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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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How hurricanes affect the deep ocean

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Hurricanes are one of the most powerful weather phenomena on the planet. Even in the middle of the ocean, they wreak havoc, churning out 60-foot...
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The worst June tropical systems in recorded history

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It’s the first official month of hurricane season. In June, most tropical systems only form into depressions or storms because we don’t have the right...
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Working from home might not benefit the planet like we think

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Many of us have switched to remote work over the past couple of years, meaning we’re driving less to and from an office. But has...
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The fascinating life of Mr. Tornado

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We’re celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month with a look at the fascinating life of Tetsuya Theodore Fujita, a major pioneer in the...
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The rise and fall of the land

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We’ve all heard of ocean tides, but have you ever heard of Earth tides? Yes, just like the ocean, the Earth’s crust also moves up...
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Eunice Foote: The climate science pioneer

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In the 1800s, it was hard for women to receive recognition for their work in any field, but one woman’s climate discoveries are finally being...
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How the gravity of the moon affects our tides

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If you soak in the sun from the same spot on the beach all day, you might notice the water retreating from you or inching...
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First woman to receive a Ph.D in meteorology

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As the first woman to receive a Ph.D in meteorology, Joanne Simpson is a top candidate to celebrate Women’s History Month. What You Need To...
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How El Niño flips our weather pattern hurricane tropics

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El Niño brings different impacts to every region across the U.S. Some areas see more wet weather during the winter while other areas stay warm...