Better storm prediction by knowing more about raindrops

Did you know that knowing the size of raindrops can help scientists better predict storm behaviour and the after effects of storms in different regions? The GPM mission is designed to help do just that.

Audio clips and a companion Facebook Page

I have some news to share with you quickly. Audio clips Firstly, I have added audio clips to each of the articles on the site with a short overview of what the article is about. It occurred to me that many of the kids who may visit the site may not be able to readContinue reading “Audio clips and a companion Facebook Page”

The largest galaxy in the known universe

Listen to this: Have you ever wondered which galaxy is the biggest galaxy in the known universe? Apparently, the galaxy known as IC 1101, located in the Virgo constellation (although Deep Astronomy states it is in the Serpens constellation in the video below), is a giant. According to a 1990 New York Times article titled “Sighting of LargestContinue reading “The largest galaxy in the known universe”


Listen to this: According to Wikipedia: A tsunami (plural: tsunamis or tsunami; from Japanese: 津波, lit. “harbor wave”;[1] English pronunciation: /tsuːˈnɑːmi/[2]) , also known as a seismic sea wave, is a series of waves in a water body caused by the displacement of a large volume of water, generally in an ocean or a largeContinue reading “Tsunami’s”