meteorology

Explaining Hole-Punch Clouds

Explaining Hole-Punch Clouds

Researchers at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) in Boulder, Colorado have discovered how airplanes create hole-punch clouds when flying under specific atmospheric conditions and how their creation can temporarily change local weather conditions. These clouds – so called ...

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Predicting Space Storms

Predicting Space Storms

Researchers at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Canada have successfully predicted the epicenter of impact of an earthbound space storm. Generated when electrically-charged solar wind interacts with the Earth’s magnetic field, these storms can dump up to 50 gigawatts ...

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