Latest Atmospheric physics Stories
Previous research has found that the electrical bolts are caused by cosmic radiation and a new study has found that streams of high-energy particles from the Sun accelerated by the solar wind also play a role.
When talking about lightning, appearances of different lightning which occur along with thunderstorms will emerge in the minds of the people and these lightning occur in the troposphere.
The last space shuttle flight took place on July 8, 2011, sending Atlantis into space for its thirty-third, and final mission, releasing 350 tons of water vapor exhaust.
Clouds play a major role in the climate-change equation, but they are the least-understood variable in the sky, observes a Texas A&M University geoscientist, who says mid-level clouds are especially understudied.
NASA's Aeronomy of Ice in the Mesosphere (AIM) satellite has captured five complete polar seasons of noctilucent (NLC) or "night-shining" clouds with an unprecedented horizontal resolution of 3 miles by 3 miles.
Clemson University space physicists have traveled around the world to launch rockets to test atmospheric conditions.
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