Why Does the Atmosphere Not Drift off Into Space?
After all, it is only air. What keeps it here?
Why Is the Sky Blue?
This may sound like an easy question... it's not!
How did Earth's atmosphere form?
Earth is on its third atmosphere! We wouldn't have liked the first two at all!
What Causes a Rainbow?
Learn how to be in the right place at the right time.
What's the Difference Between Fog and Clouds?
Aren't they the same thing?
Keeping an Eye on Volcanic Ash
To an aircraft, a volcanic ash cloud is like a sky full of broken glass.
See how angles and distances affect your view of rainbows.
Cloud iridescence looks amazing
Types of Clouds
Learn about common cloud types and what they can tell us about the weather!
How Is Air Quality Measured?
Satellites orbiting above Earth monitor what’s in our air.
What Is the Jet Stream?
Learn about these fast-moving ribbons of air that are high in our atmosphere.
What Are Trade Winds?
Learn about how these winds that are important for sailors also influence our weather.
What Are High and Low Pressure Systems?
Is air super heavy?
What Is an Atmospheric River?
Learn more about these moving columns of water vapor in the sky!
How's the weather on other planets?
If you think Earth can have bad weather, check out these places!
Why Does Wind Blow?
It's all about temperature.