Originally published on Wed August 8, 2012 11:14 am
The all-red map tells the story.
According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration:
Ever wondered what would happen when smoke created by a wildfire meets a storm system?
Starting next week, scientists from Boulder’s National Center for Atmospheric Research will send airplanes packed with equipment into storms over northeastern Colorado.
Originally published on Fri May 4, 2012 5:52 pm
It won't trigger any catastrophes, according to scientists, but the Moon will orbit to its closest proximity to the Earth on Saturday night. It's called a "super moon": when a full moon reaches perigee near our planet.
Originally published on Fri March 30, 2012 12:14 pm
Public health officials have their hands full keeping your clam chowder and raw oysters safe. That's due, in part, to red tides.
Red tides happen nearly every year as coastal waters warm, killing fish and poisoning shellfish along U.S. coasts. They're not actually tides; they're huge blooms of naturally occurring toxic algae.