What is the process that causes both beer bubbles and cloud droplets to form?
What is ball lightning? Have you seen it? Is it a real phenomenon or something to file
away with the Tooth Fairy?
How can ozone be both good and bad for us at the same time? And for brownie points,
you can tell us how ozone is actually formed in the atmosphere.
Have you noticed that cats seem to lick behind their ears within 24 hours of
precipitation falling? And why do you think so—are their ears especially sensitive to
changes in atmospheric pressure? Or are cats just always cleaning themselves, and
the rain is only coincidental?
Have you ever seen a green sky? What is it? And in what kind of atmospheric
conditions do you usually see it?
What is a Green Flash, and what atmospheric conditions do you need to see
What strange and enlightening weather thing happened to Edwin Robinson back in
If you were able to place a thermometer in the middle of a chunk of ice, when the
temperature is, say, minus 50 degrees or so, what would it read inside the ice? And
What is the Beaufort Scale? Who came up with it? Why and when would it be
What is it, How does it work, who created it, and why all the fuss in changing
How do broadcast meteorologists change their weathermaps with just a click of the
Why does lightning cause your hair to stand on end?
Why do leaves show their undersides before a thunderstorm?
Brainstorm AM Radio
Why do AM frequencies carry farther than FM?
What is a Micropluviometer?
How many dimples are on a golf ball and do they really make a difference in how well
A Tricky Trio
Mamertius, Pancratius, and Servatus. Who are these three and what connection do
have with the weather?
When ski areas make snow, why do they spray it so high into the air? Here's a
not just for dispersal.
Walk or Run
Do you get less wet if you walk or run to get out of the rain?
This acronym is very important in its part of the world. In fact, it contributes to the
weather over a significant part of the planet. What does it stand for?