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Despite Inhospitable Temperatures, Mars Lacks Frigid Wind Chills
2014-06-13 13:14:52

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While the average planet-wide temperature on Mars is a frigid -81 degrees F and the lowest winter temperatures can get down to -184 degrees F, the Red Planet is much more hospitable than those temperatures would suggest due to a lack of wind chill, a new study has found. The wind chill temperature on Earth is always colder than the thermometer reading, but on Mars the temperature would feel as much as 200 degrees F hotter than the...

2012-12-21 05:04:28

New portable devices for measuring wind chill make it easy to monitor atmospheric conditions in any location. (PRWEB) December 20, 2012 The latest portable devices for measuring wind chill are now available at Kestrelmeters.com, the online retailer of the Kestrel brand handheld weather meters recently reported. The site recently updated its inventory with the latest portable devices for measuring wind chill, adding the latest models including the Kestrel 2500 Weather Meter, the Kestrel...


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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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