meteorology

meteorology

Hurricane Patricia breaks records and threatens Mexico and Texas
October 23, 2015 · Be The First To Comment

In only 24 hours, the strongest hurricane on record was born. Hurricane Patricia, which dumped devastating rains over Central Mexico and blasted 200 mile-per-hour sustained winds Friday evening and Saturday morning, had a central pressure two millibars lower than Hurricane Wilma, the previous record holder. Wilma struck the Yucatan Peninsula and moved on to the […]

Intergalactic planet hoppers land at HMNS Sugar Land with Zula Patrol: Mission Weather
February 5, 2013 · Be The First To Comment

Do the names Bula, Multo, Zeeter, Wizzy or Wigg mean anything to you? They will after a visit to HMNS Sugar Land’s latest exhibit, Zula Patrol: Mission Weather, which teaches kids aged from pre-kindergarten to the third grade and beyond all about Earth’s weather systems with hands-on, interactive activities. Starting this Friday, this band of […]

Explore: Snow Science [12 Days of HMNS]
December 14, 2009 · 1 Comment

Hello, holidays! Today is the First Day of HMNS – for the next 12 days, we’ll be featuring another fun video of a holiday museum activity here on the blog (or, you can get a sneak peek at all the videos on 12days.hmns.org – we won’t tell). For our first video, we wondered about snow […]

Science Doesn’t Sleep (8.28.08)
August 28, 2008 · Be The First To Comment

photo credit: audreyjm529 So here’s what went down after you logged off. Paleontologists have found the fossil of a 75-million year old pregnant turtle – something that has never before been found. We’re lucky to have the Gueymard telescope – one of the largest in the country for public viewing – right in our backyard. […]


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