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Atmospheric sciences help us understand and predict the weather. Learn about topics such as the seasons, why it snows, and how rainbows are formed.
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Every night on the news, the weatherperson reports the UV index. What is the UV index and how is it calculated?

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Anemometer, an instrument for measuring wind speed. Anemometers are used not only in weather recording and forecasting, but also in mines, tunnels, and ventilation systems; in aircraft testing and other experimental work; and in aerial navigation.

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If a tornado was heading your way, you'd probably head for the hills. But for some people, it's just the beginning of a chase.

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