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Posts tagged New York

May 22, 2014

 

Manhattan looks a lot different than it did a couple of centuries ago -- it's weather does too.

Urban Weather Systems

Some cities are big enough to noticeably impact local weather patterns.

December 16, 2013

 

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What’s With All These Crows?

Some come in flocks. Some come in droves. And some come in murders.

September 10, 2013

 

Research has shown that traveling from west to east is harder on your body than east to west due to circadian rhythms

Tips For Predicting Baseball Scores

Scientists analyzed three years of major league baseball games to see if they could find a link between jet lag, and home field advantage.

July 12, 2010

 

Computers Cracking The Case Of The Exploding Manhole

A scientist leads the investigation of the mysterious flying manhole covers that plague the streets of New York.

August 8, 2007

 

The Healthy Green Hue of Liberty

Why is the Statue of Liberty green? Learn more on this Moment of Science.

June 11, 2007

 

Why Windy Cities Don’t Fall Down

Wind grows stronger the higher you go, so how do skyscrapers stand up to the challenge?

September 27, 2003

 

Tips for Predicting Baseball Scores

They discovered that baseball teams playing at home won over half the time. However, if the visiting team had just traveled eastward, say, from L.A. to New York, the home team scored more runs.

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