The Interesting History of Weather Forecasting

A lighthouse on a mountain under a cloudy sky

People have always enjoyed trying to predict things. Gambling is a major indication of our tendency to try to calculate outcomes before they take place. One such favorite pastime people employed for fun or to impress is predicting the upcoming weather conditions. Since ancient times, people have carefully analyzed the weather patterns … Read more

What Is It Like to Be a Storm Chaser?

Assembly of two photos from National Severe Storms Laboratory (NSSL) in Norman, Oklahoma that shows staff and instrument chasing tornadoes during the first VORTEX project from 1994 1995

One doesn’t need permission to become a storm chaser, but there are lots of things to consider, including several laws, education, and equipment. If you love storms and are interested in knowing what it is like to be a storm chaser, then you are reading just the right article. Let’s get started. … Read more

What Are Fast Radio Bursts?

Artist’s impression of a fast radio burst FRB 181112 traveling through space and reaching Earth

Let’s unveil the mysterious phenomenon of nature that has confused the scientists and astronomers of its true existence. We are talking about Fast Radio Bursts (FRBs), which are intense bursts of radio emission that are as short as milliseconds and show the characteristic dispersion sweep of radio pulsars. We also recommend you … Read more

National Weatherman’s Day

Sun’s rays breaking through the clouds

When planning an event or even going about our daily routine, we usually check the weather forecast before leaving the house. This is done to ensure that we are prepared before heading outside, whether it’s for school, college, work, or errands. Checking the weather helps us to know when to bring an … Read more

Tips for Urban and City Stargazers


Some people who live in the city might find it difficult to stargaze from their neighborhoods. That even though there are lots of telescopes for sale today, people are still not into astronomy because they are unable to see the stars due to light pollution. But did you know that even though … Read more

Upcoming Schedule of Solar and Lunar Eclipses

lunar eclipse

An eclipse is the masking of a celestial body by another along an observer’s line of sight. From our perspective on Earth, there are two types of eclipses that occur. One is the lunar eclipse which is the blocking of the moon by the Earth’s shadow, and the other one is the … Read more

5 Tips to Help You Chose a Telescope for Astronomy

5 Tips to Help You Chose a Telescope for Astronomy

Odds are, if you’re looking to get into astronomy or looking to upgrade your telescope, you’ve already realized it’s not as easy as it looks. When talking about telescopes it’s so easy to get caught up in all the technical terms, mechanics and features which often leaves people frustrated before it’s all … Read more