More stories by Jason Pelletier

Supernova Lights Up the Sky

A new supernova has been recently discovered by a group of students at the University College London and it should be bright enough to be vi…

The Tuskegee Weathermen

With Black History Month coming to a close, I wanted to take a look at the men that led the way for African Americans to gain entry into the…

Thanksgiving Weather History

Luckily this year we’ll be enjoying a wonderful week weather-wise but the Thanksgiving holiday is no stranger to stormy weather. Let’s take …

Big Brother Watches The Weather

We all probably know by now that the government monitors everyone’s activity on the internet. Typing in keywords such as “nuclear weapons” o…

Video Of The Joplin Tornado

The following video is security camera footage of the emergency waiting room at St. John’s Mercy Hospital in Joplin, Missouri when the torna…

Viewing Sunday’s Solar Eclipse Online

Those of us here on the East Coast are unfortunate in that we can’t see the “Ring of Fire” annular solar eclipse that is to occur this Sunda…

Take A Hike! …At Sessions Woods

Earlier this week I decided to take a walk at the Sessions Woods Wildlife Management Area located on Route 69 in Burlington. This is a great…

Eclipse To Miss The East Coast

On May 20th skywatchers in Eastern Asia and parts of western North America will be treated to a solar eclipse. Unfortunately because the sun…

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Waterspouts in Louisiana

On May 9th, Tim Osborn of the NOAA Coast Survey spotted these two waterspouts form in the waters near Grand Isle, Louisiana. The two watersp…

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Uses For That Old Garden Hose

If you work outside at all or even if you don’t, you probably have an old garden hose laying around. Instead of just letting it sit in a dar…

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A Trip to Lake Wononscopomuc

On Sunday morning my father and I decided to take a quick trip up to Lake Wononscopomuc up in Salisbury for a little fishing. Let’s take a l…

A Dangerous And Unfair Boating Law

Many lakes and ponds in the state have motor restrictions preventing boats with larger horsepower motors from operating on their waters. Thi…

Weather As Digital Art

This is an extremely cool wind map created by Google data visualization group leaders Fernanda Viégas and Martin Wattenberg. Viégas and Watt…