Journal of Geophysical Research - Atmospheres

Study explains the mystery of ball lightning

(—Sightings of ball lightning have been made for centuries around the world – usually the size of a grapefruit and lasting up to twenty seconds – but no explanation of how it occurs has been universally accepted ...

dateOct 12, 2012 in General Physics
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Global climate prediction system models tested

(—A new study has found that climate-prediction models are good at predicting long-term climate patterns on a global scale but lose their edge when applied to time frames shorter than three decades and on sub-continental ...

dateSep 18, 2012 in Earth Sciences
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The brass ring of climate modeling

Finding a simple way to express complex climate processes is the ultimate prize. Scientists at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, University of Leeds, Colorado State University, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration ...

dateAug 05, 2013 in Earth Sciences
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