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Aug 27, 2015 09:30 AM ET // Discovery News
Teams from the National Hurricane Center capture images of Tropical Storm Erika from all angles in these photos.
Aug 21, 2015 01:02 PM ET // Cody Barr, Velocity.com
Nearly every commercial airliner is struck by lightning at least once each year, according to Air and Space Magazine. Continue reading →
Aug 21, 2015 06:30 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Ten years after Katrina, NASA is building a network of mini-satellites that will unveil hurricanes' deadly power.
Aug 17, 2015 05:27 PM ET // Jason Major
In TWO stunning orbital photos, a thunderstorm over Mexico generated two huge, red sprites reaching into space.
Aug 17, 2015 11:35 AM ET // Larry O'Hanlon
The desert's rising heat could affect everything from rainfall in the Sahel to the quality of soils in Italy.
Aug 7, 2015 08:48 AM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Bolts from the sky can have an effect that was previously thought only to be created by a meteorite striking Earth. →
Jul 24, 2015 11:55 AM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
If it seems like thunderstorms happen more at night, it's because they do. But we literally can't see them coming.
Jul 18, 2015 10:00 AM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Only about a quarter of precipitation ends up in the oceans. Where does the rest go? Continue reading →
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