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27 votes
3 answers
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Antarctic and arctic meltwater is "bad" because it's dark, but why is transparent liquid on white stuff so dark?

22 votes
2 answers
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"Five of the Solomon Islands disappeared" due to sea level rise, how is this possible so quickly?

19 votes
1 answer
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Is Earth getting heavier or lighter?

18 votes
2 answers
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Does the US National Weather Service use Celsius or Fahrenheit?

18 votes
2 answers
786 views

Is this 70km crack in an ice shelf of Antarctica remarkable, or a regular occurrence?

17 votes
8 answers
5k views

Ways to make a "How hard is it raining?" detector for personal use?

16 votes
1 answer
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Why (actually) is the night sky so bright in the city? How far up is that happening?

14 votes
1 answer
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What is likely to have happened with these newly discovered antarctic volcanos below the ice?

14 votes
1 answer
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Why would India have so much thorium on its beaches?

14 votes
1 answer
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Why don't iron meteorites on Mars rust or oxidize? Why are they shiny?

14 votes
5 answers
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How are barometric pressure measurements traceable over centuries to 100 parts per million accuracy?

13 votes
3 answers
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Why have "ozone-depleting substances" led to a third of all global warming and half of arctic sea ice loss?

13 votes
2 answers
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Why are the clouds white and Australia black in weather satellite infrared images?

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3 answers
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What are the distinguishing features of an "artificial seismic wave" (e.g. a large underground explosion)

13 votes
1 answer
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What is an "exquisitely rare pollen corona"? How can pollen produce several tight rainbow circles around the Sun, and why pollen specifically?

12 votes
2 answers
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Are there some places near the equator that are hottest in their winter and some that are hottest in their summer? Is there a map of this?

12 votes
1 answer
682 views

Are "monoliths" giant, isolated rocks sitting in dirt, or are they continuous with bedrock

12 votes
1 answer
406 views

What kind of rock is this being eaten by a rock-eating worm?

11 votes
1 answer
468 views

Photo of sprites in a clear dark sky, how is this possible?

10 votes
1 answer
800 views

How are data from tiltmeters used to monitor volcanic activity?

10 votes
2 answers
350 views

Is there a "submerged object" in Australia that causes a magnetic deviation of 20 degrees?

10 votes
4 answers
210 views

What does "glacier collapse" mean?

10 votes
1 answer
242 views

How quickly is the Earth shrinking?

10 votes
2 answers
720 views

What is the nature of the "unexpected geomagnetic pulse that took place beneath South America in 2016"?

9 votes
1 answer
108 views

How is the distribution of Argo floats managed over the Earth's oceans?

9 votes
3 answers
843 views

Why are atmospheric BrO and ClO important to measure by satellite?

9 votes
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Was this spherical device used in weather forecasting in the 1960's?

9 votes
1 answer
253 views

What causes the "ripples" that extend east-west along the mid-atlantic ridge?

9 votes
1 answer
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What conditions could produce 50 km long lava tubes?

9 votes
3 answers
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ppmV versus μmol/mol for atmospheric CO2 - how to convert?

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