When Tornadoes Strike at Night
Injuries and fatalities tend to be higher if people are asleep.
Extreme Cold and Public Opinion on Climate Change
To some, the idea that the Earth is warming seems incompatible with how they experience cold weather events.
The Science of Hail
How does this mysterious precipitation form?
Why Tornadoes Are So Difficult to Predict
Scientists and weather forecasters have been trying to understand tornadoes for over 100 years, but the average advanced warning is still only 14 minutes.
Does the Internet Help or Harm Our Ability to Weather Natural Disasters?
Does our technology help us deal with disaster? Or does it put us at risk by creating the illusion that we are immune from disaster?
The Secrets of Jupiter’s Incredible Great Red Spot
Astronomers have worked out that Jupiter's Great Red Spot is a massive storm system, but what keeps a storm going for hundreds of years?