Last week, much of the Midwest and eastern US experienced hazy skies and red sunsets. The cause was smoke transported from the Western US by the jet stream and spread as far as Boston and even Europe.
Sept. 22, 2020 • ~4 min
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Giant balloons that beam the internet from the stratosphere reveal a new insight into gravity waves. The research could improve weather forecasts.
Sept. 3, 2020 • ~8 min
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"Fire not being influenced by moisture anymore? That is surprising. It's going to be a problem for people, for firefighters, for society."
March 11, 2019 • ~6 min
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