Using an instrument they've named the HOLODEC, for Holographic Detector for Clouds, scientists can now see in fine detail the way air and water droplets mix at a cloud's wispiest edge.
October 2, 2015 Scientists soared through clouds with a new instrument that takes 3-D pictures of the edge. What they learned about the size and density of droplets surprised them and might lead to better forecasts.
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Clouds are seen filling the South Rim of the Grand Canyon in Arizona on Thursday, in a weather phenomenon at the national park.
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December 12, 2014 The Grand Canyon National Park sent out amazing photos of the event yesterday; on Friday, they posted a time-lapse video.
Do you see what I see? That's the question Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield asks about this image he took from the International Space Station.
April 5, 2014 The image comes from Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield, who gained fans last year when he tweeted photos and messages about his stint on the International Space Station.
Vincent Schaefer, one of the General Electric scientists who worked on Project Cirrus in the 1940s, makes snow in the lab using dry ice.
October 21, 2013 Dry ice has popped out of bottles, dropped into hurricanes and slithered across many a haunted house floor. As we know after recent events, when sealed in a container, it can create an impressive airport hullabaloo. Here's a short history of the chemical character, at once troubled and sublime.
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