over willingly. If they ever represented a “distinctly American ethos,” they’ve been supplanted by con artists seeking bank accounts for funds…
Greta Thunberg, climate activists get court nod to sue Swedish state – Reuters
STOCKHOLM, March 21 (Reuters) – A Swedish court gave Greta Thunberg and hundreds of other climate activists the go-ahead on Tuesday to proceed with a class action lawsuit against the Swedish state for “insufficient climate policy”. Thunberg, and 600 other…