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A Tale of Ice and Snow

A Tale of Ice and Snow

Understanding Cloud Behavior through Computational Modeling On some days during the coldest months of winter, we are greeted by fluffy snow falling from the sky when we venture outside. On other days, it’s rain or an unpleasant combination of freezing

Article: Braving the Cold

Article: Braving the Cold

A genetic adaptation makes certain squirrels and hamsters immune to the cold You step outside of your building, bundled up in four different layers and a marshmallow coat. Buried beneath scarves, hats, and gloves, it’s still not enough to keep

It’s Getting Hot in Here

It’s Getting Hot in Here

Global warming takes its toll on sea turtles Sea turtles are the latest species affected by the rising temperatures characteristic of global warming. Researchers at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) fisheries have shown that the rising ocean temperatures

Q&A: How Cold Can Water Get?

Q&A: How Cold Can Water Get?

Way colder than you’d think! In fact, water doesn’t always freeze when the temperature reaches zero degrees Celsius, the value regularly cited as the freezing point of water. Under certain conditions, water can undergo “supercooling” and exist in a liquid