Spring Training

Old Man Winter is leaving town, and its time to get the lawn in shape for the spring and summer. Make sure your lawn gets off to the right s…

Video: Angry Birds in Space

Angry Birds Space has provided NASA an opportunity to share a core concept of space exploration: gravity. Not only does gravity play a vital…

Tornado Safety 101

Every year around 1000 tornadoes touch down in the United States. A very small percentage of tornados actually hit buildings but still peopl…

Full Moon Names And Their Meanings

I was watching the news the other day and Gil Simmons mentioned that this month’s full moon was called the “Worm” moon. Last month was the “…

Jupiter and Venus

Jupiter and Venus are side by side setting in the Western sky tonight like a pair of gleaming eyes. Venus is on the right and the pair is ab…

The Great Blizzard of 1888

Here in Connecticut and across the majority of the northeast, this winter has been relatively mild and very disappointing for all of the sno…

How To Treat Seasonal Allergies

So far this winter has been one of the most mild winters on record. In Connecticut, January was the 4th warmest ever and February was the 2n…

The ITCZ

The ITCZ, or Inter-Tropical Convergence zone appears as a band of shows and thunderstorms extending along the Earths equator. It exists beca…

Time to Shut It Down and Wrap It Up

Your garden has fared well during the summer, but now that fall is here, it’s time to shift and adjust to a different kind of maintenance; o…

You Want To Pick Your Own?

You wouldnt be a true New Englander unless you scurried to a local farm to pick your own fruits and veggies. There are plenty of charming fa…

Video: Dangers of Frostbite

Ever hear the term windchill and wonder what it is. Your car thermometer reads 35 degrees but when you walk outside and the wind blows it fe…

The Truth About 2012: Solar Storms

Should we be concerned about solar storms in 2012? Heliophysicist Alex Young from NASA Goddard Space Flight Center sorts out truth from fict…

Aloha Tornado

Showers and thunderstorms are not uncommon to the Hawaiian Islands. What is a fairly uncommon happening, however, is a supercell thunderstor…