This was the year of big data. Data graphics continue to thrive and designers are putting more thought into what the data are about, and that’s a very good thing.
Alabama tornado 2o11
Epic floods, massive wildfires, drought and the deadliest tornado season in 60 years are ravaging the United States. Scientists warn that climate change will bring even more extreme weather than we seen in the last century.
Large tornadoes occurring near gulf coast.
Tornadoes that occur from hurricanes moving inland from the Gulf Coast are increasing in frequency, according to researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology. This increase seems to reflect the increase in size and frequency among large hurricanes that make landfall from the Gulf of Mexico.
The researchers used five Nasa satellites to monitor the northern lights
The secrets of the Northern Lights, one of the world’s greatest natural spectacles, have been unlocked by scientists.
For most people, tornadoes are something to flee. But next month a small army of scientists will be doing just the opposite, crisscrossing the nation’s middle in search of twisters. (Pics)
In London, Ontario, a team from the University of Western Ontario is bringing a fairy tale to life at the Insurance Research Lab for Better Homes.