Friday, December 14, 2018 - 10:05am

The NASA photo below of “Earth-rise” viewed from the surface of the moon is perfect context for my next two statements: 1. Earth is not flat and 2. NASA has placed astronauts on the surface of the moon. These statements are no different than stating that a lemon is yellow or water is a liquid.…

Monday, December 10, 2018 - 3:45pm

The Atlantic hurricane season of 2017 gave us names that we will remember for a long time. Storms like Harvey, Irma, and Maria were a part of the most expensive hurricane season in U.S. history. Damage estimates easily exceed $200 billion.

Monday, December 10, 2018 - 2:47pm

Tis the season...not for the various holidays people celebrate. It is the season for snow forecasts. I live in Georgia, and this weekend the "ominous" word snow was in the forecast.

Friday, December 7, 2018 - 12:58pm

As I write this, the southeast United States is bracing for a winter storm, at least by our standards. You know what that means. Many people have rushed out to buy bread, milk and eggs.

Friday, December 7, 2018 - 12:51pm

Human activity can modify weather and climate in many different ways. Cities tend to be warmer than rural areas because of the urban heat island associated wi

Friday, December 7, 2018 - 12:28pm

Just two years since an eclectic group met established the Small Satellite Research Laboratory at the University of Georgia, the SSRL will finally launch its first satellite into space after applying and getting accepted for missions from NASA and the U.S. Air force.

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 - 9:21am

Human activity can modify weather and climate in many different ways. Cities tend to be warmer than rural areas because of the urban heat island associated with buildings, paved surfaces and lack of trees.

Tuesday, December 4, 2018 - 2:48pm

Mornings like this provide a perfect opportunity to write about the topic that I love. The house is quiet, and the family is still sleeping.

Tuesday, December 4, 2018 - 2:42pm

I awaken to the news that the 41st President of the United States passed. President George H. W. Bush was a Republican, a conservative, and even had ties to the fossil fuel industry.

Tuesday, December 4, 2018 - 2:34pm

The 2018 season will certainly be remembered for Hurricane Florence and Hurricane Michael, but the season gave us 15 named storms. Of those, eight were hurricanes, and two of those reached "major" status (category 3 to 5).