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The shocking science about static electricity during winter

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The other day I was shopping at the grocery store. When I reached for a bag of potatoes, I felt a burst of static electricity....
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How to adapt to colder extremes

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I moved to Wisconsin after living in the state of Louisiana for 15 years. While there, I met my wife and had kids all in that same warm...
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How NASA’s Cold Atom Lab is defying gravity

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One lab at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Southern California is literally trying to defy gravity. The Cold Atom Lab (CAL) at JPL allows scientists...
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Adventuring on one of Alaska’s glaciers

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Matanuska Glacier is one of Alaska’s most accessible glaciers. What You Need To Know Matanuska Glacier is the largest glacier in the U.S. that people...
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What happens when adverse weather cancels an event?

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Many event organizers and business owners use weather insurance to protect their event or business. What You Need To Know Organizers can purchase weather insurance...
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NASA needs your help identifying electric ‘sprites’

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It’s one of the least understood phenomena in earth’s atmosphere, and now NASA is asking for your help to better understand it. They’re called ‘sprites’...
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Looking back at Superstorm Sandy

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Bright and beautiful conditions are in the forecast for much of the Northeast on Saturday, but that wasn’t the case 10 years ago when one...
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Chemists create weatherproof batteries

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A team of chemists and engineers at the University of California San Diego developed a new type of electrolyte chemistry for lithium batteries that could...
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Cold front drops temperatures across the country

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A cold front that swept across the country is bringing a big taste of fall. What You Need To Know A cold front dropped temperatures...
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Celebrating Mario Molina, a pioneer of climate research

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As we celebrate National Hispanic Heritage month, it’s hard to imagine where climate research would be right now without the contributions of Mexican chemist Mario...