Thomas Knutson

Jan. 25, 2008

Hurricanes, Climate and Weather

Researchers from the American Meteorological Society met this week in New Orleans, site of the Hurricane Katrina disaster just years ago. How much is known about the effects of climate change on hurricanes?

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Comet's Tail Shines Light on Sun

\tIn 2011, comet Lovejoy traveled through the sun’s corona and lived to tell the tale. But its tail was the most telling. Reporting in the journal Science, Cooper Downs, an astrophysicist at Predictive Science Inc. in San Diego, Calif., says that the wiggly path of the comet’s tail helps explain the sun’s magnetic field. \t 

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