Predicting flooding is notoriously difficult, but predictions are improving. Timely video in light of James Hansen’s prediction this week of catastrophic flooding in New York and other coastal cities before the end of this century.
Mosquitoes use a triple threat of visual, olfactory, and thermal cues to home in on their human targets, a new Caltech study suggests.
And plate tectonics may be essential for life. A new theory of Earth’s composition suggests another factor to consider in the search for habitable exoplanets.
New report – released by American Meteorological Society – based on contributions from 413 scientists from 58 countries around the world.
Earth’s thick continental crust – the land under our feet – may have risen from the oceans half a billion years earlier than scientists previously thought.
We’ve all seen virga, but maybe not known what it’s called. Virga is rain that evaporates before it hits the ground. Enjoy these photos!
A new study suggests that mammal ‘experimentation’ with different body-plans and tooth types peaked in the mid-Jurassic period, 200-145 million years ago
A study says that the Santa Ana winds have an accomplice when it comes to California wildfires – extremely dry air pulled down from the stratosphere.
Any drop in solar activity will be dwarfed by the impact of increased carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, says Jim Wild of Lancaster University.