Depending on the temperature and humidity of the air where the snowflakes form, the resulting ice crystals will grow into a myriad of different shapes.
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Cloud streets are long rows of cumulus clouds that are oriented parallel to the direction of the wind. Check out these cool images!
NOAA’s 2014 Arctic Report Card shows that amplified warming in the Arctic is leading to changes across the land and sea.
Thousands of new species are discovered each year. This year’s notable finds include an Antarctic sea anemone and a leaf-tailed gecko.
Scientists say California’s drought is being driven by low (but not unprecedented) precipitation and record high temperatures.
Many believe Earth’s changing distance from the sun causes the change in the seasons. But that is not the case.
Audubon Society’s Christmas Bird Count starts December 14 and runs through January 5. It’s free and anyone can participate, but you have to sign up in advance. Here’s how.
Despite warm waters in the equatorial Pacific Ocean, the latest update from NOAA explains why El Nino has still not fully developed.
Every so often, the International Space Station (ISS) becomes visible in your night sky. Here’s how you can spot it.
Densovirus is the likely culprit behind sea-star wasting disease, which has killed millions of sea stars along North America’s west coast.