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Night After Rain

I recently came across a very weathered book of poems by Philip M. Raskin. Several pages were missing or otherwise destroyed, but I see a certain beauty in things that have survived. I felt this particular poem might have been … Continue reading

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The Dew Point

The temperature at which water vapor in the air condenses, or turns to liquid, is called the dew point. There is no single dew point however. It depends on how much water vapor is in the air. If there is … Continue reading

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How High? Clouds and their relative heights

Here’s an infotoon on the heights of clouds. When you see a cloud in the sky, how high is it? Here’s a relative chart that can help approximate what kinds of clouds those are and roughly how high in the … Continue reading

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How A Cold Front Works

A front is the area between air masses that have different levels of humidity and temperature. Cold air can move in and slide under warmer air, which makes it rise and condense, causing rain. The same thing can happen when … Continue reading

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The Water Cycle

Earth’s water is constantly being recycled, a phenomenon also known as the hydrological process. It can take one of three forms: liquid, gas, and solid, and all three can be involved in the cycle. This infotoon originally appeared in Kids … Continue reading

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