EarthSky 22: Will global warming cause more rain?

A leading NASA scientist explains global warming’s possible effect on rainfall. Plus underground orchids … and the science behind the FBI investigation of the 2001 anthrax mailings.

Host: Jorge Salazar
Lead Producer Mike Brennan

Anthrax spores. Image Credit: CDC

Producers: Deborah Byrd, Beth Lebwohl, Ryan Britton, Emily Howard

This week’s musical contributors:
The Black and White Years
One Hundred Flowers
My Education

Frank Wentz on using the NASA Aqua Satellite to measure water vapor in the atmosphere

Beth Lebwohl reports on the secret underground orchids of Australia

Chemical engineer Alice Gast, President of LeHigh University, discusses the science behind the FBI’s investigation of the 2001 Anthrax mailings

EarthSky 22