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March 6, 2018

 

Weather reports in the United States rarely distinguish between the ground and air temperatures.

What The Weather Report Doesn’t Tell You

There can be big variations in the temperature based on height and distance from the ground.

August 1, 2012

 

The difference between day and night...

Why Are Nights More Calm Compared To The Day?

More often than not, the wind dies down at night after a blustery day. Where does the wind go? Why are nights generally more calm than days?

January 10, 2012

 

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Hot Air: The Physics Of Rising Air

Learn more about the physics of hot air and why mountain tops are so cold.

May 15, 2009

 

Humidity and the earth lets us know when rain is coming.

When It Smells Like Rain

It smells like rain, but how? Find out in today's A Moment of Science.

December 2, 2004

 

Methuselah Insect

What insect has the longest life span of them all? Find out on this Moment of Science.

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