Some cities are big enough to noticeably impact local weather patterns.
On this edition of A Moment Of Science, we check out some of the atmosphere's many layers.
The European Space Agency's Venus Express orbiter discovered evidence of volcanic eruptions that occurred as recently as several thousand years ago.
It seems like every year, hurricanes are getting bigger and more dangerous. Is there any way to make hurricanes less intense?
Scientists in England and the United States have made a breakthrough in understanding the relationship between clouds and climate.
Clouds can range in color from brilliant white to almost black. Why?
On a summer day, a thunderstorm can appear out of nowhere and disappear just as fast. What causes a storm to change so suddenly?
Why are raindrops different sizes when they fall from the sky?
Some clouds appear light and fluffy. Others dark and menacing. But are all clouds made of bacteria?
Why do airplanes sometimes leave long white contrails behind?