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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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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Here is the science behind unseasonal rains and hailstorms that flattened crops in India
Global warming, weak western disturbances and strong subtropical jet stream are to be blamed, say experts
Tornado outbreak expected in Deep South Friday
A tornado outbreak is possible in the Deep South on March 24, 2023. Residents should be alert for changing conditions and have a plan in advance of the storms.
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UN conference hears litany of water disasters linked to climate crisis
Water is at the heart of the climate crisis, with an increasingly dire carousel of droughts, floods and sea level rise felt “making our planet uninhabitable”, the secretary general of the United Nations, António Guterres, has warned. On the second…
Weather-watching on Jupiter and Uranus with Hubble
The Hubble Space Telescope keeps an eye on the planets in space, watching the weather and seasons change on planets such as Jupiter and Uranus.
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Does a green sky predict a tornado is coming?
If you see a foreboding, green sky, it’s best to take cover. A tornado might not be approaching, but green skies can be a sign of hail and other bad weather.
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World still has a chance, with drastic action, to avoid worst effects of climate change – Chicago Sun-Times
It’s human nature to underplay critical and complex problems such as climate change. Perhaps recent temperature charges, droughts and storm strength are part of an ordinary long-term weather cycle. Maybe we just need to plant more trees. Maybe new technology…
UN climate change report: Catastrophic warming will claim lives without action – The Washington Post
The world is likely to pass a dangerous temperature threshold within the next 10 years, pushing the planet past the point of catastrophic warming — unless nations drastically transform their economies and immediately transition away from fossil fuels, according to…
Earth to Hit Critical Global Warming Threshold by Early 2030s – The New York Times
A new report says it is still possible to hold global warming to relatively safe levels, but doing so will require global cooperation, billions of dollars and big changes. Earth is likely to cross a critical threshold for global warming…