Natural phenomena

Storm Cell over the Southern Appalachian Mountains

Storm Cell

This storm cell image taken from NASA’s high-altitude ER-2 aircraft, during a study aimed at gaining a better understanding of precipitation over mountainous terrain, on May 23, 2014 over the Southern Appalachian Mountains.   Image Credit: NASA / Stu Broce

By |June 20, 2014|Categories: Natural phenomena|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Breathtaking Double Tornadoes- video

Double Tornadoes

Double tornadoes are not something you hear about often. In this video two significant tornadoes at once, east of Norfolk near the town of Pilger, Nebraska.

By |June 19, 2014|Categories: Natural phenomena|Tags: , , |0 Comments

A hidden ‘ocean’ lies deep within Earth

Blue-colored mineral called ringwoodite

Researchers say a layer of minerals in the mantle could hold up to three times the water present on Earth’s surface.   Fragments of the blue-colored mineral called ringwoodite.   Credit Northwestern University

By |June 17, 2014|Categories: Natural phenomena|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Tropical Cyclone Cristina

Tropical Cyclone

Tropical Cyclone Cristina was churning over the eastern Pacific Ocean off the coast of Mexico, on June 12, 2014, when Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Aqua satellite, acquired this image.

By |June 16, 2014|Categories: Natural phenomena|Tags: , , |0 Comments

A Tribute to Discomfort

Tribute to Discomfort

These breathtaking video and images through the pages of National Geographic, by photographer Cory Richards.    Watch the amazing video…

By |June 15, 2014|Categories: Natural phenomena|Tags: , |0 Comments

Weather versus Climate Change

Weather versus Climate Change

Neil deGrasse Tyson explains, with the help of this cute dog, the difference between Weather and the Climate Change.   Take a look at the video…

By |June 14, 2014|Categories: Natural phenomena|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Silent Storms

Aurora

In a way Silent Storms shows how the night skies can be, during the three seasons with darkness in northern arctic Scandinavia; autumn, winter and spring.

By |June 13, 2014|Categories: Natural phenomena|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Where is it?

Earth from above

In this video you can see some of the most famous spots from Earth-observing satellites. Even some of the most familiar places, from this perspective can be difficult to recognize.    Watch the video from ESA

By |June 13, 2014|Categories: Natural phenomena|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Phaeocystis in a drop of Sea Water

Phaeocystis

Phaeocystis, suspended in a drop of seawater from Casco Bay off the coast of Maine.     Image © John Stetson and Southern Maine Community College photography class

By |June 12, 2014|Categories: Natural phenomena|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

U.S. Department of State to Hold World’s 1st Ocean Conference

Ocean

John Kerry, the U.S. Secretary of State, intends to create a global movement to protect the ocean and is calling on government leaders from around the world join him.    Image © Greenpeace

By |June 11, 2014|Categories: Natural phenomena|Tags: , , |0 Comments
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