planetary science

atmospheric 'rivers' cause many droughts and floods on Earth

Posted in Science on 5th Nov, 2017
by Alex Muller

In many places, water access depends partly upon atmospheric rivers, bands of water vapour propelled along jets of air that trace swirling routes above the Earth.

$17.9-billion funding plan for NASA would boost planetary science

Posted in Science on 9th May, 2014
by Alex Muller

Advocates of space exploration say the funding proposal is notable for a significant increase in support for planetary science.