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How the Earth’s tilt creates short, cold January days

Deanna Hence, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Above the equator, winter officially begins in December. But in many areas,...

What’s the record for how long it’s ever rained without stopping?

Lynn McMurdie, University of Washington and Joe Boomgard-Zagrodnik, Washington State University Curious Kids is a series for children of all ages. If you have...

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,...

What is chaos? A complex systems scientist explains

Mitchell Newberry, University of Michigan Chaos evokes images of the dinosaurs running wild in Jurassic Park, or my friend’s...

Wildfire burn scars can intensify and even create thunderstorms that lead...

William R. Cotton, Colorado State University Wildfires burn millions of acres of land every year, leaving changed landscapes that...

Lighter pavement really does cool cities when it’s done right

Hessam AzariJafari, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Randolph E. Kirchain, Massachusetts Institute of Technology When heat waves hit, people...

Knowing how heat and humidity affect your body can help you...

JohnEric W. Smith, Mississippi State University Less than a month into North America’s official summer, heat waves are blistering...

Lighter pavement really does cool cities when it’s done right

Hessam AzariJafari, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Randolph E. Kirchain, Massachusetts Institute of Technology When heat waves hit, people...

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