A storm is basically a natural disaster which is caused by any change in the atmosphere, whether it is a change in pressure, temperature or the water level. It usually involves heavy rains strong winds which can cause a lot of destruction. Storms...
Global Warming is a topic of serious discussion and concern today. However, depending on who you are listening to will give you a very different side to the story. Which is fact and which is fiction?
Some argue that greenhouse warming is thermodynamically impossible. But observations and experiments going back as much as 350 years tell a different story. Among the first to study radiation in the atmosphere was an unassuming Scots-English doctor, William Charles Wells, of Charleston, South...
The red morning Sun is a great spectacle to watch. The sunlight that makes this possible is not scattered in the atmosphere, therefore, it is able to reach the eyes of an observer and offer a spectacular red dawn.
Learn about the different types of snowflakes and how snowflakes form.
Moonbows are natural atmospheric phenomena that occur by the interaction between sunlight reflected off the surface of the moon and water droplets suspended in the atmosphere
The mesosphere is one of the layers of the atmosphere that´s situated at about 50-85 km (32-53 miles). This layer of the atmosphere contains one of the coldest regions in the atmosphere;therefore is the colder region in the atmosphere and the coldest place on earth
What are Sundogs and mock suns? Why do they happen and how have they impacted history?
Noctilucent Clouds are the highest clouds in the Earth´s atmosphere. They are composed of tiny ice crystals, and they can be observed just a little before sunrise or after sunset. They were first observed in 1885, and have remained since, raising some questions about their origin.
The troposphere is the layer that lies above the surface of the earth and it contains most of the gases that compose the earth´s atmosphere. It´s also where photosynthesis and respiration occurs