Various news outlets recently reported a fatal accident involving a motorcycle rider being struck by lightning. This is a tragic incident. It comes several days after I watched jaw-dropping video of lightning striking a tree at the Women's U.S. Open golf tournament. The amazing thing about the video, beyond the lightning itself, was the number of people still milling around outside.
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As a former NASA earth system scientist, I am quite familiar with the wonders of our planet and how satellite-based remote sensing can reveal them.
CNN meteorologist Brandon Miller, "Over 40% of Greenland experienced melting yesterday, with total ice loss estimated to be more than 2 gigatons (a gigaton is equal to 1 billion tons)."
Over 40% of Greenland experienced melting Thursday, with total ice loss estimated to be more than 2 gigatons (equal to 2 billion tons) on just that day alone.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced a national consortium of academic and nonprofit institutions.
By: Alan Flurry
With the 2019 hurricane season officially beginning June 1, there's another potential obstacle to predicting monster storms.
Parts of Colorado received almost 2 feet of snow at the beginning of summer.
June 21 was the official summer solstice, when the sun is the farthest north in the sky at noon on this date.
Hurricanes, earthquakes, wildfires, floods, volcanic eruptions and tornadoes are constant threats to society. While they have always happened, humans are now on the scene. Human lives and property are constantly threatened. Such risks are further amplified along coastlines, fault lines, volcanic regions, or flood zones.
This morning I woke up with something on my mind so I often write in the quiet hours before the family awakens. Recently, a television meteorologist named Jeremy Kappell lost his job for allegedly uttering a racial slur. Was this a slip of the tongue or a deliberate racial prank involving one of the nation's most important and historic figures, Dr. Martin Luther King?