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"The Northern Lights Centre also incorporates interactive displays that explain the science and folklore of the Northern Lights with the latest information about the Canadian space program. Canadian rocket technology played an important part in early Northern Lights research."
"LiveScience, launched in 2004, is the trusted and provocative source for highly accessible science, health and technology news for people who are curious about their minds, bodies, and the world around them. Our team of experienced science reporters, editors and video producers explore the latest discoveries, trends and myths, interviewing expert sources and offering up deep and broad analyses of topics that affect peoples' lives in meaningful ways."
"Of all weather phenomena, clouds are among the most fascinating. From the silky filaments to high altitude cirrus to the towering, threatening mass of storm-bearing cumulonimbus, clouds are as varied as the weather itself."
Although this blog is not academically relevant, it does have some interesting cloud pictures.
"Death Valley is most well known for being one of the hottest places on earth. Death Valley weather is influenced by the surrounding mountain ranges and the sparse rainfall. Summer daytime temperatures of 120°F are routine, dropping into the 90-degree range at night."
From Environment Canada: "At Environment Canada (EC), our business is protecting the environment, conserving the country's natural heritage, and providing weather and meteorological information to keep Canadians informed and safe."
"As Pachokla explains, that band of colors is, in reality, a moonbow. Like a rainbow, its daylight equivalent, a moonbow is produced when light is broken up into its constituent colors as it passes through water droplets. In both cases, the source of light is the same: the Sun. In the case of the rainbow, sunlight produces its effect directly. In the case of the moonbow, however, that sunlight is first reflected off the surface of the moon and then shines back down to Earth."- Robin McKie , The Observer 2010
St. Elmo's Fire
St. Elmo’s fire is a static electric weather phenomenon that occurs during thunderstorms and streams up tall objects. The fire is named after St. Erasmus of Formiae, the patron saint of sailors, because it often occurs on ships — sailors have reported balls of fire dancing on ships and climbing their ships' masts.