weather

meteor,Meteorology,weather,science,earth
By Unknown
  • -
  • Vote
  • -
Masked in the chaos, however, was an enormous plume of dust that the Russian meteor left behind in Earth's atmosphere. This cloud, which had hundreds of tons of material in it, was still lingering three months after the Feb. 15 explosion, a new study has found. Scientists created a video of the Russian meteor explosion's dust cloud to illustrate the phenomenon.
Tsunami,weather,science,cloud
  • -
  • Vote
  • -
Cool air offshore was very nearly at the saturation point, with a temperature near 20ºC and a dew point of about 19.5ºC. The air at this temperature can only hold a certain amount of water vapor, and how much it can hold depends heavily on the temperature. If you add more water into the air, a cloud will form, but you can also get a cloud to form by cooling the air. Drop the temperature, and it can no long hold as much water vapor, so some of it will condense out and a cloud will form."
clouds,pretty colors,science,weather,neat
Via: APOD
  • -
  • Vote
  • -

Peter Lowenstein captured this rare rainbow pileus cloud, which was later picked up by NASA's Astronomy Picture of the Day.

Back to Top