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Fiona hits Atlantic Canada: Climate change means the region will see...

Ryan P. Mulligan, Queen's University, Ontario Atlantic Canada has been left reeling from the impacts of one of the...

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...

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...

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