Monthly Archives: May 2014

Jet Streams, Weather and Flights

Jet stream consists of ribbons of very strong winds which move weather systems around the globe. These streams are found 9-16 km above the surface of the Earth, below the tropopause. How Are They formed? Jet streams are formed by … Continue reading

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Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Scale

All Hurricanes are dangerous, but some are more so than others. The way storm surge, wind and other factors combine determine the hurricanes destructive power. To make comparisons easier and to make the predicted hazards of approaching hurricanes clearer to … Continue reading

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So Who Has Won the Election?

The sweep is certainly breathtaking. Way beyond what most surveys and exit polls predicted. To be sure, our commitment to the democratic spirit demands that we recognize the mandate for what it…

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Map showing how India tweeted about polls (link)

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