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Rare noctilucent clouds seen over Armagh

Rare noctilucent or "night shining" clouds were observed over Armagh on the night of 19th/20th June. These silvery, highly structured clouds take many forms, ranging from delicate feather structures to streamers, ...

dateJun 24, 2014 in Earth Sciences
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Organic conundrum in Large Magellanic Cloud

(Phys.org) —A group of organic chemicals that are considered carcinogens and pollutants today on Earth, but are also thought to be the building blocks for the origins of life, may hold clues to how carbon-rich ...

dateJun 23, 2014 in Astronomy
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Cracks emerge in the cloud

A systematic analysis reveals that cloud storage services have security weaknesses that can inadvertently leak users' data.

dateJun 20, 2014 in Security
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CLOUD sees through the haze

The CLOUD (Cosmic Leaving OUtdoor Droplets) experiment at CERN, which is studying whether cosmic rays have a climatically significant effect on aerosols and clouds, is also tackling one of the most challenging ...

dateJun 11, 2014 in Earth Sciences
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Checking up on tropical sunlight

Science is not settled on a bet or a hunch. Measurements and data feed conclusions and provide clarity. Scientists at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory found that two ground-based stations on a tropical ...

dateJun 11, 2014 in Earth Sciences
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