B.S. and an M.S. in Atmospheric Chemistry. Extremely amateur astronomer. Abnormally fascinated with weather. In 2007, look out for Hurricane Andrea.
A new book takes a look at how human language is formed, from its humble beginnings in the babbling child to its ultimate complexities of grammar and tense.
Dust and other small particles in the atmosphere may be altering monsoon rain patterns.
Scientists study a color-changing volcanic lake.
Computer scientists combat film piracy.
Rare colorful marvel makes an appearance over Spokane, WA.
Would you be excited about or wary of sharing your name with one of nature's most destructive forces?
--asks Rachel Warren from Brooklyn, NY