27 Storms — hurricanes of 2005

I'm beginning a unit on weather and climate in high school Earth Science tomorrow, and am scouring Google videos for movies depicting weather patterns from space. One excellent video I came across is 27 Storms: Arlene to Zeta, which shows relationships between ocean surface temperatures and storm tracks. It was produced by NASA and NOAA, …

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Presidential science debate?

The editorial column of the February 2008 issue of Scientific American includes a call for the presidential candidates to have a debate over issues of science and technology. Consider this partial list of issues that the next president of the U.S. will need to address: reducing greenhouse gas emissions; ensuring freshwater supplies; encouraging reliance on …

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