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Landscape painters have been representing clouds in their art for centuries. Different artists with different styles have painted clouds differently. Check out the Clouds in Art Interactive ...Read more Brought to you by CMMAP
Live and recent images of the Sun from telescopes around the world and satellites in space. Spanning the spectrum from X-rays to infrared images, these views reveal sunspots, solar flares, and ...Read more Brought to you by CISM
Atmospheric optics shows us how light behaves as it passes through the atmosphere. From rainbows to the northern lights, these optical features allow us to learn about atmospheric conditions ...Read more
Stars are huge balls of gas and plasma that give off heat and light. Our Sun is an "average" star - some stars are much larger or smaller. Stars are powered by nuclear fusion in their cores ...Read more
3/9 Earthquake with magnitude 8.6 hits Andreanof, Alaska in 1957
3/13 William Herschel discovered Uranus on this date in 1781 Details
3/13 F5 tornado hits Hesston and Goessel, Kansas, in 1990, part of a major Central US tornado outbreak