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Why does it take longer to fly from east to west...

Skip Bailey, University of Nebraska Omaha Curious Kids is a series for children of all ages. If you have a question you’d like an expert...

We caught bacteria from the most pristine air on earth to...

Kathryn Moore, Colorado State University; Jun Uetake, Colorado State University, and Thomas Hill, Colorado State University The Southern Ocean is a vast band of open...

Winter is coming: 5 essential reads about snow and ice

Jennifer Weeks, The Conversation As cold weather settles in across North America, some communities have already started up their snowplows, while others keep watchful eyes...

For a flooded Midwest, climate forecasts offer little comfort

Shuang-Ye Wu, University of Dayton Flooding in the Midwest, triggered by an intense “bomb cyclone,” has devastated parts of the region, which has been plagued...

Wildfire smoke is becoming a nationwide health threat

Richard E. Peltier, University of Massachusetts Amherst The impacts of recent forest fires in California reach well beyond the burned areas. Smoke from the Camp...

New findings on ocean warming: 5 questions answered

Scott Denning, Colorado State University Editor’s note: A new study by scientists in the United States, China, France and Germany estimates that the world’s oceans...

Is warming in the Arctic behind this year’s crazy winter weather?

Jennifer Francis, Rutgers University Damage from extreme weather events during 2017 racked up the biggest-ever bills for the U.S. Most of these events involved conditions...

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Passengers boarding airplanes: we’re doing it wrong

Jason Steffen, Northwestern University ‘Tis the season for airplane travel. We may be looking forward to getting where we’re going, but most aspects of the...