Analysis of lightning within a February 2011 snowstorm reveals that 73% of lightning flashes occurred close to tall, human-built structures.
The amount of moisture transpired from leaves increases for some tree species but drops on average.
Interspersed layers of debris in some of Antarctica's glaciers give clues to ancient swings in climate.
NASA's MESSENGER spacecraft discovered electric currents in Mercury's magnetosphere directed toward and away from the planet. Do the currents reach the planet? If so, where do they go?
Deep convective objects such as the plumes in thunderstorms can trigger gravity waves, which disturb the wind and temperatures hundreds of kilometers above Earth's surface.
The shape can also reveal information on the force required to carve sediment from its bank.
Metallic plasma layers in Earth's ionosphere interfere with radio communications and produce odd echo behavior at specific frequencies.
Researchers use satellite data to characterize the physical properties of the lunar wake and the processes that govern it.
Supercooled water contributes to sea ice growth in Antarctica.
Cooling inorganic and organic aqueous solutions makes the particles into more robust seeds of clouds.