1. Weather Definitions

    Here is a good explanation of weather vs. climate. The two are often confused. https://www.accuweather.com/en/weather-news/weather-versus-climate-understanding-the-difference-of-the-two-terms/70003861…Read More

  2. Solar Flare Eruption

    Here is a great video of a solar flare erupting on the sun's surface. Plasma physics are quite complicated, but hold the promise of nearly unlimited energy through nuclear fusion. https://www.accuweather.com/en/videos/arch-of-plasma-shoots-from-the-sun/ppytv5zde6sorthg4k6mg7hiczadqxro…Read More

  3. The Sky for the Week of January 14, 2018

    The winter sky is great this week. The Dog Star Sirius rises shortly after sunset. It is the brightest star in the sky. Procyon rises before Sirius. Saturn and Mercury are close together in the predawn sky. http://www.skyandtelescope.com/observing/this-weeks-sky-at-a-glance-january-12-20/…Read More

  4. Snow in the Sahara

    The Sahara desert has had a freak snow storm. Some areas got up to 40cm of snow. The storm produced some eerily beautiful scenes. http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/africa/sahara-desert-snow-storm-climate-algeria-ain-sefra-africa-weather-latest-a8149226.html…Read More

  5. Noctilucent Clouds

    While clouds can ruin viewing the night sky, clouds are still an interesting phenomenon. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cloud. Also there are specialized noctilucent clouds. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Noctilucent_cloud…Read More

  6. Earth’s Atmosphere

    Here is a good explanation of the atmosphere of our Earth. Good atmospheric conditions are critical to star gazing. Also the atmosphere is a good example of physics and chemistry in the real world. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atmosphere_of_Earth…Read More

  7. The Sky for the Week of 1-7-2018

    Here is what is good in the sky this week. Orion is great this time of year in the evening sky. The Pleiades are also good. Winter is a great time to observe the sky. http://www.skyandtelescope.com/observing/this-weeks-sky-at-a-glance-january-5-13/…Read More

  8. New Year’s 2018 Supermoon

    Here are some great pictures of the super supermoon, which happened on New Year's Day. This moon is also known as a wolf moon. https://uk.news.yahoo.com/most-super-supermoons-wolf-moon-slideshow-wp-114521238.html…Read More

  9. Bombogenesis

    Here is a unique weather phenomenon. It is called a Bombogenesis. Huge storms can be created from these. https://www.accuweather.com/en/weather-news/what-is-bombogenesis/70003393…Read More

  10. Supermoon Video

    Here is a video of a supermoon over an volcano. https://www.accuweather.com/en/videos/supermoon-shines-over-volcano-spewing-lava/bqa3h0zde6aif6afayms-3g_42quziai…Read More