Germany is on the same latitude as Maine. That’s nowhere near the latitude of Arizona, which gets more direct sunlight (insolation) than any other state including California, yet Germany leads the world in solar production with more than 17,000 MW. By contrast, the U.S. generates nearly 3,000 MW. So what’s Germany doing right that the U.S. isn’t, which could create thousands of solar jobs and get us energy independent?
Reasons for the seasons - Rebecca Kaplan - Why do some regions experience full-time heat while others are reckoning with frigid temperatures and snow? And why are the seasons reversed in the two hemispheres? Rebecca Kaplan explains how the shape of the Earth's orbit around the Sun and the Earth's tilt on its axis affect the amount of sunlight each region receives
Cloud Formation: A Brief Explanation of How Do Clouds Form
Cloud Formation: How Do Clouds Form? Clouds are an interesting natural phenomena. Enlarge Image Clouds are a natural phenomena which are very to the humans. One important feature of clouds is that the weather can be predicted to a certain level with the help of studying cloud formations. Any planet having an atmosphere in the solar system will have clouds. Clouds exist on the other planets like Venus, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn. Clouds are condensed droplets suspended in the atmosphere above…