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Landscape painters have been representing clouds in their art for centuries. Different artists with different styles have painted clouds differently. Check out the Clouds in Art Interactive ...Read more Brought to you by CMMAP
The science of physics plays a key role in many space weather phenomena. Charged particles, magnetic fields, forces and motion, and the electromagnetic spectrum are all part of space weather ...Read more Brought to you by CISM
Earthquakes happen as large blocks of the Earth’s crust move suddenly past one another because of the force of plate tectonics. These blocks of the Earth’s crust meet at cracks called faults ...Read more
Stars are huge balls of gas and plasma that give off heat and light. Our Sun is an "average" star - some stars are much larger or smaller. Stars are powered by nuclear fusion in their cores ...Read more