It does rain or precipitate on other planets and moons. On Neptune, scientists suspect it rains pure carbon in the form of diamonds.
Natural Bridge State Park, which is far from the city lights that make it harder to see the stars, has been recognized as an International Dark Sky Park. It's the fourth state park in Virginia to win the designation.
The spring equinox, also called the vernal equinox, marks the beginning of the spring season in the Northern Hemisphere.
Landscaping and gardening tools that are electric- or gas-powered may require maintenance or service before you use them this season. Electric tools like a cordless hedge trimmer will need to be charged fully prior to use. If the rechargeable battery doesn’t hold a charge as well as it used to, you may need to replace it. Gas-powered tools need their fluids and tires checked.
A moment in time
While on a journey to study the sun, NASA's Parker Solar Probe has captured an incredible new view of Venus.
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The amount of ice covering Earth varies year to year, but over decades, trends emerge. A recent analysis shows the amount of Earth's ice is decreasing.
23. Light a fire. If your fireplace runs on wood instead of gas, a fire is another way to keep a room warm and enjoy a cozy night. "Make sure that your flue is properly opened and clean to make sure that smoke doesn't come back in the home but goes properly up the flue," Benjamin said. "When the fire is out, you should of course close the flue because it's like having an open window."
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Ice crystals are made of water molecules, which are formed by two hydrogen atoms and one oxygen atom.
In the longest, darkest nights of the year, we turn to the light.