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Why the summer solstice is not the hottest time of the year

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With many cities seeing record high temperatures recently, the term “summer heat!” is on the rise. However, astronomical summer, better known as the summer solstice,...
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How far away stars and planets are across the universe

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With our universe so vast, it’s hard to think about the distance from one object to the next. The closest celestial thing is our own...
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Greenhouse gas now at highest level in over 4 million years

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Carbon dioxide (CO2) is one of the key drivers of rising temperatures on our planet and a new report shows the Earth’s CO2 levels are...
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See the Strawberry Moon and a planetary lineup this week

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This month’s full moon, the Strawberry Moon, happens Tuesday morning. You may not see it at its true fullest, though, depending on where you live....
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A study to learn more about tornadoes

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As long as meteorologists have tracked tornadoes, scientists and researchers have looked for ways to better forecast these destructive forces of nature. Right now, a...
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Tornado scientists need your help

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Do you have a tornado tale to share? You could help researchers. Here’s how. What You Need To Know There were over 1,300 tornadoes in...
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NHC director urges people to be ready for hurricane season

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With hurricane season underway, the National Hurricane Center is reinforcing its message for people and families to stay vigilant and prepared for whatever occurs now...
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Over nine years since last EF-5 tornado in the United States

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Joplin, Mo.; Moore, Okla.; Greensburg, Kan.; these areas are synonymous with EF-5 tornadoes that decimated the cities and killed several of its residents. An EF-5...
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Finding his way among the stars

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We are celebrating Asian American and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander (AANHPI) Heritage Month with a look at innovative Native Hawaiian master navigator, Nainoa Thompson. Thompson is...
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NHC issues first tropical outlook

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The National Hurricane Center released its first tropical outlook of the 2022 Atlantic Hurricane Season. NHC is tracking a disorganized cluster of showers and thunderstorms...