Daily Archives: November 12, 2014

Comedy Hour

We actually have people commenting here making the argument that a blanket doesn’t keep you warm, because it doesn’t make you hotter than your body temperature. Is it Tuesday night at the comedy club?

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Why Do They Build Dams?

Dams are often built to generate electricity. The way this works is that the dam impedes the flow of water, and thus increases the potential energy of the water behind the dam – creating a  large potential energy difference between the two … Continue reading

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Greenhouse Effect Is At The Core Of Weather Models

Every modern weather forecast model has a radiative transfer model in its core, which models the greenhouse effect. Weather models would not work without fairly accurate models of the greenhouse effect, because humidity and cloudiness have a large impact on temperature  – … Continue reading

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