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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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Deadline for NOAA’s 2023 Urban Heat Island program nears

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If it felt hotter for you this summer than normal, you’re not wrong. The period of June to Aug. 2022 was the second-hottest meteorological summer...
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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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A short history of daylight saving time

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Twice a year, most of the U.S. adjusts to time moving forward in the spring and back again in the fall. But where did the...
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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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6 times tropical cyclones devastated the U.S. in November

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We have finally made it to the last month of the Atlantic hurricane season. Even though activity decreases during November, we have still seen some...
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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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Afraid of the weather? These are common weather phobias

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A lot of us hate different types of weather. Someone from the south may hate the cold, while someone from up north might hate the...
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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’...