When Patrick Minnis saw video of the "mystery" contrail Nov. 9 that looked like a missile launch near Catalina Island off Los Angeles, he figured it the way most people did.
When NASA scientists visited New Orleans to set up the A-Train Symposium, employees at the hotel hosting the event asked them to reach out to local students.
A pyrocumulonimbus storm combines smoke and fire with the features of a violent thunderstorm.
Biochar is fantastic for enriching soil, and you can make it yourself.
Scientists will spend the next three years trying to understand the climate impacts of about 770 million tons of dust carried into the atmosphere every year from the Sahara Desert.
NASA's upcoming Climate Absolute Radiance and Refractivity Observatory - or CLARREO - mission will provide accurate, credible, and tested climate records.
As the 2010 hurricane season moves past its peak storm potential, a group of scientists and engineers from Langley Research Center are winding down their role in NASA's biggest hurricane research campaign in a decade.
Thousands of wildfires are underway at any given time across the globe, and this "biomass" burning is part of the equation for global warming.
Elena Kukavskaya's grew up in Siberia's third largest city. Today, she's a researcher and newly-minted Fulbright scholar working with NASA to find better ways to measure carbon emissions from forest fires.
NASA Chat: 'Bad' Ozone Threatens Human and Plant Health, Wednesday, Aug. 25, 1 p.m. EDT