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Why is the pressure on the poles higher in Summer and lower in Winter?

My answer will only relate to the question in the title: Why is pressure on the poles higher in summer and lower in winter? Due to the axis tilt of the earth the winter hemisphere gets less heated by ...
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Are there any flights that fly east both from origin to destination and from destination to origin?

FlightAware suggests there are no non-stop flights from LA to Delhi. Was certainly going to point out that we're pretty limited on ultra long-haul flights still, and it'd take a very special flight ...
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Centrifugal Force in the Navier Stokes Equations

Based on the state of the discussion in the comments I was not sure whether this has an answer now, but I stumbled over it, and I think I can give a short answer from which one can learn a lot. I'll ...
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Why is the jet stream stronger in winter?

I'll look at the climates of the town of Inuvik In Canada's Northwest Territory at a latitude of 68°21′42″N against that of Mexico City at a latitude of 19°26'N. In July, the daily mean temperatures ...
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Why is the jet stream stronger in winter?

Because in summer the Arctic and sub-Arctic are quite warm, some days even hot, so winds blowing north from the Med or North Africa will not produce so great a contrast as they would in the winter. ...
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First to Sail the Jet Stream Around the World

It can't be done. That is my guess. I think you would need a pressure suit or cabin. I am a former USAF weather officer with flight experience. I have a Masters Degree in Meteorology and a BS in Space ...
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