Thursday, January 10, 2019 - 3:46pm

The sophomoric government shutdown offers the American public an illusion. Sadly, many people are tweeting or uttering statements like "there is no impact of the shutdown" or "so what?" This is because many federal workers are working without pay so that you don't notice anything.

Thursday, January 10, 2019 - 3:31pm

The National Hockey League team in Tampa Bay is called the Lightning for good reason. Central Florida has long been the lightning capital of the United States, and 2018 was no different (sort of).

Thursday, January 10, 2019 - 2:41pm

This week a government shutdown continues to hamper lives of civil servants and the American public. According to Time magazine, the cost of the shutdown is likely to exceed the $5 billion been sought for a border wall.

Thursday, January 10, 2019 - 2:25pm

This past July, the U.S. Department of Energy announced $10 million in funding for 13 projects aimed at further enhancing one of the world’s most sophisticated computer models for understanding weather and climate patterns.

Wednesday, January 2, 2019 - 10:18am

I am an "old school" college football fan so often complain about the sheer number of Bowl games these days. There is virtually one named after all of my snacks or home services. However, the system "is what it is" as they say so I deal with it and watch them.

Wednesday, January 2, 2019 - 10:12am

There are some things that just scream "Holidays" - Lines to see Santa at the mall, Menorahs, and family gatherings. In many households, food is a big part of those gatherings. One of the most popular side dishes at many dinners, including my house, is collard greens.

Wednesday, January 2, 2019 - 9:59am

On Wednesday December 18th, an EF-2 rated tornado struck in Port Orchard, Washington near Seattle. The National Weather Service-Seattle tweeted that it was the strongest tornado to hit Washington state since 1986.

Tuesday, December 18, 2018 - 11:02am

Marshall Shepherd, a University of Georgia faculty presenter from TEDxUGA 2018: Connect, was the featured talk on TED.com. In his talk, “3 kinds of bias that shape your worldview,” Shepherd explains how confirmation bi

Monday, December 17, 2018 - 2:55pm

It this Tweet over the weekend by the National Weather Service-Bay Area did not get your attention then I am not sure what will:

Friday, December 14, 2018 - 10:27am

Ok, I am going to go ahead and admit something. I was a research meteorologist for 12 years at NASA Goddard Space Center and served as Deputy Project Scientist for the Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) Mission. I currently chair NASA's Earth Science Advisory Committee.