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What is a heat dome? An atmospheric scientist explains the weather...

William Gallus, Iowa State University A heat dome occurs when a persistent region of high pressure traps heat over...

Hurricane-force wind gusts in Colorado, dust storms in Kansas, tornadoes in...

William Gallus, Iowa State University Extremely powerful winds swept across a large part of the U.S. on Dec. 15,...

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...

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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Did Beethoven have an irregular heartbeat? Diagnosing the composer through his...

By Zachary Goldberger, University of Washington Many scientists have speculated that Beethoven had an arrhythmia (an abnormal heart rhythm), and some of his music is...