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New system uses a supercomputer and crowd-sourced observations to improve short-term world weather predictions.

Chris Gorski, Editor

A network of smartphones can improve short-term weather forecasts.

Marcus Woo, Contributor

What happens when a tornado spins in the opposite direction

Emilie Lorditch, Staff Writer

Climate change is warming our oceans, and that thermal energy is fueling stronger hurricanes.

Annie Roth, Contributor

Do you know your risk?

Emilie Lorditch, Staff Writer

Ambitious plan aims to keep waste out of rivers without massive new pipes.

Gabriel Popkin, Contributor

Bacteria that help sorghum survive drought could someday be used as probiotics for crops.

Anna Katrina Hunter, Contributor

Researchers discover that the arrangement of cities’ streets and buildings affect how much heat they trap.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

Behind the scenes of forecasting winter weather at the Olympics

Emilie Lorditch, Staff Writer

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